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Milk, Saffron and Raw Honey

Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for infant mammals (including humans who breastfeed) before they are able to digest other types of food. Early-lactation milk contains colostrum, which carries the mother's antibodies to its young and can reduce the risk of many diseases. Cow's milk has long been associated with good health, making it one of the most consumed beverages throughout the United States and Europe.

Other Names: Saffron, Croccus, Karcom, Alicante Saffron, Valencia Saffron, Krokos, Gatinais, Hay Saffron, Saffron Crocus, Crocus Sativus
Traditional Usages: Dye, Flavouring, Inducing Sweating in Children, Female Hysteria, Absent or Painful Menstruation, Chronic Bleeding from the Uterus, Difficult Breathing, Small Pox, Measles, Yellow Jaundice, Fainting Fits, Palpitations of the Heart, Helps Digestion, Coughs, Fevers, Combat Epilepsy and Convulsions, Aphrodisiac, Erectile Dysfunction, Bubonic Plague, Anti-Aging Agent, Lifts Depression, Dry Cough, Whooping Cough, Reverse Masturbation Disorders, Bronchitis, Insomnia,
Resources: Persia (Iran),Kurdistan, Britain, Eastern Asia, Europe, India,  Eastern Mediterranean
Parts Used: Dried Stigma and Flowers,
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy


Milk, Saffron and Honey - Herbal remedy for Social Phobia: Boil a few strands of saffron in milk. Let it cool down. Add some raw honey and drink before bedtime. Available from www.justingredients.co.uk.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications



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