Studies related to Attention and Saffron

Crocus Sativus L. Versus Methylphenidate In Treatment Of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Randomized, Double-Blind Pilot Study

Effect Increase
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 54
Sex Both Genders
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 54 adolescent participants with ADHD took Ritalin or 20-30 mg of saffron extract (depending on weight) for 6 weeks. Both groups saw a comparable improvement in ADHD rating scores. Adverse events were similar.