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Cornsilk C/O

  • 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 - 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 - This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your healthcare provider. Only your healthcare provider has the knowledge and training to provide advice that is right for you. You should not rely on this information in deciding whether or not to use, or accept your healthcare provider’s advice regarding use of, any natural products or similar treatments, therapies, or life-style choices. This information does not endorse any natural products or similar treatments, therapies, or life-style choices as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information. It does NOT include all information about natural products, possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to you. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about your health and treatment options. 

These products are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with any herb or dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner. 

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