Common Uses of Corn Silk,Stigmata Maidis.

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Common Uses of Corn Silk,Stigmata Maidis.

Corn Silk Zea Mays Silk CAS 84696-06-0 Stigmata Maidis Zea mays Stigmas and styles Corn stalk  Placed within a cradle for protection, hung over a mirror for protection, hung on the door for good luck.

 Cornsilk is the long styles and stigmata of the flower pistils. The stigmas are the fine soft, yellowish threads from the female flowers and are usually four to eight inches long. It is gathered when the plant has shed its pollen.

 Cornsilk has often been used as a tea, but also powdered as a food additive. It has also been used as a flavor component for some major food products and face powders.

 Cornsilk is sweet and easy to chew. In Mexico the silky filaments just inside the husk are sold in bulk as good food and safe medicine for renal problems in both adults and children.

 Cornsilk minimizing edema (water retention), gout, cystitis, lowering blood pressure, even helping rheumatism symptoms. Its chief claim to fame is its potent antiprostatitis capability. Helping and remedying urinary problems seem its forte.

 Corn Silk Zea Mays Silk CAS 84696-06-0 Stigmata Maidis Zea mays Stigmas and styles Corn stalkCornsilk is effective either fresh or dried. Laboratory analysis reveals high amounts of silicon, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphorus. It is also an excellent source of B vitamins and PABA. Along with chlorophyll, resin and a fixed oil, maizenic acid is the active principle in cornsilk. Vitamin K is used by the body's mechanism that controls bleeding.

 Grieve's classic 'A Modern Herbal':'A mild stimulant, diuretic and demulcent, useful in acute and chronic cystitis and in the bladder irritation of uric acid and phosphatic gravel...'

 King's 1898 Dispensatory: 'Corn-silk is diuretic and slightly anodyne, and, for the former purpose, has been found useful in many urinary troubles, associated with renal and cardiac disorders. In southern France, the inhabitants use it as a domestic remedy for calculi, gravel, and strangury. It has been found of value by physicians in the treatment of cystic irritation, due to phosphatic and uric acid concretions, and in both acute and chronic inflammations of the bladder.'
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 Eclectic Materia Medica, 1922 (Felter): 'Zea (Stigmata Maydis) is diuretic, slightly anodyne, and is said to exert a stimulant effect upon the heart and blood vessels. The infusion, the best preparation, is an efficient stimulating diuretic in urinary irritation and inflammation, pyelitis, and catarrh of the bladder. It is especially valued when the urine contains phosphatic and uric acid concretions, and there is a disposition to dropsical accumulations. Its action is quite positive in pyelitis, chronic cystitis and to relieve ardor urinae in gonorrhea.'

 'For the bladder affections of children it is one of the most valued of urinary sedatives, and may be freely administered where there is a disposition to decomposition of the urine while still in the bladder. The virtues are attributed mostly to the maizenic acid present.'

 Corn Silk is the silky tassel inside the corn husk - not often considered a food, but it is highly regarded in herbology as a valuable support for the urinary system. Corn is indigenous to Central America, but is now widely cultivated elsewhere. The genus name Zea means "cause of life", and the species name "mays" means "mother"'. Corn Silk has been used in conditions of high uric acid such as gout and some types of arthritis. It helps to reduce conditions of painful swelling, and is used for a wide range of genito-urinary complaints. Corn Silk is often combined with herbs that have more antiseptic qualities. Even though it is a diuretic, Corn Silk can also benefit frequent urination conditions by soothing bladder irritation. Chinese research indicates that Corn Silk reduces hypertension and reduces blood clotting time.Derived from the dried silky tassels found inside the husks of corn, Corn Silk contains iron, silica, potassium and vitamins B, C and K. It also contains moderate amounts of zinc, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.

 It's key constituents are considered to be maizenic acid, fixed oil, resin and mucilage. Corn Silk has been used to soothe irritation, to the kidneys and bladder, often caused by burning and painful urination. Corn Silk alleviates the irritation of the bladder and urinary tract by coating the membranes lining the urinary system walls. Corn Silk may also alleviate prostate disorders including difficulty in the beginning of urination. Corn Silk has also been known to reduce the formation of sediments in the kidneys, relieve inflammation caused by urinary tract problems and help reduce water retention in the body.
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 Ethnobotany:World wide use of Corn Silk:

 China:Diabetes, Diuretic, Dropsy, Hypertension, Gravel, Urogenital, Stomachic, Strangury
 Elsewhere:Analgesic, Antiseptic, Astringent, Diabetes, Diuretic, Liqueur, Lithontriptic, Litholytic, Panacea, Pneumonia, Shampoo, Stomachache, Tumor, Wart
 Haiti: Alexiteric, Bright's Disease, Cardiac, Cystitis, Diuretic, Gout, Hepatitis, Inflammation, Intoxicant, Metritis, Nephritis, Renitis, Rheumatism, Soap, Stone, Urogenital
 Trinidad: Amenorrhea, Analgesic, Antiseptic, Diuretic, Dysentery, Dysmenorrhea, Flu, Gum, Lithontriptic, Menorrhagia, Oliguria
 Turkey: Antidote(Bromine), Alterative, Anodyne, Demulcent, Diuretic, Litholytic, Stimulant, Stomachic
 U.S.: Cyanogenetic, Soap, Wart

 Corn Silk support to the urinary system:

 Cornsilk is the silky tassel inside the corn husk - not often considered a food, but it is highly regarded in herbology as a valuable support for the urinary system. Corn is indigenous to Central America, but is now widely cultivated elsewhere.

 The genus name Zea means "cause of life", and the species name "mays" means "mother"'. Corn Silk has been used in conditions of high uric acid such as gout and some types of arthritis. It helps to reduce conditions of painful swelling, and is used for a wide range of genito-urinary complaints. Corn Silk is often combined with herbs that have more antiseptic qualities. Even though it is a diuretic, Corn Silk can also benefit frequent urination conditions by soothing bladder irritation.

 Chinese research indicates that Corn Silk reduces hypertension and reduces blood clotting time. Derived from the dried silky tassels found inside the husks of corn, Corn Silk contains iron, silica,potassium and vitamins B, C and K. It also contains moderate amounts of zinc, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. It's key constituents are considered to be maizenic acid, fixed oil, resin and mucilage.

 Corn Silk has been used to soothe irritation, to the kidneys and bladder, often caused by burning and painful urination. Corn Silk alleviates the irritation of the bladder and urinary tract by coating the membranes lining the urinary system walls.

 Corn Silk may also alleviate prostate disorders including difficulty in the beginning of urination. Corn Silk has also been known to reduce the formation of sediments in the kidneys, relieve inflammation caused by urinary tract problems and help reduce water retention in the body.
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 Corn Silk cure prostate problems:

 Corn Silk is a mild diuretic, tonic, urinary demulcent (soothing or softening agent), and possesses anti-inflammatory properties. It's even been used in the treatment of gonorrhea. French herbalists use it to thin bile as well as to promote bile flow. Chinese herbal medicine practitioners do this as well. To put it simply, cornsilk is tremendous for men with prostate problems.

 Prostate problems include, frequent urination, pain while urinating, and prostate swelling. Other male urinary-related problems include swelling and/or inflammation of the urethra.

 Cornsilk and its remedies can be beneficial to one's health as a diuretic, in promoting prostate health by combating prostatitis or BPH. Cornsilk seems to be a powerful remedy for problems with the urinary system. It's even used for renal problems with children as well as for the treatment of cystitis, urethritis, and of course prostatitis. It's even been used in the treatment of gonorrhea. French herbalists use it to thin bile as well as to promote bile flow,Chinese herbal medicine confirms this.

 Corn Silk Combination:for bladder and kidney

 Corn Silk has many benefits for kidney and bladder with Uva Ursi. It can be used for acute and chronic inflamed bladders and prostrate gland. It is used as a diuretic and can help cystitis. Corn silk helps reduce uric acid and is a phosphatic back up. It is also good for cardiac weakness. It works well with many urinary problems including painful urination, especially when used with golden seal root. Both young and old can use it alike. Children can also be helped with bed wetting problems.

 Cosmetic Uses of Corn SilkCorn silk may be beneficial here because it acts as an anti-inflammatory and as a natural diuretic, and therefore may help to increase urine flow and reduce pain associated with the inflammation of the prostate.
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Corn Silk Actions:Diuretic,demulcent,tonic.

Corn Silk Zea Mays Silk CAS 84696-06-0 Stigmata Maidis Zea mays Stigmas and styles Corn stalk  Constituents:Saponins, volatile alkaloid, sterols, allantoin, tannin

 Indications:Corn Silk can help with the following conditions: Helpful in any irritation of the urinary system; used for renal problems in children; combined with other herbs for cystitis, urethritis, prostates.Catarrhalcystitis, lithaemia (stones), bladder irritation, gonorrhoea, all catarrhal conditions of the urinary passages, dropsies due to heart disease, edema.

 Zea mays benefits:diuretic,bladder and kidney problems,edema (water retention),obesity,prostate disorders,bed-wetting,carpal tunnel syndrome,PMS,reducing stone formation in kidneys,clear boils

 The use of herbal remedies, including corn silk (also known as maize silk), classified as Zea mays, are popular as an alternative to standard Western allopathic medicine for a variety of problems, including prostate disorders, a diuretic as well as for bedwetting and obesity.Zea mays is an effective remedy for various ailments, and this natural holistic approach to health is becoming more and more popular, but should NOT replace conventional medicine or prescription drugs.
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Combinations of Stigmata Maidis,Corn Silk.

Corn Silk Zea Mays Silk CAS 84696-06-0 Stigmata Maidis Zea mays Stigmas and styles Corn stalk  Cornsilk may be combined with Couchgrass, Bearberry, Buchu or Yarrow for the treatment of cystitis.

 Combines well with Agropyron, Arctostaphylos or Achillea in the treatment of cystitis, and with Agrimonia and Equisetum in enuresis. It may be used with Alchemilla arvensis and Eupatorium purporeum in phosphatic or uric acid gravel.
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Cosmetic Uses of Corn Silk

 Zea Mays Silk Extract is commonly known as Corn Silk Extract,this extract provides a smooth texture and relieves the skin of excess humidity Zinc Oxide.

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  • 1.Corn Silk and Its Fascinating Uses.

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  • CAS:84696-06-0
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Zea Mays Silk Extract is an extract of the stigmas of the corn,Zea mays,Gramineae
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