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View the Evidence:
63 Abstracts with Saffron Research

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Pubmed Data : J Integr Med. 2013 Nov ;11(6):377-83. PMID: 24299602
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Substances : Saffron
Diseases : Depression
Pharmacological Actions : Antidepressive Agents
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Pubmed Data : Nutr Res. 2010 May ;30(5):305-13. PMID: 20579522
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
Additional Keywords : Phytotherapy, Plant Extracts
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Pubmed Data : Altern Med Rev. 2004 Sep;9(3):297-307. PMID: 15387720
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Elm tree, Saffron
Diseases : Psoriasis
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Pubmed Data : J Midwifery Womens Health. 2009 Sep-Oct;54(5):401-4. PMID: 19720342
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Anise, Celery seed, Saffron
Diseases : Dysmenorrhea
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Pubmed Data : J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2015 May 6. Epub 2015 May 6. PMID: 25948674
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
Additional Keywords : Significant Treatment Outcome
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Pubmed Data : J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 Feb 28 ;97(2):281-4. Epub 2005 Jan 6. PMID: 15707766
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
Diseases : Depression
Pharmacological Actions : Antidepressive Agents
Problem Substances : Fluoxetine (trade name Prozac)
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Pubmed Data : J Clin Pharm Ther. 2010 Oct ;35(5):581-8. PMID: 20831681
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
Additional Keywords : Phytotherapy
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Pubmed Data : J Affect Disord. 2014 Feb ;155:216-22. Epub 2013 Nov 16. PMID: 24289892
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010 Jan;207(4):637-43. Epub 2009 Oct 20. PMID: 19838862
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
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Pubmed Data : Phytomedicine. 2009 Aug;16(8):690-3. Epub 2009 May 9. PMID: 19427775
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
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Pubmed Data : Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2012 Oct ;223(4):381-8. Epub 2012 May 3. PMID: 22552758
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts
Problem Substances : Fluoxetine (trade name Prozac)
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Pubmed Data : Acta Pharm. 2005 Dec;55(4):417-22. PMID: 18271889
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
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Pubmed Data : BMC Complement Altern Med. 2004 Sep 2;4:12. Epub 2004 Sep 2. PMID: 15341662
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
Diseases : Depression
Additional Keywords : Natural Substances Versus Drugs
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Pubmed Data : Arch Dis Child. 2009 Oct;94(10):801-5. Epub 2009 Jun 24. PMID: 18693099
Study Type : Human Study
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Substances : Saffron
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Pubmed Data : Rev Diabet Stud. 2014 Fall-Winter;11(3-4):258-66. Epub 2015 Feb 10. PMID: 26177486
Study Type : Human Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Anticholesteremic Agents
Additional Keywords : Plant Extracts
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Pubmed Data : Iran J Basic Med Sci. 2015 May ;18(5):449-58. PMID: 26124930
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Saffron
Diseases : Tremor
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Pubmed Data : Pharmazie. 2006 Apr;61(4):348-52. PMID: 16649553
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Cardioprotective
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Pubmed Data : Mol Nutr Food Res. 2012 Feb ;56(2):304-8. Epub 2011 Oct 28. PMID: 22038919
Study Type : Animal Study
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Additional Keywords : Dose Response
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Pubmed Data : Exp Oncol. 2007 Sep;29(3):175-80. PMID: 18004240
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Carotenoids, Saffron
Pharmacological Actions : Antiproliferative
Additional Keywords : Selective Cytotoxicity
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Pubmed Data : Phytomedicine. 2009 Sep 9. Epub 2009 Sep 9. PMID: 19747807
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Saffron
Pharmacological Actions : Cardioprotective
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Pubmed Data : Recent Pat Anticancer Drug Discov. 2015 Nov 1. Epub 2015 Nov 1. PMID: 26522014
Study Type : Animal Study, In Vitro Study
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Substances : Crocin, Saffron
Diseases : Liver Cancer
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Pubmed Data : J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Sep 23;57(18):8325-30. PMID: 19754168
Study Type : Animal Study
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Pubmed Data : Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007 Apr;1770(4):578-84. Epub 2006 Dec 5. PMID: 17215084
Study Type : Animal Study
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Substances : Carotenoids, Crocin, Saffron
Pharmacological Actions : Antioxidants, Neuroprotective Agents

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76 Diseases Researched for Saffron
NameACCKFocus
Depression653
Erectile Dysfunction330
Macular Degeneration321
Sexual Dysfunction: SSRI-induced220
Alzheimer's Disease413
Depressive Disorder312
Diabetes Mellitus: Type 2212
Appetite Disorders110
Diabetic Complications110
Dysmenorrhea110
High Cholesterol110
Maculopathy: Age-Related110
Overweight 110
Premenstrual syndrome110
Psoriasis110
Weight Probems: Appetite 110
Oxidative Stress48
Chemotherapy-Induced Toxicity: Doxorubicin24
Inflammation24
Liver Cancer34
Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion (MCAO)24
Anxiety Disorders23
Colorectal Cancer23
Hypertension23
Neurodegenerative Diseases23
Anorexia: Stress-Induced12
Anxiety: Generalized12
Brain: Oxidative Stress12
Burns12
Cancers: All22
Cardiac Hypertrophy12
Cerebral Ischemia12
Chemotherapy-Induced Liver Toxicity12
Chemotherapy-Induced Toxicity12
Chemotherapy-Induced Toxicity: Cisplatin12
DNA damage12
Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder12
Diabetic Neuropathy12
Drug Toxicity: Isoprenaline12
Excitotoxicity 12
Insomnia12
Kidney Diseases12
Low Libido12
Multiple Sclerosis12
Neuropathic Pain12
Opiate Addiction/Withdrawal12
Pancreatic Cancer22
Parkinson's Disease12
Respiratory Diseases12
Sleep Disorders12
Tremor12
Triglycerides: Elevated12
Wound Healing12
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity 11
Aluminum Toxicity 11
Asthma11
Breast Cancer11
Bronchitis11
Cadmium Poisoning 11
Candida Infection 11
Cervical Cancer11
Chemical Poisoning: Accumulated Environmental Toxins11
Common Cold11
Coronary Artery Disease11
Fever11
Helicobacter Pylori Infection11
Infertility11
Leishmaniasis11
Leukemia11
Myocardial Ischemia11
Pesticide Toxicity 11
Plasmodium Infections11
Schizophrenia11
Skin Cancer11
Asthenozoospermia10
Infertility: Male10
38 Pharmacological Actions Researched for Saffron

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