Affron® is a premium saffron ingredient standardized to 3.5% Lepticrosalides™, which is responsible for the beneficial properties and organoleptic properties of affron®. It is backed by six human clinical studies that have shown to improve mood in healthy consumers with occasional stress and anxiety, and to improve sleeplessnes.
Affron® genuine quality relies on local trusted sourcing, the selection of the Spanish species Crocus sativus L. and the exclusive and proprietary extraction process that uniquely concentrates and preserves the actives with low energy use.
28mg Affron® saffron extract (Crocus sativus L.):
First ever clinical study performed with a commercial saffron extract in healthy people.
A single dose, randomized, double blinded study was used to evaluate the bioavailability (of crocins) of two different saffron doses (56 mg and 84 mg).
affron® galenic presentation showed rapid absorption and high oral bioavailability.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study (N=128) affron® intake of 28mg/day for 4 weeks, significantly improved mood disorders, such as tension, anger, depression, fatigue and confusion.
A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study (N=68) found the administration of affron® for 8 weeks improved anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescents (12-16 years old) with mild-to-moderate symptoms.
An 8 week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial affron® to be a natural option for people taking an Antidepressant but still suffering from depression.
affron® intake for 28 days at a dose of 14mg, twice daily was associated with greater improvements in sleep quality and restorative sleep compared to placebo.