Corn silk extract
Other names: Stigma Maydis extract
Botanical name: Zea mays L
Appearance: Yellow Brown Powder
Ingredient: Alkaloid, Polysaccharide flavonoids
What is corn silk:
Corn silk extract is an herbal supplement from corn’s dried, ground stigmas (Zea mays). It treats urinary tract infections, kidney stones, and bladder infections. It is also used to reduce inflammation and as a diuretic.
- It can increase the excretion of chloride. The diuretic effect is mainly outside of the kidney, as the kidney function is fragile;
- It has a lowering blood pressure and blood glucose effect. The fermentation preparation of corn stigma has a very significant reduction in blood sugar in rabbits;
- It has a choleretic effect, increases bile secretion and promotes bile excretion, and can reduce organic and impurity in bile;
- It has a hemostasis effect, can accelerate the process of blood coagulation, increase blood levels of thrombin increased platelet count.