Corn Silk

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What other names is Corn Silk known by?

Barbe de Maïs, Blé d'Inde, Cheveux de Maïs, Indian Corn, Maidis Stigma, Maïs Violet, Maize Silk, Purple Corn, Seda de Maíz, Soie de Maïs, Stigma Maydis, Yu Mi Xiu, Zea, Zea mays.

What is Corn Silk?

Corn silk is from the corn plant. The silk from the top of an ear of corn is used as a medicine.

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  • Bedwetting, inflammation of the prostate, inflammation of the urinary system, congestive heart failure, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

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