Can I drink saffron milk while breastfeeding? This is one of the questions that mothers always ask. In this article, Ana Qayen tries to fully answer your questions about drinking saffron milk while breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding is one of the most important challenges for mothers after giving birth to their children. During this period, many points must be considered to raise the child properly.
Saffron is rich in antioxidants that are very useful for the health of the body. From skin health to controlling blood pressure, increasing sexual potency, reducing depressive symptoms, helping to lose weight, reducing the symptoms of heart disease, and boosting memory in people with Alzheimer’s, all these are amazing properties of saffron. In addition, you must be aware of the many properties of milk and the vitamins and nutrients it contains that are beneficial to the body.
Therefore, drinking a combination of saffron milk in pregnancy can bring you a combination of beneficial properties of both of these substances. In this article, we will discuss how to prepare saffron milk, its benefits, and its consumption.
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What is saffron milk?
Saffron milk, as its name implies, is a hot (which can be served cold) and concentrated milk-based drink that is enriched with saffron flavor and color. Saffron milk can be sweetened with sugar or honey or can be drunk without sweetening it. You can also add a little peanut kernel powder, cardamom, pistachio, cashew, or date and serve it as a saffron milk concoction. By adding any of these items to saffron milk, you can make your drink more delicious.
Ingredients for preparing kesar milk during breastfeeding
The method of preparing saffron milk is very simple and requires only two main ingredients and two or three additional ingredients (optional), which are as follows (for two people):
2 cups milk
1/4 teaspoon saffron powder (in addition to 2 to 3 extra strands of saffron for decoration)
2 tablespoons honey or sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon peanut kernel powder, cashew, or pistachio (optional)
1/3 teaspoon green cardamom powder (optional)
The last three of the above ingredients are optional and you can add them to your drink depending on your taste.
Benefits of drinking saffron milk
benefits of drinking saffron milk during pregnancy
There are tons of benefits of drinking saffron milk during pregnancy. In the following, we will mention some of its benefits.
Protection against fever and cold: Saffron is a tonic and effective substance for treating colds and fever. It is also said that if you soak a cloth or towel in a mixture of saffron milk and put it on your forehead, your fever and cold will be cured quickly.
Memory boost: A glass of saffron milk can help boost memory. This secret lies in saffron extract, which is useful in treating age-related mental disorders and strengthening memory. It is also believed that saffron can improve learning and memory skills by preventing oxidative stress in the hippocampus of the brain.
Relieve menstrual cramps: From ancient times, girls and women who suffered from cramps and menstrual cramps have been advised to eat warm foods to relieve their pain. Saffron milk is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and is known as one of the warm and soothing potions that women can use to relieve menstrual cramps.
Benefits of drinking kesar milk during pregnancy
As we mentioned above, there are a lot of benefits of drinking kesar milk during pregnancy. There is even more.
Insomnia treatment: Saffron contains powerful antioxidants such as crocin, safranal, and picrocrocin that can improve your health problems. When saffron is added to tea or milk, it can help treat insomnia. Saffron is also rich in manganese, which helps stimulate sleep due to its mild sedative properties.
Heart health: Consuming a little saffron can do wonders for your heart as well. This substance stimulates blood circulation in the body and prevents atherosclerosis (clogging of blood vessels in the heart). The active ingredient of quercetin in saffron is also widely known for its role in lowering blood cholesterol levels and preventing heart disease.
Benefits of saffron milk during pregnancy
Till now, we have mentioned 5 of the biggest benefit of saffron milk. Here are some benefits of saffron milk during pregnancy.
Help treat asthma and allergies: a glass of saffron milk because of its anti-inflammatory properties
It can help relieve joint pain, asthma, and some mild airborne allergies.
Help with pregnancy: It is said that the protein in saffron milk causes more sperm movement and increases the chances of fertility in women. It is also said in some legends that consuming saffron milk during pregnancy lightens the baby’s skin, which is a misconception, but it can act as a muscle relaxant for a pregnant woman and provide enough heat to her body.
How to drink saffron with milk during pregnancy?
Does consuming too much saffron milk harm your health?
People ask a lot of questions about how to drink milk saffron. Here are some of these questions. “When to drink saffron milk during pregnancy”, “How to use kesar in milk during pregnancy”, “How to drink saffron during pregnancy”.
Excessive consumption of any food can have the opposite properties and harm a person’s health. Consumption of saffron milk should also be controlled to witness its healing properties.
But in general, there is no problem in consuming a cup of saffron milk daily in cold seasons, when you are more likely to catch colds and fevers; Just keep in mind the amount of saffron you dissolve in milk is very small to avoid side effects. The use of saffron in any form and any food is allowed for an adult up to the eleventh day, and consuming more than 3 grams of saffron carries many risks and even death.
In summer, eating saffron milk daily is not recommended due to its warming nature.
Saffron milk during breastfeeding
Saffron milk is just one of the many different foods that can be made with saffron. This drink is easy to make and its consumption has many health benefits. However, overdose is not recommended and it is better to drink it in sufficient quantities at different times so that you are not threatened by the risk or possible side effects.
Are you able to send saffron via Dubai to Qatar?
We are able to send saffron from Dubai to anywhere in the world. For big orders, LC is also possible via Dubai. In order to order saffron please be in touch with us via WhatsApp or email.
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About Ana Qayen
We are a supplier of Iranian saffron and we supply saffron from the best fields of saffron in Iran. It should be mentioned that nearly 90 percent of saffron in the world is produced in Iran. We have also an agency in Lyon, France and you can also buy our saffron in Europe.
Apart from saffron, we also supply other products from Iran including pistachio, rosebuds, Mazafati Date, and barberry. If you want to buy any type of product from Iran, we can supply you. You may contact us via the Contact us page or WhatsApp. Also, you may see our different saffron packaging on our Buy saffron online page.
When you want to buy saffron, 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. You can buy saffron with these packages in our online shop. You can also find us on social media via Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, and Youtube. In the following, you can see our different packaging of saffron.
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