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Saffron Essential Oil


Botanical Name Crocus sativus
Country of Origin Southwest Asia
Solubility In Alcohol and Fixed / Carrier Oils
Specific Gravity @ 25 °C, 0.910-0.915
Optical Rotation (20°C), -5° to +10°
Refrective Index (20?). 1.476 – 1.480
PlantPart crocus
Bland With It is only partially soluble in alcohol and fixed/carrier oils.
CAS No 42553-65-1
Flash Point 450 degrees
Extraction Method Steam Distilled
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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.

Additional information

Net Quantity

10000ML / 338.14Oz / 22.00lbs, 1000ML / 33.81Oz / 2.20lbs, 100ML / 3.38Oz / 0.22lbs, 5000ML / 169.07Oz / 11.00lbs, 500ML / 16.91Oz / 1.10lbs

Health Benefits

  1. A study shows that daily supplementation with 30 mg of saffron for 6 months may result in significantly improve retinal function in patients with AMD.
  2. Saffron may be helpful in reducing blood sugar levels. Some studies validate the use of saffron as a treatment against diabetes mellitus and its vascular complications.
  3. It may also Improve Mood and Treat Depressive Symptoms.
  4.  The antioxidant properties of this oil are effective in terms of fighting acne. 
  5. You can apply saffron essential oil on your skin after diluting in carrier oil which can help you get a toned, healthy and glowing skin.
  6. Saffron oil can be helpful in preventing the hair loss.