saffron milk, benefits and Recipe

saffron milk is fantastic drink for your health and happiness. we know lots of drinks that give us happiness and instead take health from us and we will be upset after a while. saffron milk is simple making drink, Extraordinary taste and helpful for your health.

How to make saffron milk (Indian kesar milk)


  • 2 cups milk
  • One to four tablespoons of powdered saffron
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or honey (Optional)
  • Peanut kernel powder, cashew or pistachio (To decorate)
  • One-third tablespoon of green cardamom powder (Optional)

saffron milk

saffron milk recipe

in order to making saffron milk first put milk on Medium heat to get warm. then add the ingredients (saffron, syrup and cardamom) and let it hot to 5 minute and while it is heating Stir the mixture gently.

if you added peanut kernel powder, cashew or pistachio to the mixture heat it for 40 – 50 minute. Your milk and saffron mixture is ready to drink, have a good time.

Saffron milk benefits

  • Increase skin clarity and radiance
  • Memory Improvement
  • Increase sexual potency
  • Anti-depressant
  • Improve heart health
  • and more…

1. Saffron milk benefits for skin

saffron and milk is a good mixture for skin and you can use it as a face mask or drink  for your skin health. our experience in research center shown that saffron have positive effect on lightness, clarity and softening of the skin.

more than 50% of saffron production in the world use in Beauty products and pharmaceutical industries this is not by accident or an advertising technique. if you look at to the research paper in the scientific references you will find many of article that are speaking about saffron properties for skin.

saffron milk benefits for skin


2. benefits of saffron milk for male

one of important saffron benefits is increase sexual potency in male. researches shows using saffron with milk can be useful for increasing sperm motility and quality.

in this research conduct an clinical trial on some of men with average normal sperm quality 27% and the average of normal sperm after than using saffron arrive to 35%.

as a result of this report it is stated that saffron have positive effect on morphology and motility of sperm but it doesn’t increases sperm count.

3. saffron milk benefits for heart

saffron has 2 important benefits that are useful in heart disease, antioxidant properties and anti-inflammatory properties. both of this properties work in the same way and try to decrease oxidation of fat.

let’s look at to a rule; low cholesterol = decrease heart disorders

saffron is part of herbal medicine that can be used as a combination with chemical drugs for treatment of diseases. one of important properties of saffron is having some of powerful antioxidant agent such as crocin and safranal that are helpful in decreasing free radicals.

animal study shown that saffron can decrease as much as 50% of cholesterol and be helpful in heart, arteries and blood vessels health. increasing special antioxidant in our body can decrease free radicals, in order to decreasing free radicals lower lipoprotein oxidation and Sediment on the cardiovascular system.

4. saffron milk benefits for memory

one of the most important benefits of saffron is improving nervous system. lots of researches verify the effect of saffron on the nervous system function.

  • Anticonvulsant effects
  • Anti-Alzheimer effects
  • Antidepressant and anti- schizophrenia effects
  • Anti-Parkinson effects
  • oxidative damages and neurotoxicity
  • neuronal injury and apoptosis
  • and more

some of these function have complex mechanism and we don’t have enough information about them, but they has been proven in the clinical trials and our experimental observations. if you want to read the source of these research you can read this article.

Best time to drink saffron milk

the best time that we can recommended to drink saffron milk is 1 hour before than sleep. if you drink this mixture before than sleep you will have a good night’s sleep. saffron and milk in order to their properties are useful for normal sleep disorders.

read this article for more information:


saffron milk for good sleep


saffron milk during pregnancy

consumption of saffron during pregnancy have specific sensitivity that we have to notice them. some research show that saffron Consumption in the first trimester of pregnancy can be so dangerous and recommended to avoid of use it.

so don’t use saffron in the first trimester and Be careful for the rest of pregnancy period.

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