Saffron is highly nutritious and contains many vitamins and minerals that is required by the human body. Attached table is comprehensive nutritious profile of saffron.

  

Saffron Nutrition Profile
 Nutrient Unit Value per 100 g 1 tsp = 0.7g
Water g 11.9 0.08
Energy kcal 310 2
Protein g 11.43 0.08
Total lipid (fat) g 5.85 0.04
Carbohydrate, by difference g 65.37 0.46
Fiber, total dietary g 3.9 0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 111 1
Iron, Fe mg 11.1 0.08
Magnesium, Mg mg 264 2
Phosphorus, P mg 252 2
Potassium, K mg 1724 12
Sodium, Na mg 148 1
Zinc, Zn mg 1.09 0.01
Vitamins
Vitamin C mg 80.8 0.6
Thiamin mg 0.115 0.001
Riboflavin mg 0.267 0.002
Niacin mg 1.46 0.01
Vitamin B-6 mg 1.01 0.007
Folate, DFE µg 93 1
Vitamin B-12 µg 0 0
Vitamin A, RAE µg 27 0
Vitamin A, IU IU 530 4
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0 0
Vitamin D IU 0 0
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 1.586 0.011
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.429 0.003
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 2.067 0.014
Fatty acids, total trans g 0 0
Cholesterol mg 0 0
Other
Caffeine mg 0       0

 

*Reference: USDA (United States Department of Agriculture 
Agricultural Research Service
)