meadow saffron

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Related to meadow saffrons: Colchicum autumnale, autumn crocus

autumn crocus

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that is the primary source of colchicine, an alkaloid used for treating gout in mainstream medicine.

meadow saffron (meˑ·dō saˑ·frän),

n Latin name:
Colchicum autumnale; parts used: bulb, seeds; uses: pain, severe bowel evacuation, induction of vomiting, gout, nausea, diarrhea, rheumatism, leukemia, Beçhet's syndrome; precautions: kidney disease; can cause violent purging, stomach and bowel inflammation, and allergic skin reactions. Also called
cigdem, colchicum, colquico, herbstreitlose, naked boys, wilde herfsttijloos, and
autumn crocus.

meadow

grassland, used for grazing and/or haying.

meadow buttercup
meadow crowfoot
meadow rue
meadow saffron
colchiumautumnale.
meadow sweet
ammimajus.