First-class Pushal saffron

First-class Pushal saffron

If the saffron stigma is separated from the lower part of its red part, in fact, some of the yellow (orange) part of the string (white) are also present along with the stigma part, it is called Pushal saffron. Some consumers prefer this type of saffron due to the fact that the stigmas are attached to the cream, which is proof of the health of the saffron field and there is less possibility of cheating in it, and they choose it to buy saffron. Also, this type of saffron has all the properties of saffron, because it is a kind of complete saffron string.

Pushal saffron for sale

Pushal Saffron for sale, Photo of first-class Pushal Saffron, First-Class Pushal Saffron Price, Difference between Pushal Saffron and Sargol Saffron. We hope we can answer all your questions in this Article. If there is any question left at the end, you can share it with us in the comments section or via WhatsApp.

Pushal saffron

Saffron is a perennial plant that has bulbs. This bulb stays in the ground for about 7 to 10 years and the flowering process takes place (of course, this process continues after 10 years, but its yield decreases). This bulb has a purple stem and petals and three strands of red stigma. The part used for saffron flowers is its red stigma. Of course, its white part also has many properties.

Types of Pushal saffron


The stigmas are very weak and thin. The most important reason is insufficient water and unsuitable soil, as well as late irrigation of the land. Another effective factor is the fineness and weakness of saffron bulbs.


The stigmas are larger, have a better smell and taste than the weak type.

First-class Pushal saffron:

In this type, the red strands are elongated and thicker. Also, the yellowness of saffron stigmas is less.

The price of Pushal saffron

The price of Pushal is cheaper than other types of saffron – Negin saffron and Sargol saffron – because there is some cream along with saffron stigmas, and the price of cream (root) is much cheaper than stigmas. You can inquire about the price of one kilo of saffron of the Pushal type or even one gram via WhatsApp or our contact page.

Consumption of Pushal saffron

Due to the low price of this type of saffron compared to Sargol and Negin saffron and also the low possibility of fraud and easier identification of this type of saffron is used in many cases, including: In the production of saffron candies and flakes In the production of Sohan (traditional Persian saffron brittle toffee made in Iran) and Gaz (Iranian nougat originated in Isfahan) In restaurants and kitchens In confectionery factories Ice cream factories Preparing saffron syrup and Sholeh Zard in ceremonies Home consumption due to the low price of Pushal saffron

What is the difference between Pushal and Sargol? Which of the two is better?

Sargol does not have any yellowness (cream), but in Pushal, usually, three branches of saffron (stigma) are connected and at the end. There is some yellowness, which in first-class Pushal saffron, this amount of yellowness is less than normal Pushal.

Sargol saffron is better than Pushal and first-class Pushal saffron is sometimes used to export saffron. If you are not familiar with the types of saffron, we suggest that you read the rest of the article. There are different types of Saffron in Iran. In the following, a brief description of the types of saffron is presented.   First-class Pushal saffron  

1. Types of saffron-Dasteh (in English Bunch) Saffron

“Dasteh” or “Dokhtar-Pich” is the main strand of Iranian saffron. When the farmer picks the strands of the saffron from the petals, he dries them and puts them together. The top part of these strands is red and the bottom part is orange.

This type of Iranian saffron is graded as the 4th grade and the overall color of this type is between 120 to 150 units. The price of this type of saffron is the lowest. For information on the properties of saffron during pregnancy, you can refer to the article on the Benefits of saffron for pregnant women.  

Different types of saffron


2. Types of saffron-Pushal Saffron

As you can see from the figure above, if the farmer cuts the stigma from the part lower than the red part, it is called Pushal saffron. In this type of saffron, you can see a yellowish strand. This shows that the saffron is genuine and therefore many people trust this type of saffron more (However, if you trust the brand’s name, Sargol and Super Negin are better). This type of saffron has an overall color of between 170 and 250 units.   Different types of saffron

 3. Types of saffron-Sargol Saffron (aka Sarghalam)

If the farmer cuts the top red part of the stigma, it is called Sargol saffron (which means the tip of the flower in Persian). Therefore, this type of saffron is all-red. The overall color of this type of saffron is between 210 to 260 units.

Different types of saffron

4. Types of saffron-Super Negin Saffron

This saffron is actually a type of Pushal saffron. if the farmer separates the thick strands of red stigma, this type of saffron is produced. Many companies use this type of saffron for export and have the best appearance and color among all types of saffron. Ana qayen also uses this type of saffron for export.

This saffron has an overall color of 230 to 270 units. It is worth mentioning the production of this type of saffron is a bit difficult and time-consuming, yet the stigmas are long and thick which is alluring to the customers.

Different types of saffron

 5. Types of saffron-“Konj” or White Saffron

As you studied earlier, saffron has two parts: sargol (stigma containing three branches) and root (cream). The main part is red and is famous for Sargol (which means the tip of the flower in Persian). The white part attached to the end of the Sargol is called the saffron root or white saffron. The color of these strands is light yellowish-white. Saffron root is also famous for Konj saffron.

Although the color of this part of saffron is very low, there are also saffron compounds in this part. That is why some people use this type of saffron in the treatment of some diseases. White saffron has a good flavor but is much less expensive than other saffron products because of its low color. Saffron root does not contain Crocin. The main color of saffron is crocin which causes the red stigma of the saffron.

However, White Saffron has all the properties of Sargol saffron. But what is the use of white saffron? Saffron has many medical properties that if you can not buy it because of its high price you can use white saffron (cream) for a much lower price.

Traditional medicine used the infused properties of the saffron root. Many famous scientists such as Zakaria Razi, Al-Biruni, and Ibn Sina used saffron to cure diseases. As was mentioned earlier, saffron root does not have the color of Sargol, yet it includes all the properties of saffron that have led to significant results in new research on saffron, including the treatment of jaundice, sexual and liver enhancement, learning disorders, etc.  

Different types of saffron

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About Ana Qayen saffron

Many people are looking for a place where they can buy saffron in bulk. We are a supplier of Iranian saffron and if you want to buy saffron in bulk, you have come to the right place. Our saffron is harvested from the city of Qayen in Iran, one of the most famous cities for the quality of saffron. This city is known as the city of saffron in Iran.

Country of origin of saffron

To buy saffron in bulk, you may visit our Buy Iranian saffron page. We also have another branch in Lyon, France, which makes it very easy for you to order in Europe. For information on the exact price of saffron, you can contact us through the Contact us page or WhatsApp.

Country of origin of saffron

When you want to buy saffron in bulk, you should be sure about the quality of the saffron that you are buying. Our saffron has got a European certificate from SAI CHIMIE lab which is one of the most famous labs in Europe. Also, our saffron is packaged in different and luxurious packages. You can see our different packing below.


Origin of saffron


You can buy saffron in bulk with these packages in our online shop. You can also find us on social media via Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, and Youtube.

Country of origin of saffron

Country of origin of saffron

Country of origin of saffron

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