This product contains sitosterol, essential (to 0.12%) and fat (2.5%) oil, Pantothenic acid, resinous (to 2.7%) and others (to 3.8%) substances, bitter glycoside, Inositol, cryptoxanthin, saponins (to 3.18%), traces of alkaloids, as well as vitamin C and vitamin K, which affects blood clotting.
The seeds contain starch (to 61.2%), pentosans (to 7.4%), fatty oil (about 4.7%), substances of a special character (close to 0.2%), pyruvic acid, flavonoid derivatives ( zeaxanthin, isoquercitrin, quercetin, etc.), Biotin.
Corn oil contains sitosterol and other biologically active nutrients.
Corn contains proteins, fats, carbohydrates, mineral substances, essential oils and resin. Another vitamin C, b, P, PP, K, E, alkaloids and ascorbic acid.
Corn silk can get rid of unnecessary weight, because their use causes following consequences:
Corn is definitely a useful product, because it contains large amounts of vitamins and minerals. The corn consists of 40% fats, which help to prevent atherosclerosis, diabetes and obesity.
Crude unrefined corn oil removes cholesterol from the body, helps to strengthen blood vessels, prevents the formation of atherosclerotic plaques.
Corn silk – the stamens on the top of the ear, similar to a topknot. Of course, their taste is not the taste of the cob, but they have the ability to act as a diuretic and cholagogue, dissolve kidney stones, relieve swelling, even stagnant.
And vitamins in them than in corn grains. Preparations of corn stigmas are used in official medicine in hepatitis, cholecystitis, gallstones, bile stasis in the liver and prostate.
Corn silk have a huge list of healing properties, affecting the kidneys, gall bladder and metabolism. The therapeutic effect is exerted primarily on: 1) the kidneys (cystitis, pyelonephritis, oliguria, edema, kidney stones, enuresis, bladder infection, fluid retention);
Long shiny silky fibers on top of the corn called "corn silk" and have many uses as a therapeutic agent. For centuries corn silk is widely used in various folk medicines of the world, including Ayurveda and Chinese medicine.
Corn silk is used to treat bladder infections, inflammation in the urinary system, inflammation of the prostate, kidney stones, obesity and bedwetting. Corn silk also possess therapeutic properties in diseases such as heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, fatigue and high cholesterol.
We usually just eat corn seeds and throw away the fibers, considering them useless. But corn silk contain protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber. They also contain chemicals that work like water pills (diuretics), reduce blood sugar, and help reduce inflammation.
Corn silk is used to treat bladder infections, inflammation in the urinary system, inflammation of the prostate, kidney stones, obesity and bedwetting. Corn silk also possess therapeutic properties in diseases such as heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, fatigue and high cholesterol
Corn silk have diuretic healing properties. Fresh corn silk contain natural good fats and essential oils, resin, rubber, alkaloid, which has the feature of tightening the blood vessels, chlorophyll, phosphoric acid and lots of potassium and manganese.
Drinking this tea 3 times a day guarantees an increase in urine output with no harmful effects, which is especially important for those diseases in which the accumulation of water has an adverse effect on the body.
In Chinese medicine, corn silk (yu mi xu) are used for millennia. They have a natural sweet fragrance and neutral essence. It helps reduce inner heat, water and moisture in the body.
In Chinese medicine it is believed that contraindications and side effects of corn stigmas do not exist. Care should be taken when using diuretics.
Every drug has contraindications. It is not recommended to drink corn remedy for such violations as:
The product can be combined with other herbs to take in combination. Before using corn medications should consult a physician.
Corn increasingly began to appear on store shelves. In the summer you can find vendors of hot corn on the streets. Years later she returns to our table. And it's not in vain. Back in the days when information about which nutrients are contained in a particular product, simply did not exist, our ancestors knew about the properties of corn, and particularly corn stigmas.
They are dried, pounded and used to prepare the broth fresh. Despite the fact that back then people did not know that corn is a source of acid, plus b vitamins, A, E, K and P, the positive effect from its application was obvious.
Decoction of corn hairs not only beneficial for digestion but also help with such health problems as:
Regular consumption of maize products normalizes appetite, speeds up metabolism, cleanses the digestive system and also aligns with the percentage of salts in the body and reduces cholesterol in the blood.
In addition, a decoction prepared from the stigmas of corn, is a great complement to many diets. Food restrictions, designed to lead to weight loss, often greatly reduce the intake of substances necessary for the proper functioning of the kidneys and liver.
As a rule, medicines and supplements are plant-based are not taken seriously. Therefore, it is difficult to find results of studies of the effect of these drugs on the body. But since corn silk is officially recognized as a therapeutic agent, as with any medication, they have contraindications.