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Do You Want to Maintain a Positive, Healthy Mood?

7 December, 2017

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The healing properties of plants have been known to ancient civilisations for centuries. Saffron is an example of a spice that offers proven benefits for improving mood and mental wellbeing in addition to a range of other health benefits.

Saffron's mood-lifting properties have been confirmed in several animal and human studies. These studies indicate that saffron works through several mechanisms including reducing cortisol (the primary stress hormone in the body), increasing the sensitivty of serotonin receptors in the brain and boosting serotonin production, reducing inflammation, acting as an antioxidant, and by providing neuroprotective effects.

Here's the full Today Tonight segment featuring saffron: