Long considered the connoisseur’s spice, saffron packs a significant health punch. Today research has established saffron’s role in maintaining beauty and health. Saffron yields near wonderful results when used in skin care – it can help clear complexions, relieve acne and act as a medicine for several kinds of skin problems. It can help reduce pigmentation as well. On the health front, saffron promotes good health because of its many effects. The potassium in the saffron is necessary for cell formation and repair in the body. Potassium also helps maintain the blood pressure and keeps heart diseases at bay. Saffron also has iron which is needed to form the haemoglobin in the body. The additional presence of calcium, vitamins, proteins, etc. in the saffron means it is great for your body. So go orange with saffron.