Boiled in water and used as nose drops, it is believed to relieve headaches and insomnia. Saffron can also work as a pain reliever with tooth ache and tooth decay, cure skin problems and improve sight. Some people even consider it a cure for stomach ache, constipation, kidney failure, arthritis, impotence and infertility. Apart from that, it seems to reduce stress and improve digestion, thus helping users lose weight.
For internal use, saffron can be processed in dishes or be prepared as tea. In fluid form, the spice can be applied to bruises, superficial sores or small wounds.