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Saffron for Diabetes - A Wonder Spice for Home Cure

Healthy Living Posted By PureMart 6th May 2015 Views : 3046    
Saffron for Diabetes - A Wonder Spice for Home Cure

Over 30 million have now been diagnosed with diabetes in India. The CPR (Crude prevalence rate) in the urban areas of India is thought to be 9 per cent. In rural areas, the prevalence is approximately 3 per cent of the total population. The population of India is now more than 1000 million: this helps to give an idea of the scale of the problem. The estimate of the actual number of diabetics in India is around 40 million. This means that India actually has the highest number of diabetics of any one country in the entire world. IGT (Impaired Glucose Tolerance) is also a mounting problem in India. Pure Saffron or Kesar is one of the priciest spices available on the 'Earth'. From antiquity to modern times the history of saffron is full of applications in food, drink, and traditional herbal medicine. Buy Pure Kashmiri Kesar (Saffron) online at Pure Mart without any hassles. The major producers of Saffron are Iran, Spain, India, and Greece continue to dominate the world trade. Of which Kashmiri Saffron often called as "Lachha" or "Guchhi" is world famous for its health benefits and fragrance.
The high cost of Pure Kashmiri Saffron is due to the difficulty of manually extracting large numbers of minute stigmas, which are the only part of the crocus with the desired aroma and flavor. An excessive number of flowers need to be processed in order to yield marketable amounts of saffron.
Obtaining 1 lb (0.45 kg) of dry saffron requires the harvesting of some 50,000 flowers, the equivalent of football pitch's area. Saffron is widely used not only for its taste and aroma but for its health benefits as follows: 1. The active components in saffron acts as an antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-oxidant, digestive, anti-convulsant. 2. Kashmiri saffron is a good source of copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Potassium is important for cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Iron is essential for red blood cell production. 3. Kashmiri saffron is rich in many vital vitamins, including vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin-C that is essential for optimum health. 4. Saffron is used for asthma, cough and to loosen phlegm. 5. Kashmiri saffron is useful for sleep problems, hardening of the arteries, intestinal gas, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, pain, heartburn, and dry skin. 6. Women use saffron for easing menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome. Men use it to prevent early orgasm (premature ejaculation) and infertility. 7. Saffron is also used to increase interest in sex and to induce sweating. 8. Some people apply saffron directly to the scalp for prevention and cure of baldness (alopecia). 9. Saffron is beneficial for hair as it helps in stimulating hair growth. 10. Saffron can be mixed with licorice and milk and applied to bald spots. This will combat hair loss and promote hair growth.
One of the most important health benefit is anti-hyperglycemic effect of the saffron spice on humans. It means that saffron can regulate the blood sugar level in humans and improves glucose uptake and utilization by the muscles. Hence prevents and cures diabetes. Clinical research on rats have shown similar effects to prove the theory. As per statistics, “ Diabetes affects 62 million Indians, which is approximately 7.1% of India's adult population. Nearly 1 million Indians die due to Diabetes every year.” Diabetes is not only found in adults but in children as well. Diabetes in children is known as Juvenile diabetes. Diabetes, a long-term condition causing high blood sugar level has following common symptoms: Frequent urination, intense thirst and hunger, weight gain, unusual weight loss, fatigue, cuts and bruises that do not heal, male sexual dysfunction, numbness and tingling in hands and feet. There are lot #medications available in market to maintain the blood sugar level this includes oral anti-diabetic drugs and Insulin injections. Doctors prescribe the same depending upon the person’s current medical condition. Diabetes if not treated well can lead to Glaucoma/ loss of sight, Gangrene, skin disorders, heart problem, hypertension, hearing problem, gum diseases, wound healing takes longer etc.

"To be healthy and lead a healthy life is totally in our hands. It does not take much to be healthy; just a little change in the lifestyle and wrong eating habits. There are natural herbs available to cure so many diseases with regular use. Pure Kashmiri Saffron or Kesar boiled in a cup of milk and consumed daily maintains healthy blood sugar level. A pinch of saffron mixed with half teaspoon of butter/ghee gives similar effect to prevent diabetes. Saffron can be used in tea as well, it gives a good aroma and taste along with the healthy benefits. Eat healthy and lead a happy and healthy long life" Log onto www.puremart.in for buying pure, unadulterated and organic dry fruits, Kesar / Saffron as well as herbal cosmetics.