Top 5 Health Benefits of Saffron You Should Know ✔. For more videos check out at https://www.youtube.com/HealthWisdom?sub_confirmation=1 Saffron is an exotic and expensive spice. It is popular for its deep auburn color and sweet flavor. Saffron has several therapeutic properties and is good for our health. Saffron contains vitamin A, folic acid, copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc, magnesium, riboflavin and thiamine.