Zafferano dell'Aquila Pure Organic Italian Saffron
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The extraordinary health properties of Organic Italian saffron, make this spice unique in the world. It is obtained from the "Crocus Sativus L." flower, whose red filaments, called stigmas, are taken by hand, dried, and packed in whole pieces in order to save the purity and quality of the product. The type of Saffron used by Dolceterra is the result of an accurate top selection of the best saffron coming from Italy. Its ruby red colour, the intense and delicate aroma and its unequalled taste make it a high quality product able to enhance the flavours of food without hiding them.
Impressive Health Benefits of Organic Italian saffron:
Organic Italian Saffron health benefits includes promoting mental health, helping prevent macular degeneration, enhancing the skin, preventing hair loss, supporting respiratory health, increasing sexual vitality, relieving pain and supporting hormone system. Other benefits includes support heart health, promoting good digestion and good for optimal cell function.
This beautiful plant offers many health benefits. Scientific studies show that you can prevent cancer by eating saffron.
In multiple studies, scientists are finding that Organic Italian Saffron has the unique ability to both slow and reverse cancer growth!
Organic Saffron’s cancer-preventive properties include inhibiting the promotion of tumors and preventing chemical modifications to DNA that can activate cancer genes or induce new cancer-causing mutations.
Additionally, saffron has been shown to help reduce the harmful effects produced by chemotherapy drugs.
Saffron Nutrition Information (per 2g):
Omega-3 fatty acids 25 mg
Omega-6 fatty acids 15.1 mg
Protein 0.2 g
Vitamin A -10.6 UI
Vitamin C- 1.6 mg – 3% RDA
Vitamin B6- 1%
Folate- 1.9 mcg
Calcium- 2.2 mg
Iron 0.2 mg – 1% RDA
Magnesium -5.3 mg – 1% RDA
Phosphorus- 5 mg – 1% RDA
Potassium -34.5 mg – 1% RDA
Manganese 0.6 -mg – 28% RDA
Selenium 0.1 – mcg
Calories 6.2 kJ
Carbohydrates 19.7 kJ
Fat 4.2 kJ
Protein 2.5 kJ
Total Carbohydrate 1.3 g
Dietary fiber 0.1 g
Suggestion for use:
For Health: Infusion with Honey and Lemon (2-3 Saffron Stigmas)
To cook: In order to better taste the flavour of saffron rice, it is advisable to use 10 stigmas for each person: with 0,5 grams of saffron you can season 800 gr of saffron rice (8 people dose)- Stigmas need to be infused in a half coffee cup of hot water for 4-8 hours. The longer the saffron will saty in infusion the better will be the final result. Cook the risotto and when it will be almost ready pour the infusion.
We have two types of products for shipping. Simple Items and Special Care Items (Alcohol and Cured Meats). For Simple items shipping cost is 14$ or free for order over 90$. For special care items shipping is free over 250$ or calculated on the weight of the order.
Every order for every item over 250$ is shipping fee free.
|Weight of parcel||Cost $|
|5-6 kg||35 $|
|7-9 kg||39 $|
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