Gathering Saffron in Navelli (Abruzzo, Italy). Saffron is obtained by collecting the flower stamens of a very specific iris flower. It is difficult work and that is the reason why saffron is so expensive.
Saffron flowers benefits. Infographic. Summary of the general characteristics of the Saffron plant. Medicinal properties, benefits and uses more common of Saffron. http://www.medicinalplants-pharmacognosy.com/herbs-medicinal-plants/saffron/benefits-infographic/