Unformatted text preview: in the western world, it is used more as a spice. Can be natural tonic as well to build resistance to common diseases such as Asthma, or the common cold. Some uses for Saffron in the eastern world are, to treat acne and skin diseases, help gum pain, mixture of saffron and olive oil can help cure hurt muscles, etc. Where does it come from? Comes from a Crocus, which is from the iris family. Cultivated in Autumn/fall season. Where is it grown today? Saffron is harvested in Spain(Largest), Greece, India, Turkey, Iran(Largest)....
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- Spring '08
- Common cold, saffron, Iridaceae