What is Saffron Essential Oil?
Saffron oil is the essential oil extracted from the saffron spice. The oil contain excellent therapeutic characteristics, which makes it a sought-after essential oil for medicinal and number of other applications.
Interesting Facts to Know About Saffron Essential Oil:
Saffron is among the world’s most expensive spice. A single pound of saffron spice (450 grams) may cost you somewhere between 1000 to 3000 USD.
This is because of labor-intensive harvesting method of saffron, which results in way higher cost of production. Besides, it is rare type of spice loaded with surprising medicinal characteristics that is grown in northern regions of India, particularly in Kashmir state in India.
Saffron is harvested by hand from the Crocus sativus flower, commonly known as the “saffron crocus.” The term “saffron” applies to the flower’s thread-like structures, or stigma.