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Saffron has been in use since the ancient Greek times for its culinary and medicinal purposes. It is basically obtained from the flower of Crocus sativus. The stigmas of the flower are picked up and then dried. It appears maroon-yellow in colour. In addition to this, saffron contains a compound called crocin which is known for its rich medicinal benefits. Saffron also contains all the essential nutrients - vitamin C and manganese, which are just to name a few among them. In order to derive its benefits, saffron can be added in your regular food. However, the best way to consume saffron is to add a pinch of it to a glass of warm milk and then drink it. So, today, we have listed here a few of the major benefits of drinking saffron milk. Take a look.