During pregnancy, a pregnant lady receives a advice from every mother about her diet. Today in this article we will tell you how to make saffron milk during pregnancy which is very important for ladies during pregnancy. Saffron means (kesar) in Hindi. It has many health benefits. Heartburn and indigestion are common during pregnancy and saffron help to cure this problem. Pregnancy is a very sensitive matter so I will tell you the benefits and side effects of saffron milk during the pregnancy. A pregnant lady should consume saffron milk because it acts as a muscle relaxant during her critical days. Taking saffron with a milk every night is good for us.
How To Make Saffron Milk During Pregnancy Ingredients
- Almonds 3-4
- Milk 1.5 Glass
- Saffron 3-4 threads
- Sugar as per your taste
Saffron Milk During Pregnancy Recipe
Step 1:- In a saucepan boil one cup of the milk on full flame.
Step 2:- After boil reduces the flame and adds saffron threads, almonds, sugar as per taste required. You may also add chopped nuts along with saffron.
Step 3:- Now boil at low flame for 6-7 minutes so that flavours and nutritional benefits can spread in a milk. Now the milk will turn into golden yellow due to saffron.
Step 4:- Now the saffron milk is ready you can take during pregnancy or in a daily routine life.
Scientific benefits of saffron milk during pregnancy
After giving the procedure of how to make saffron milk during pregnancy I will tell you the benefits of saffron milk. Please consults your doctor before taking the saffron milk during pregnancy. It is good for your health because it is a herb and has many health benefits. Saffron contains potassium, vitamin A and C, riboflavin, folic acid makes the ideal herb which is required during pregnancy.
- Gives a good and sufficient sleep.
- Helps in the digestion process or makes our digestion proper and also reduce stomach pain.
- Controls mood swing.
- Cures and prevent Anemia.
- Helps to manage blood pressure.
- Restores the appearance of the skin.
- Helps you to get rid of pesky cramps.
- Enhances appetite.
- Prevents hair fall.
- Relieves stress, depression & anxiety.
- Protects cardiovascular system.
- Prevents and controls acidity.
- Fights from allergy.
Side Effects Of Saffron Milk During Pregnancy
If you are consuming more saffron threads in a milk they are not very serious side effects but I would suggest please consult your doctor before taking the saffron milk. Excessive dose of saffron will heat up your body and it may cause Diarrhoea. Please add a pinch of saffron in a milk for making saffron milk during pregnancy. Here are some more side effects of saffron milk when consuming an excessive amount.
Tips to Taking Saffron Safely During Pregnancy
- Consult with your doctor.
- Speak to others mother.
Taking Saffron Myth During Pregnancy
In India or other countries, there are many myths about the saffron milk during pregnancy. Many older women give advice to you taking saffron milk during pregnancy will give you a fairer baby skin. According to experts or doctors, this is myth child or baby colour is determined by his genes. Saffron can’t do anything on your skin colour. During pregnancy digestion process is slow you may take saffron it helps in the digestion process.
1. In which month of pregnancy we should start taking saffron milk?
According to Ayurveda, you can start taking saffron milk from the 5 months of pregnancy.
2. How much saffron we can consume during pregnancy?
More than 4 to 5 gms of saffron will be dangerous for mother and baby it will heat up your body. You should consume 3-4 threads of saffron in milk during pregnancy in a whole day.
It is the dried stigma of the crocus flower. Approximately, 75000 saffron flowers are used to make 450 gms of saffron. Saffron has culinary properties it is the most expensive spice in the world. Jammu & Kashmir is the only place where saffron is cultivated for commercial purposes. Micro scale production is undertaken Australia, England, China, New Zealand etc. Saffron can also use as a flavoring agent in Biryani, sweets etc. Saffron is also added to beauty products.
Note: We hope now you are clear about How to make saffron milk during pregnancy. But we will advise you please consult your doctor and elders before taking anything in your pregnancy.