Ways to detect fraud in saffron

Ways to detect fraud in saffron

Pure saffron, when spread on a hot or warm surface, is instantly identified in a specific shape that can be identified from saffron flags or small safflower flowers of the spring. The saffron crests have three branches and the upper part is horny, the lower the thinner the thinner.
• Use of corn raisou, which has a curds of corn, but a flag of saffron.
• Genuine ornamental saffron frees gum or milk after a few minutes, but counterfeit safflants immediately release their pigments.
The original saffron remains in the hot water after the exits of its pigments, but the fake saffron loses its initial color in hot water.
• Saffron is a delicious tasting but fake saffron is quite bitter and unpleasant.
• Brush your fingers if you are glued to the original saffron between your fingers.
• Genuine hot saffron creates a reddish-yellow orange color, but fake saffron produces a dark red color.
• Each milligram of genuine 700-cc saffron drops the water tangibly.
• True saffron has a pleasant and fresh smell, lacking the smell of aging and mildew.
• Actual saffron is a part of a saffron clove with a special shape that can easily be identified under the magnifying glass.
• If you put the saffron blades between the paper and press it slightly, there should not be any fat stains. If so, it's likely that the saffron is counterfeit.
• The color of the saffron blade is insoluble in gasoline, that is, if we put saffron tar in gasoline, it should not make the gasoline more colorful.
• Put saffron pieces on the butane gas. In this case, pure saffron comes in violet or orange, which is related to potassium, but it is caused by false yellow saffron.
• To a few milligrams of saffron powder, add two or three drops of concentrated sulfuric acid in a glass of glass. In this case, the saffron is first reddish-brown and, after a short time, turned into reddish-purple To be This test is not entirely specific, and it is related to materials (such as saffron) that contain carotenoids (yellow or orange).
• Place a few milligrams of saffron powder in a glass of glass and add a drop of phosphoric acid / sulfuric acid, and add a little bit. After that, put the mixture under a microscope and look at 100 magnification. After a maximum of one minute, the pieces of powder are turned blue and surrounded by pieces of a halo of blue.
According to the national standard of Iran, the presence of yarn, rug and sand, live or dead mosquitoes and insects, mold and mildew seen with naked eye and the presence of contamination of rodents and birds should not be seen in high quality saffron. • Pure saffron, when spread on a hot or warm surface, is instantly identified in a specific shape that can be identified from saffron flags or small parts of safflower flowers and flowers of the spring. The saffron crests have three branches and the upper part is horny, the lower the thinner the thinner.
• Use of corn raisou, which has a curds of corn, but a flag of saffron.
• Genuine ornamental saffron frees gum or milk after a few minutes, but counterfeit safflants immediately release their pigments.
The original saffron remains in the hot water after the exits of its pigments, but the fake saffron loses its initial color in hot water.
• Saffron is a delicious tasting but fake saffron is quite bitter and unpleasant.
• Brush your fingers if you are glued to the original saffron between your fingers.
• Genuine hot saffron creates a reddish-yellow orange color, but fake saffron produces a dark red color.
• Each milligram of genuine 700-cc saffron drops the water tangibly.
• True saffron has a pleasant and fresh smell, lacking the smell of aging and mildew.
• Actual saffron is a part of a saffron clove with a special shape that can easily be identified under the magnifying glass.
• If you put the saffron blades between the paper and press it slightly, there should not be any fat stains. If so, it's likely that the saffron is counterfeit.
• The color of the saffron blade is insoluble in gasoline, that is, if we put saffron tar in gasoline, it should not make the gasoline more colorful.
• Put saffron pieces on the butane gas. In this case, pure saffron comes in violet or orange, which is related to potassium, but it is caused by false yellow saffron.
• To a few milligrams of saffron powder, add two or three drops of concentrated sulfuric acid in a glass of glass. In this case, the saffron is first reddish-brown and, after a short time, turned into reddish-purple To be This test is not entirely specific, and it is related to materials (such as saffron) that contain carotenoids (yellow or orange).
• Place a few milligrams of saffron powder in a glass of glass and add a drop of phosphoric acid / sulfuric acid, and add a little bit. After that, put the mixture under a microscope and look at 100 magnification. After a maximum of one minute, the pieces of powder are turned blue and surrounded by pieces of a halo of blue.
According to the standard, the presence of yarn, pebbles and sand, live or dead insects and mites, mushrooms and mildew not seen with the naked eye, and the presence of contamination of rodents and birds should not be seen in saffron.

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