Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum) is a tuber crop belonging to the family Liliaceae. It is partly a herb with sub-erect lanceolate leaves. Safed Musli is found growing in thick forests in its natural form.The roots of safed musli is reported to contain 2-15% saponin, which has the medicinal property of enhancing vitality and immunity to human beings. It also helps in correcting gynaecological disorders. Safed Musli is naturally grown in the hilly areas of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. It is reported that the annual demand for dried safed Musli roots is 500t in India. The natural source is getting fast depleted necessitating field cultivation of this medicinally important crop.