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Saffron Tea Recipe


The radiant orange spice, saffron, has been studied and shown to be as effective as certain antidepressant drugs such as imipramine and fluoxetine. Saffron also helps with mood swings and depression associated with PMS. Make tea with a pinch of saffron and experience these amazing effects.

Read more about 12 Teas That Boost Your Mood.



  • 1 Teaspoon green tea leaves (optional)
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1/4 Teaspoon honey (optional)
  • 4 -5 strands of saffron


Pour a little warm water into saffron threads and allow to steep for 5 minutes. Bring remaining water almost, but now quite, to a boil. Steep for another 5 minutes, then remove threads. Add honey if desired.