In this, the third episode of our ongoing series on the extraordinary Flame Lily (Gloriosa superba), Gus talks us through some of the medicinal applications of the plant’s roots and tubers. Specifically he focuses on the compound colchicine, found in the tuber. Colchicine is already FDA-approved in the treatment of gout, but is currently being explored for its anti-cancer activity. Join us as we delve deeper into the medicinal uses of the Flame Lily.
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