Crocin & Saffron News
Here you can find the most recent news about our product developments and crocin/saffron related research publications.
Our Product News
Sept. 14, 2023: FDA issued Certificate of Free Sale for our optimized all natural product line: CROCIN RICH, CROCIN RICH II and CROCIN RICH plus.
Sept. 5, 2023: Our new version of crocin supplements were launched. These new adjusted products with optimized formulation are all natural, non-GMO, with no artificial colorants, and are gluten-free.
Sept. 2022: Increased daily usage of Crocin Rich®, a natural and only water-soluble carotenoid crocin, was given "No Objections" by the FDA as a new dietary ingredient (NDI).
Nov. 2020: A US Patent was issued for our product.
Jan. 2017: Published “A Perspective on Crocus sativus L. (Saffron) Constituent Crocin: A Potent Water-Soluble Antioxidant ...” J. Agric. Food Chem. 2017, 65, 1005−1020.
Mar. 2016: FDA issued Certificate of Free Sale for Products: CROCIN RICH, CROCIN RICH II and CROCIN RICH plus.
Dec. 2015: US patent 9,211,298 was issued for our product.
Sep. 2015: FDA reviewed and granted (NO Objection) to Crocin Rich®, the purified natural crocin ingredient, as a new dietary ingredient (NDI) for product application. Crocin is the only water-soluble carotenoid in nature.
Crocin and Saffron Research Publications
1/2023 The Effects of Crocin Supplementation on Sleep Quality, General Health, and Happiness in Elderly Population: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial. Intl J Med Toxicol and Fore Med. 2023; 13(1):E38718. https://doi. org/10.32598/ijmtfm.v13i1.38718
3/2022 Crocin as a vision supplement. Clinical and Experimental Optometry,
1/2020 The effects of crocus sativus extract (crocin) on lipid profile and liver functions: A randomized placebo-controlled study. Obe Med. 2020, 17, 100165. https://doi.org/10/1016/j.obmed.2019.100165
12/2018 Effect of crocetin on quality of sleep: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study. Complement Ther Med. 2018, 41: 47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2018.09.003
Hundreds of recently published clinical and preclinical studies of crocin/saffron on eye health, memory, congitive health, mood, sleep quality, quality of life, etc. in the peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals can be found by searching Google Scholar.