Saffron vs. Memantine (Namenda) for Alzheimer’s

Saffron vs. Memantine (Namenda) for Alzheimer’s

The spice saffron is pitted head-to-head against the leading drug for severe Alzheimer’s disease.

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What else can saffron do? See:
• Saffron vs. Prozac (
• Saffron for the Treatment of PMS (
• Saffron for Erectile Dysfunction (

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