The long shiny fibers at the top of an ear of corn are called corn silk. Corn silk is used as a medicine.
Corn silk contains proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It also contains chemicals which might work like water pills (diuretics), and it might alter blood sugar levels, and help reduce inflammation.
Corn Silk Tea Preparation
1.You can use the silk dried or fresh.
2.Put the silk in a tea cup,
3.Pour hot water and allow to simmer for 5-10mins,
4.Then you can either drain or drink it like that.
5.You can add lime/lemon or honey, don’t use sugar.
Benefits Of Corn Silk
- Bladder infections.
- Inflammation of the prostate.
- Inflammation of the urinary system.
- Kidney stones.
- Congestive heart failure.
- High blood pressure.
- High cholesterol levels.