The genus Lilium
in the Liliaceae family was cultivated and has been used for different purpose like ornamental plants throughout the world, as well as important edible plants and biological medicinal products. The petals, roots and bulbs of the plant contain many bioactive compounds; many of them could also find their place in modern medicine. The active ingredients of genus Lilium
mainly contain flavonoids, alkaloids, soluble polysaccharides and steroidal saponins. The therapeutic properties of Lilium
include anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anti-bacterial, anti-depression and expectorant. It is recommended in the form of herbal tea to prevent various gynaecological disorders, associated with menstruation as well as against insomnia, anxiety, sinusitis, dry cough, asthma, and cardiac arrhythmias. The plant is mainly applied externally to the skin for the treatment of skin ulcers, rashes, burns, wounds, eye-irritation and inflammation. The present study has been attempted to explore the therapeutic effects of Asiatic Lilium
hybrids as an herbal remedy.