Cornsilk has many benefits and uses when taken as a tea. Cornsilk powder can be made into capsules also.
An ear of corn has many treasures to give.
There is the great taste of fresh corn on the cob. The corn can be used in countless ways for humans and animals.
The husks have been used to bake food in and to make toys and decorations. The cob has been made into pipes, pot scrubbers, jelly, animal bedding and organic fertilizer.
Then there is the silk, the part that most people throw away because they are not aware of the wonderful properties of cornsilk. Cornsilk seems to like the lining of the urinary tract system, from the kidneys to the bladder. It has an anti-inflammatory action and helps to ease infections of the urinary tract system. Cornsilk is usually served as a tea but can be made into capsules using the cornsilk powder
If pregnant or nursing ask your health care professional if you should use this product