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Corn Silk

  • Corn Silk - Used for urinary tract and prostate infections with irritation and/or discharge. Bladder pain and irritation. Interstitial cystitis. Urinary tract stones. Reduces uric acid. Gallbladder congestion and pain of gallstone. Albuminaria. Water retention. Edema in cardiac problems.
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Corn Silk 

Also Known As - Zea mays

Cultivation: Certified Organic

Origin - Bulgaria

Medicinal Uses - Internally - Corn silk is used to treat urinary disorders. It is a diuretic, so it encourages the body to flush out toxins by increasing urination. It is effective for inflammatory conditions of the urinary system and the kidneys. The extract made from the pollen on the silk is used for prostate conditions and bed-wetting in children. The raw pollen can increase the appetite. It has also been used to treat heart problems, jaundice, obesity and malaria. It is high in vitamin K, and was used for hemorrhage during childbirth. It has also been used to treat gonorrhea. It is also used for cystitis, urethritis and parostitis, or mumpsExternally, Corn silk can be used as a poultice for sores and boils.

Herbs to Combine/Supplement - For bed-wetting, corn silk can be combined with St. John's wort, horsetail, lemon balm and wild oats. 

Parts Used - Corn ear tops. The silk that grows on the tops of ears of corn are harvested before pollination to be used medicinally.

Precautions - There are no known contraindications for the use of this herb. There are no known drug interactions.

Preparation - Corn silk can be found commercially. Follow the directions on the label. If you gather the fresh herb, make sure the corn has not been sprayed with insecticides. herbal tea can easily be made by adding 2 teaspoons of the dried herb to 1 cup of boiling water. Steep the tea for 10 to 15 minutes before straining. Drink the tea three times per day. For a tincture, take 3 to 6 ml three times per day. You can also find this herbal remedy in capsules. Take 2 400 mg capsules with meals three times per day.

Disclaimer - The information presented herein by Mountain Maus’ Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

 

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  1. Wonderful Product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Jun 2017

    This is my second time purchasing from Mountain Maus, I just got my package of herbs, just opening the box, all is packaged well, have not used any of the new herbs, but I can report on the other herbs that I have purchased from Mountain Maus, they were all wonderful and I am using most of them in a blended formula under the care of a Master herbalist to correct a condition in my body and they are working. Thanks for supplying such wonderful organic herbs. I will order again in the future Lords willing.


  2. Fantastic! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Feb 2017

    Fresh and Arrived in a timely manner. I'll be a return customer or sure!


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