Saffron Supplement Information
An expensive spice that is also available in the form of a supplement, saffron is claimed to have several health benefits. For example, people take it to treat:
Although some studies suggest that it may be effective at treating depression, more research is needed to determine if saffron is effective for any use. Although it is a "natural" product, saffron can cause side effects, such as anxiety. It is even possible -- and potentially dangerous -- to overdose on this product. To help ensure your safety, tell your healthcare provider about other medical conditions you have and any medications you are taking.
(Click Saffron for more information about this supplement, including details about how it is thought to work, other side effects, and specific overdose symptoms.)