Saffron - one of the most expensive spices in the world
The high cost of this spice is to get one kilogram of finished product to grow about 170 000 colors.
Kilogram of finished product sells for $ 3500.
It was used as a means of imparting energy and love power to cure cataracts, and as an antidote, and as incense, conquering bad smells.
Blooming flowers of saffron, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Evidence of ancient sources say that saffron - one of the oldest known spices. He is mentioned as a valuable medicine and incense in Egyptian medical texts in 1500 BC, in the written sources of the Sumerian civilization, the Chinese medical books in 2600 BC, in the Old Testament.