**SAFFRON: Benefits, Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Warnings?** "Saffron makes the cake gel" - who has not heard the slightly disfigured nursery rhyme? The sentence in the poem just the letter b is missing, so the rhyme fits, reduced the most precious and most expensive spice in the world on his role as ... In the first stage a strong urge to laugh, then palpitations, dizziness and hallucinations. Later, a paralysis of the central nervous system occurs, which leads to death.