Sanskrit name: Kumkuma
Botanical name: Crocus Sativus
Habitat: An autumnal dwarf herb cultivated in Kashmir, India.




  • Rasa (taste): Pungent, bitter
  • Virya (action): cooling
  • Vipaka (post digestive effects): sweet
  • Doshas (coonstitution): Balances vata, pitta and kapha

General information

Saffron is a potent revitalizer and helps in regulating blood circulation, metabolism, female reproductive system.

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