Saffron contains bioactive compounds, including crocin, safranal and picrocrocin, which are thought to contribute to its antidepressant effects.

Myth or reality: Saffron is a natural antidepressant

News Lifestyle Health Myth or reality: Saffron is a natural antidepressant “Safranal, found in saffron, gives it a distinct taste and aroma. Research shows it can help improve mood, memory and learning ability, as well as protect brain cells from oxidative stress,” said Dr Eileen Canday, HOD, Nutrition and Dietetics, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital, …

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