Sold by the .10 of a gram, in a glass storage container.
Known as the world's most expensive spice
is the dried stigma of a sterile crocus
takes 150 flowers to make a gram of saffron
can only be harvested by hand
also used as a dye
just a thread or two are usually used in cooking
helps relieve depression, asthma, arteriosclerosis, cancer, and irregular menstrual cycles