Corn Silk and Its Fascinating Uses.
- Basic Botanical Data of Corn Silk.
- Corn Silk,Botanical Description.
- Collection of Corn Silk.
- Constituents of Corn Silk.
- Corn Silk Actions:Diuretic,demulcent,tonic.
- Nutrition of Corn Silk.
- Uses of Corn Silk.
- Therapeutic Actions and Pharmacology of Corn Silk.
- Safety of Corn Silk.
- Combinations of Corn Silk.
- Corn Silk Preparation and Dosage.
- Dosage Medium:Corn Silk.
- Research Update:Corn Silk
Dosage Medium:Corn Silk.:
Dried Styles and Stigmas: 2~8 gm tds 2
Liquid Extract: 1:1 25% 4~8 ml tds 3
Tincture: 1:5 25% 5~15 ml tds 3
Syrup 8~15 ml tds 6
NUTRIENT COMPOSITION (For every 100 gm edible portion) Content Amount
Energy 355 Kcal
Protein 9.2 gm
Fat 4.6 gm
Carbohydrate 69.3 gm
Fibre 2.0 gm
Ash 1.4 gm
Calcium 45.0 mg
Phosphorus 224.0 mg
Potassium 75.0 mg
Iron 2.9 mg
Sodium 11.0 mg
Carotene 256 ug
Retino equivalent 43 ug
Vitamin B1 0.22 mg
Vitamin B2 0.12 mg
Niacin 1.7 mg
Vitamin C 8.8 mg
Diuretic, demulcent, anti-inflammatory, tonic, anodyne, alterative, lithotriptic.
As a soothing diuretic, Corn Silk is helpful in any irritation of the urinary system. It is used for renal problems in children and as a urinary demulcent combined with other herbs in the treatment of cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis and the like.
- 1.Corn Silk and Its Fascinating Uses.
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