Different spices and herbs are getting popular throughout the world, due to their medicinal properties. And Saffron is one of them. Saffron can be obtained from the plant named saffron crocus whose scientific name is Crocus sativus. It is made up of the top of the female part called the flower’s dried stigma. Presently, Saffron is grown mostly in Morocco, Spain, Greece, India, China, and Italy.

Saffron has different names in different languages, in Hindi, it is named “Kesar”, in Bengali, it is called “Jafraan”, in English it is known as “Saffron” and in Urdu, it is “Zafraan”

Saffron is a high-priced spice as compared to other spices in the world and it can work like magic on the skin. Here are the reasons what Saffron can do to the skin! In the market there are many types of saffron available. 

Different skin benefits of Saffron

Give brightness to skin

Pollution in the surroundings, metallic weather, and various other environmental factors can make the skin dry dull, stiff, and dead, but the lost glow on the skin can be revived by the application of the Saffron on the top of the skin because the Saffron has antioxidants that can make your skin appear youthful.

Add 3 to 4 strands of Kesar or Zafraan to 2 Tbsp. of hot boiling water in a tiny bowl, cover it and give it at least 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, with the help of fingers, crush the saffron strands and take out the Saffron solution and now half tbsp. of honey will be added to it and mix well. Apply this solution to the clean skin for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash. You can check saffron review on internet before purchasing any new one. 

The Best treatment for Acne/pimples

As saffron has huge antibacterial properties so it can work effectively against Acne or pimples. It can prevent acne and pimples to a great extent. Due it it’s high vitamin content saffron helps to reduce hyperpigmentation too. 

Take 2 to 3 strands of saffron and add it to the cream then apply it on the skin and leave overnight. After three to four applications your skin will be acne free.

Prevent rashes and swelling and heals cuts and wounds

As saffron has anti-inflammatory properties and its healing power is very effective against rashes and swelling. In a study, it was shown saffron can increase the yield of cells that helps heal wounds and cut faster.

Mix a few strands of saffron and a few drops of rose water in a small bowl and use it on the skin.

Protects against ultraviolet radiations 

Too much exposure of the skin to the UV rays can cause too much harm to the skin. UV rays can cause premature aging of the skin and also cause wrinkles. The complexion of the skin can also become darker through direct contact with UV radiation. But the topical application of saffron can prevent all of these. It will soothe the skin and improve the skin complexion.


Saffron is not only good to treat various health issues but also to enhance the beauty of your skin. Its benefits for skin are enormous and can result in a radiant and smooth skin free from pimples, acne and other skin related issues.