Saffron is used as a spice and fragrance of food. It can be used as a natural additive instead of a synthetic one for colour and taste. Mainly used in cooking, confectionery, dairy, and beverages.
In the beauty industry, saffron has been used as a substitute for various ingredients in many skin care products, because of its various positive effects on the skin due to antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Sativus has widespread use in herbal medicine due to its various properties and compounds. Used for treatments of insomnia, gum pain, nerve pain, and blood pressure or as an antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, stimulant, antispasmodic, analgesic, against Alzheimer's, lowering cholesterol.
In the textile industry saffron is used as a natural dye around the world due to consumer safety and its lack of negative effects on body health. Used in expensive fabrics or valuable fibres in many industries as a colour-building agent.