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Science-backed benefits of saffron, the world’s most expensive spice

Saffron is a spice, which may have health benefits for conditions ranging from inflammation to depression. Saffron is most known and well-researched for its positive effects on mood. Saffron is an antioxidant with potent anti-inflammatory properties, which help conditions such as heart disease, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes. Visit Insider’s […]
Science-backed benefits of saffron, the world’s most expensive spice
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Kashmir’s 5-month internet blackout is the longest ever imposed in a democracy — and it’s stifling local workers

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php The Indian-controlled state of Jammu and Kashmir has been on lockdown since August – making it the longest lockdown to ever take place in a democratic state. India has imposed curfews and internet blackouts across the region, stifling local business like the saffron and apple trades. India’s supreme court […]
Kashmir’s 5-month internet blackout is the longest ever imposed in a democracy — and it’s stifling local workers
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Why saffron is the world’s most expensive spice

Harvesting saffron requires a lot of physical labour to get the flowers from the field to final packaging. The harvesting process plus its distinct flavour, smell, and colour make it the most expensive spice in the world. It’s used in kitchens across the world, as a fabric and skin dye, […]
Why saffron is the world’s most expensive spice