More precious than Gold, Crocus properties are well known from the ancient years to the most recent medical researches, especially for the strong antioxidant properties which protect from photo-ageing, promotes collagenesis and shields extracellular skin’s matrix.
Crocus is rich in minerals and vitamins which include Vitamin A, Vitamin B and B2 – Riboflavin, Vitamin B3 – Niacin, Vitamin C, Folic Acid, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc, Carotenoids and Crocin, lycopene, zeaxanthin, α, β and γ-carotenes and essential oil, all active constituents of delivering positive health benefits to skin.
Crocus stigmata have been used in traditional treatments to lighten skin tone, reduce dark circles below the eyes, and tackle light pigments, in addition to combatting acne. It is also believed that the Crocin in Crocus acts as an activator for DNA excision repair enzymes.
Great assistant to provide protection against UV rays from the sun and free radicals due to Safranal contained in Crocus.
Organic Crocus Sativus cultivated in the north part of Greece, belongs to the highest quality of Crocus in the world.