Crocus sativus

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Synonyms for Crocus sativus

Old World crocus having purple or white flowers with aromatic pungent orange stigmas used in flavoring food

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Suppression of pulmonary tumor promotion and induction of apoptosis by Crocus sativus L.
Crocin from Crocus sativus possesses significant anti-proliferation effects on human colorectal cancer cells.
The effect of the extract of Crocus sativus and its constituent safranal, on lung inflammation of ovalbumin sensitized guinea-pigs.
Saffron is the three dried red stigmas attached to their yellow 'styles', obtained from flowers of the Crocus Sativus Linneus plant.
This plant is the Crocus sativus L, otherwise known as saffron.
0037]) para avaliar a area foliar de Crocus sativus L.
Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus Sativus, commonly known as the saffron crocus.
PLANT crocus sativus and you can grow your own saffron.
Changing weather patterns driven by global warming--along with soil degradation, fungal infections, and rising pollution--have damaged the growth of the purple flower, Crocus sativus.
Saffron is harvested from the fall-flowering plant Crocus sativus, a member of the Iris family.
The spice is made from a flower and its scientific name is Crocus sativus, it is also used as seasoning and as a dye.
Saffron is an expensive spice made from the Crocus sativus flower.
Saffron whose botanical name is crocus sativus is the most expensive spice in the world.
Twenty volunteers took one tablet (200 mg Crocus sativus L.
CROCUS sativus will be coming into flower within a couple of months and the annual saffron harvest can begin.