A saffron extract from excellent quality, standardised on minimum 3,5% of bioactive compounds (lepticrosalides) and minimum of 2% safranal is becoming increasingly recognized for a variety of health effects, e.g. mood improvement of healthy adults.
Analysis indicated a significant decrease in negative mood and symptoms related to stress and anxiety at a 28 mg / day dose with affron®. In this way affron® is offering a natural alternative to standard treatments. affron®, a novel saffron extract (Crocus sativus L.) improves mood in healthy adults over 4 weeks in a double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial with 128.