Book is based on the phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Colchicum luteum Baker. It describes the isolation and characterization of various secondary metabolites from the corms of the plant using different modern sophistic chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. Though the isolated molecules are not new, but are of great importance for phytochemical background of various traditional uses of the plant. Corms of the plant have been used in the treatment of various ailments traditionally without any scientific background. Scientific rationale of those folk uses has been present in the book .