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Barberries: Healing the World for More than 2,500 Years

12.09.20 /

Fun Fact Alert – Compared to its close cousin the cranberry, #Barberry is just starting to find its place in the pantries of home cooks around the world. But did you know that barberries have been valued for more than 2,500 years for their medicinal properties? In fact, it’s recognized as one of the most widely used ingredients in homeopathic medicine in many countries! Iranians use it for its heart health benefits. European herbalists turn to barberry to treat liver and gallbladder ailments while Indian Ayurvedists swear by its effectiveness against dysentery. Talk about a super ingredient! Want to learn more about Dried Barberry here. #saffronandmore

Parya Zaghand

While I think of myself as an Aussie, I’m also proud as punch of my Iranian heritage. So much so, in 2013, I created a business built around the mouth-watering delicacies of Persia; bringing you flavours of the real Iran. I wanted to create a space at the table for the golden-petaled spice: Persian Saffron.