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October 19, 2012
Saffron vs. Prozac
A head-to-head test of the spice saffron versus Prozac for the treatment of clinical depression.
October 18, 2012
Wake Up and Smell the Saffron
Even the scent of the spice saffron may reduce stress hormone levels and ease the psychological symptoms of PMS.
October 17, 2012
Saffron for the Treatment of PMS
The spice saffron appears to improve both the emotional and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
September 7, 2011
Saffron Versus Aricept
The spice saffron was compared to donepezil (Aricept), a leading drug treatment for slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease cognitive impairment.
September 6, 2011
Saffron for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s
In a double-blind study, the spice saffron beat out placebo in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease dementia symptoms.
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