|(Edible lily bulb/Xinhua)|
Edited and translated by Du Mingming, People's Daily Online
1. Edible lily bulb
Edible lily bulb is a good nourishing food for people of all ages. It is rich in protein, fat, demethyl colchicines, calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamins. Edible lily bulb has antitussive, anti-asthmatic, and hemostatic effects. It helps improve lymphocyte transformation rate and increase the immunity. Besides, it contains a special active ingredient - colchicine, which has good anti-tumor effect.