Saffron Elixir Tea - A Recipe for Health
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Saffron Elixir Tea - A Recipe for Health

© 2016 by Hakim M. Salim Khan 

M.D. (M.A.) M.H. D.O. M.I.R.C.H. F.G.N.I.

Saffron Elixir Tea

This wonderful drink is delicious, health-promoting, and easy to make. Some of it's main benefits, when used regularly, are:

  • May help to remove anxiety and depression.
  • May help to improve circulation and memory.
  • May help to improve complexion.
  • May help to improve immunity.
  • May help to promote sleep.
  • May help to promote your sense of wellbeing.

What You Need

Time Required: 15mins Recipe for 4 cups 

  • Milk (500ml) (Raw Organic Milk if possible) 
  • Seeds from 3 Green Cardamom Pods (crushed) 
  • 7 Strands of Saffron 
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick 
  • Sweet Almonds (60g) (blanched) 
  • Honey (4tsp) (optional)


  • Blanche almonds by soaking them in hot water for 10mins and then removing the skin.
  • Chop the blanched almonds into small pieces. 
  • Put the milk in large steel saucepan and allow to boil for about 10 minutes. 
  • Once the milk has boiled, lower the heat to simmer, and add all the above ingredients (except for raw honey), stirring well for 3 to 5 minutes. 
  • Remove the saucepan from heat. 
  • Allow to cool to a drinkable temperature.
  • Stir in four teaspoons of raw honey (optional).
  • Serve, drink and enjoy! 

Dairy-Free Option

For a dairy-free alternative, use 500ml water instead of milk.

Disclaimer: This information is provided for education and information purposes only. Please consult your healthcare professional for personal advice.