Saffron Attar is prepared through the hydro distillation of the stigma of Saffron leaves. It blends well with Sandalwood oil which gives it softness. The reddish color attar is bitter in taste and has warm, spicy and sweet, hay like fragrance. It is composed of a chemical, “Safranal” and hence excellent medicinal properties.
Common name: Kesar Attar
Blends with: Sandalwood Essential Oil
Constituents: Saffron Essential Oil and Sandalwood Essential Oil, etc
Uses: In Ayurveda, Saffron Attar is mentioned as a highly effective tonic for heart. This attar is used in aromatherapy, mediation and during prayers. Due to the exotic taste of Saffron attar, it is used in cuisines. Additionally, Saffron attar possesses several medicinal properties such as it proves to be beneficial in respiratory problems, insomnia, etc. It has anti-depressant and analgesic property. It is also helpful in the treatment of spams.
|Botonical Name||Crocus Sativus|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Color & Odor||Reddish & characteristic and intense odor|
|Solubility||Soluble in water|
|Specific Gravity||0.9250 to 0.9450|
|Optical Rotation||0.300 - 0.400|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|