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Corn Silk Extract

Corn Silk Extract

Indications of corn silk extract: diuretic and anti-inflammatory, diuretic and yellow reducing. Indications: edema, urine dripping, jaundice, cholecystitis, gallstones, hypertension, diabetes, and milk blockage.

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Corn silk, Chinese medicine name. It is the style and stigma of the grass plant Zea mays L. Maize, a tall annual cultivated plant. The stems are stout, upright, 1-4m high, usually unbranched, and often have aerial roots at the base nodes. The leaves are broad, linear-lanceolate, with wavy wrinkled edges and a strong midrib. The flowering and fruiting period is from July to September. Often gathered into loose clusters, the styles are linear or whisker-shaped, light green, yellow-green to brown-red, shiny and slightly transparent. The ones that are soft and shiny are better.

Most of the country's land is produced. Collect fruits in summer and autumn when they are ripe and remove impurities. Use fresh or dried. Corn silks are often gathered into loose clusters. The styles are linear or whisker-shaped. The complete ones are up to 30 cm long and 0.5 mm in diameter. They are light green, yellow-green to brown-red, shiny, slightly transparent, and the stigma is 2-lobed and forked. Soft texture, no odor, and light taste. The ones that are soft and shiny are better. Corn silk, also known as "dragon whiskers", is neutral in nature and has a wide range of preventive and health care uses. Put the corn with whiskers on into the pot and boil it. When it's cooked, pour out the soup and it's called "dragon whiskers tea". "Dragon Beard Tea" tastes good and is sweet when you drink it. It is economical and can be used as a health tea for the whole family.

Corn silk contains saponins, fats, volatile oils, alkaloids, glycosides, resins, minerals, polysaccharides, potassium nitrate, cryptoxanthin, vitamin C, pantothenic acid, malic acid, citric acid, tartaric acid, sitosterol, amino acids, and vitamins K3, vitamin E, vitamin K, sitosterol, stigmasterol and a kind of volatile alkaloids, among which the volatile oils are 5-en-3-ol, β-sitosterol and stigmasterol-7-en-3-ol. Main ingredients. There are 16 kinds of amino acids such as threonine, glutamic acid, serine, etc. Among them, glutamic acid and aspartic acid have the highest content, and the content of essential amino acids such as leucine and threonine is also high; it also contains a large amount of potassium nitrate. The main carbohydrates include glucose pentosan and galactan, so corn has a wide range of applications in food, industry, feed, etc., and is also an important pharmaceutical raw material. In the modern pharmaceutical industry, medicines made from corn as raw materials mainly include glucose, penicillin, streptomycin, chlortetracycline, diurea, etc.

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Product Name

Corn Silk Extract


Stigma Maydis

Extraction parts

style and stigma (corn silk)


 flavonoids 4%, 8% 10:1, 20:1


brown powder


1. Food additives;

2. Beverages;

3. Medicine;

4. Cosmetics.

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