Ayurveda: - Saffron is widely used in ayurveda preparations to treat acne, pimples, dark circles, dark pigments as it helps to increase fairness and glow of skin. It is also added as an active ingredient in preparations which help in erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and to increase quality and quantity of semen.
Chinese medicine: Saffron is known as fan hong hua in Chinese medicine. It is used in blood Stagnation including amenorrhea, retained lochia, fullness and stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm due to emotional distress . It is also used in treatment of high fever and to expel toxins.
Unani System of medicine: Saffron is used as an ingredient in Unani preparations to treat heart and liver diseases. It is used as an antidote for toxins. Saffron is used as body coolant, diuretic, general tonic and aphrodisiac in Unani system of medicine.