Some people consider the origin of saffron as the old state of Iran, some researchers also consider the origin of saffron in a wider region of the planet, including Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor and Iran. Iranians, while exporting saffron to many parts of the ancient world, introduced its properties to the Greeks, the Romans, the Chinese, and the Sami, including the Arabs, who taught it to the Islamic customs of the Mediterranean in the first to fourth centuries of the Ages.
Iranian ethnic groups, such as Rustamyan and Rutamiyan, were instrumental in transferring the culture of saffron. The historical background reflects the fact that Iranians have been attracted to zar and saffron from ancient times, such as celebrations and celebrations and celebrations such as weddings and festivals , Or welcomed the elders and pilgrims of Zar and Saffron Nasar.
In the Achaemenid era, saffron was used to decorate bread meals and aromatic foods. During Parthies, Iran saffron went to Greece and Rome, later China became saffron customers in Iran. In the Sassanian era, saffron planting was also popular in Qom and Bun, and its quality was well-known. At the same time saffron was used to pay expensive paper. But more than that saffron solution was used as a writing compound, and used centuries later in a combination of high quality writing. Adding these to the writing of sacred prayers on paper and fabric, and occasionally the coat of arms Saffron was used. Saffron has been considered by many writers and poets with all its characteristics and properties, so that it is safe to say that the word saffron and its related expressions are as close as possible to the Persian sources and texts. Written writings are not one of the world’s most popular. In the 10th century, saffron cultivation by the Arabs (which the Arabs also learned from the Persians) became popular in Spain, followed by the 18th century in the Walden region of Essex, England, and nowadays it is called Walden Saffron. As it comes from Indian literary and medical literature, saffron has long been known to the people of that land. Also, saffron has received special attention from the Greek people, Jews, Hindus and Muslims.