4 October

Corn silk - use , contraindications , reviews

Corn silk - herbal remedies, has choleretic, diuretic, hemostatic and inflammatory properties.

Pharmacological action

Corn silk is rich in vitamin K, pantothenic and ascorbic acid, carotenoids, fatty and essential oils, sugar and resinous substances, bitter glycosides, sitosterol, saponins, alkaloids and others.

Corn silk, the use of which should be harmonized withdoctor, help to increase bile secretion, decrease its viscosity, reduce bilirubin levels, an increase in the level of prothrombin, and accelerate blood clotting.

Corn silk, real support, have proven to be an effective means of promoting the dissolution of stones in the bladder, kidney, mochetochechnikah and eliminate them from the urinary tract.

Use as corn silk for weight loss, which is caused by the action of the drug, aimed at reducing appetite, improve metabolism, restore salt balance, stabilize blood sugar levels.

Indications corn stigmas

Preparations based on corn stigmas prescribed for:

  • cholecystitis (inflammati
    on of the gallbladder);
  • chronic hepatitis (inflammation of the liver);
  • hydropic syndrome (accumulation of excess fluid in the body);
  • biliary dyskinesia (biliary system disorders caused by disturbances in the reduction of the gall bladder);
  • cholangitis (inflammation of the bile ducts)
  • nefrourolitiaze (small kidney stones);
  • bleeding associated with reduced prothrombin in the blood.


Corn stigma, contra-indications due to the properties of the active components that are not prescribed for:

  • poor appetite;
  • increased blood clotting;
  • thrombophlebitis and thrombosis;
  • varicose;
  • hypersensitivity to this herbal remedy.

the purpose of weight loss should not start applying corn stigmas women during menstruation, it is recommended to wait until the bleeding stops.

Instructions for use of corn stigmas

Corn silk is taken orally in the form of broth every 3-4 hours for 10-45 ml.To prepare the broth should be 3 tbsp.l.(10 g) of raw material put in a container, preferably an enamel, then pour 200 ml hot water and boiled lid.For half an hour the resulting mixture was heated on a steam bath, then cooled for 10 minutes at room temperature.

After straining and squeezing the raw material resulting broth of corn stigmas should bring up to 200 ml by adding boiling water.

for the treatment of diseases of the gall bladder, urinary system, the liver is also used ready extract of corn stigmas, which is recommended to take 2-3 times a day 30-40 drops.

Corn silk slimming take in the form of decoction prepared by the following method: 1 tspraw pour 1 cup hot water, boil for 1 minute, leave to infuse.Take this broth 1/3 cup 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals.

Side effects

decoction and extract of corn stigmas, as well as on the basis of this plant drugs are generally well tolerated, only in rare cases have been observed manifestations of allergic reactions.

Additional information

Produce storage of corn stigmas must be in a dark, cool and dry place.

Expiry date extract - 3 years, the columns with stigmas - 2 years.

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