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Patanjali Kesar / Saffron (FREE SHIPPING)

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Patanjali Kesar / Saffron (FREE SHIPPING)

Pack Description

Package Type Sachet Pack
Package Content 1 g
Product Expiry No expiry
Product Usage As per taste and requirement.

Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects

The Blend of Aroma And Flavor - Kesar

Saffron, zaffran or Kesar, as it is variedly known is actually the stigma of the saffron crocus flower. It is a member of the Iridaceae family of plants. The presence of the substance called picrocrocin and safranal lends to Kesar its characteristic smell and flavor. Kesar varies in color from reddish-orange to golden yellow.Kesar is by far one of the most expensive spices of the world. It owes its birth to the southwest Asian countries. Proper climatic as well soil conditions need to be maintained during cultivation so as to bring out the flavor of the spice and also to achieve the desired length of the Kesar stigmas. The original saffron plant is a native to the wilds, but they are carefully chosen and cultivated under controlled conditions in order to allow the world to enjoy its distinctive flavor.

Uses of Kesar

Kesar is the Indian name given to the southwest Asian spice of Saffron. It has a variety of uses, namely the following:

1. Kesar is used as a flavoring agent in food and beverages.

2. It is also used as a spice while cooking food. Certain dishes, for instance, the various styles of Biriyani cannot be cooked in the absence of this essential spice.

3. Kesar is known to have medicinal attributes. It is believed that when consumed with hot milk it helps to cure body aches, fever or injuries. It is also a common Indian belief, that kesar mixed with milk should be regularly given to expectant mothers, so as to give the new-born a fair skin.

4. Keeping in mind the Indian obsession with fair skin, kesar is also used nowadays in cosmetics to help lighten the complexion.

5. In ancient Chinese civilization Kesar was used to impart aroma to wine.

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