Anti-Inflammatory Effect Of Crocus Sativus On Serum Cytokine Levels In Subjects With Metabolic Syndrome: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Trial
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|| pg/ml. Median and IQR. Placebo: before 0.97 (0.50-1.47), after 0.67 (0.43-1.31). Saffron: before 0.99 (0.40-1.48), after 0.48 (0.30-1.44) .
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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.