Saffron is one of the most highly prized spices. Greek saffron is distinguished for its excellent quality. The saffron we use in our olive oils is a type of wild mountain saffron which is indigenous to the Taygetus and Parnonas mountains.
Saffron has been well regarded since ancient times for its vibrant colour, distinct flavour and medicinal properties. Many of these medicinal properties are due to its high levels of antioxidants which help to neutralise the free radicals in our bodies. Saffron as well as being a potent antioxidant is also known to help digestion and menstrual problems. It is anti-inflammatory and aids memory.