History of saffron (1)
(History of the word saffron)
History of Zarparan (its Arabic: “saffron”, in ancient Persian: Zar + feather + an = flower whose feathers are like gold).
Its use by humans is more than 3,500 years old.
It is a spice obtained from the dried stigma of Zarparan flower.
It has historically been one of the most expensive materials in the world.
And is used as a spice, dye, perfume and medicine. It is native to Southwest Asia.
And then it was cultivated for the first time in Greece.
Trade and use of this plant For more than three thousand years, saffron has become a spice, perfume, colorant and key medicine.
This plant, as one of the most expensive species by weight, includes stigmas that grow out of expanded saffron flowers.
The bitter taste of the dried “strings” and the aroma of alfalfa like them make them recognizable.
The plant is unknown in the wild; It is probably a car and a decorative saffron that has its roots in Crete or Central Asia.
Saffron belongs to Southwest Asia and was originally cultivated in a region of present-day Greece.
At present, Iran is the largest producer of goldsmiths in the world. About nine tenths of goldsmiths in the world are produced in Iran.
This product has also been successfully grown in Saffron Walden, UK.
A stigma of dried saffron is about 20 mm.
The saffron flowers, shown with small red stigmas, are collected by two women in a separate mural, found in acrotire excavations on the Aegean island of Sadurini.
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