(Aroma; Perfume; Stigma) In a dream, If dried saffron does not stain the skin or a gown, then it represents lauding someone, commending him, or speaking good of someone.
If its color does stain the skin or one’s gown in the dream, then it represents an illness. Grinding the dried purple saffron flowers in a dream to use it as powder, or as an additive for making perfumes in a dream represents a severe illness, though many people will pray for the recovery of the person who is struck by it, but to no avail. It is also said that saffron in a dream represents benefits, except if it touches one’s skin or stains it. Grinding saffron in a dream means producing something one will view with pride and be amazed by its results, though again, one’s efforts will be followed by a severe illness. Grinding saffron in a dream means illness, exposing secrets, divulging confidential information, or it could mean deeds that will bring happiness, or it could denote studying, or acquiring knowledge.
If a woman sees herself grinding saffron in a dream, it means that she is a lesbian, or a female homosexual. (Also see Miller)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Saffron as used in cooking is a good omen meaning several different things such as; a tense situation being cleared up.
A lessening of quarrels or combativeness in your life, making up after a spat, etc..
To see Saffron growing means you may have a false lover. Safforn in your dreams can also show that a calming influence is entering your life now and to drink a tea of it shows you should beware of false friends that could wreck your peace of mind.
To dream on a pillow of saffron indicates a calm happy time is coming.... Encyclopedia of Dreams