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safron nervous disease review

Medicinal applications of Saffron plant in Neurological disorders

Pushpendra Singh, Prem Prakash Sharma


Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) has been widely used in traditional or phytomedicine as a treatment of neurological disorders. The saffron is showing great potential to treat various neurological diseases without any apparent side effects. As there are very limited drugs available for the treatment of neurological diseases, saffron provides hope to treat the brain disorders and conditions such as anxiety, depression, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease. This brief review deals with medicinal applications of saffron plant towards neurological diseases.


Saffron; Neurodegenerative disease; Saffron extract; Schizophrenia; Nanoparticles

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ISSN 2347–9825

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