Saffron is the most wanted and also the most expensive spice in the world.
At the same time, this spice is known as “red gold”.
The kilogram of the highest quality of this spice costs about $ 3,000 and there are reasons for that.
Saffron is a valuable spice
This spice grows in specific conditions and also is blooming only one week a year.
It is best when this spice is in the sun and on dry, but rich soil.
It is collecting only at a certain time, and for half a kilo of this spice, it takes almost 80,000 flowers of the plant.
The high price of this spice is also affected by the fact that everything is done manually from harvesting to drying.
The most popular is saffron comes from India, Iran, and also Spain.
In addition, the people around the world are ready to give money for this expensive spice due to its medicinal properties.
The ancient people from Greece, China, and also India used this spice for everything.
Nowadays, this spice is using from the preparation of perfumes to medicines.
In addition, the American psychiatrists say that this spice is the most effective natural antidepressant.
That is because it does not show any side effects.
At the same time, numerous studies have shown that saffron reduces anxiety and depression.
This spice has an intense scent and also a bit of bitter taste.
You can find and also buy this spice in small quantities, in the form of dried fibers or crushed.
It is most often used in the preparation of sweets, and also rice dishes.