How can you TEST SAFFRON for PURITY ???
? A few simple test could be useful to ascertain Genuine Quality.
? Saffron Filaments should impart yellow colour to Alcohol, Ether, Chloroform, Methanol & Water BUT not to Benzone & Xylene.
? Saffron Filaments Should not leave any oily Stain when it's filaments are pressed between unglazed paper indicating the absence of added mineral OR Vegetable Oil.