It is also known as autumn crocus. From lily family; It is a purple, poisonous plant that blooms in autumn. It grows in damp places. Bitter crocus, which grows between 10-30 centimeters tall, contains poisonous alkaloids. It is used in the medical field.
Although it contains poisonous substances, it is useful against rheumatism and rheumatism complaints in appropriate doses. It increases urination and helps relieve constipation. It should be used with expert advice as it may cause poisoning.
Seeds and tubers are used externally. Bitter crocus, which is a poisonous plant, should be used in limited doses and for a short time.