Psychology & Psychiatry

Saffron spices up mental health research

Murdoch University researcher Dr. Adrian Lopresti saw promising results studying saffron as a treatment for depression and anxiety in adolescents.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Saffron packs a punch for mental illness

The popular spice saffron has shown to be a safer alternative to pharmaceutical antidepressants in some instances by producing less severe side effects than medications, according to Murdoch University scientists.

Oncology & Cancer

Saffron shows promise in preventing liver cancer

New research suggests that saffron provides a significant chemopreventive effect against liver cancer in animal models. When saffron was administered to rats with diethylnitrosamine (DEN)-induced liver cancer an inhibition ...

Other

'Spicing' up your love life possible, study finds

Looking to spice up your sex life? Try adding ginseng and saffron to your diet. Both are proven performance boosters, according to a new scientific review of natural aphrodisiacs conducted by University of Guelph researchers.