Studies related to Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) and Saffron

Anti-Inflammatory Effect Of Crocus Sativus On Serum Cytokine Levels In Subjects With Metabolic Syndrome: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Trial

Effect None
Values pg/ml. Median and IQR. Placebo: before 0.80 (0.60-1.37), after 1.87(0.91-6.81). Saffron: before 1.09 (0.00-1.81), after 1.71(0.68-4.33).
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 44
Sex Both Genders
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 44 participants with metabolic syndrome took 100 mg of saffron o or placebo daily for 12 weeks. LDL and total cholester were the only parameters measured that showed a statistically significant difference between groups, while the rest of the lipid profile, metabolic markers, and a variety of markers of inflammation didn't.