Saffron (Crocus sativus) is known to be one of the most famous and used spice. It is rich in nutrients and full of health, skin and hair benefits.It is being used from the ancient times as a herb in Ayurveda to enhance beauty. It could be used as a natural UV-absorbing agent. The carotenoids in saffron crocin, and crocetin have antitumor effects.