COLCHICUM AUTUMNALE: VARGİT
Comm only known as autumn crocus, meadow saffron or naked lady, is a flower which resembles the true crocuses, but flowering in autumn. The name NAKED LADY comes from the fact that the flowers emerge from the ground long after the leaves have died back. The plant has been mistaken by foragers for ramsons, which it vaguely resembles, but is a deadly poison due to the presence of colchicines, a useful drug with a narrow therapeutic index. The symptoms’ of colchicines poisonning resemble those of arsenic and there is no antidote. Despite its toxicity, colchicine is approved by the US FDA fort he treatment of gout and familial Mediterranean fever and is also used in plant breeding to produce polyploidy strains.
WHY VARGİT? According to the our hum or, VARGIT in Turkısh language (COLCHICUM AUTUMNALE ) is a kind of flower that the stimulatory to leave from the high plateaus untill October. VARGIT is well known comm on traditional flower, especially by local public in there, our company is also know as a special travel agent in black sea coast. That is why we named with VARGİT.