Colchicine present medicinal use is mainly in the treatment of gout; as well, it is being investigated for its potential use as an anti-cancer drug. It can also be used as initial treatment for pericarditis and preventing recurrences of the condition. In neurons, axoplasmic transport is disrupted by colchicine
1.It is anti-gout, anti-tumor, inhibiting the mitotic cell stopping in M phase.
2.It has the significant effects on breast cancer, cervical cancer, esophageal cancer, lung cancer,
gastric cancer and chronic myelogenous leukemia.
3.It also can be used for acute gout, anti-inflammatory analgesic.
4.In recent years ,furtherly expand its clinical application, for example:to prevent atherosclerosis
damage;to cure the liver cirrhosis; to relief the cycle heat caused by abnormal catecholamine,
the Behcet's disease; the lumbar disc herniation,intractable waist pain and sciatica;
prevent intestine adhesion.
5.In addition, its used as the treatment of Purple epilepsy caused thrombocytopenia;
Persistent apophysiserythema;Advanceds chistosomiasis;