Corn silk is rich in potassium and vitamin K, which are essential for our metabolism. It can help in the treatment of various health problems, including urinary tract infections, gout, hyperglycemia, kidney stones, prostatitis, and bedwetting.
Corn silk tea
Put 2 tablespoons of chopped corn silk in a cup of boiled water, cover it and leave it for 15 minutes. You can add raw honey to sweeten the taste. It is recommended to consume this tea 2 to 3 times a day.
Corn silk tincture
Fill the jar with ¼ chopped corn silk. Then add alcohol to fill the rest of the jars. Use ordinary Rakia with high level of alcohol. Close the jar and store it in a cool, dark place for six weeks. Occasional shake it. You need to consume ¼ to ½ teaspoon, several times during the day. You can add raw honey to make it taste better!
Corn silk for treating urination disorders (bedwetting)
Corn silk is extremely effective in the treatment of bedwetting. You can strengthen your weak urinary tract by consuming this tea on a daily basis (make sure to drink it 4-5 hours before going to bed). Also, for better effects, you can combine it with yarrow and plantain. (Make a simple tea from corn silk, you have the recipe above).
Corn silk for the treatment of prostatitis, urinary tract infections and cystitis
Corn Silk has a very good effect on the kidneys and bladder due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps prevents the prickling sensation in urinary infections. It can also act as a diuretic.
In order to treat urinary infections, combine corn silk tea with bearberry tea.
In order to treat cystitis, combine corn silk with yarrow.
Corn silk and kidney stones
You can facilitate the passage of kidney stones with a combination of corn silk and marshmallows roots. It is very effective in treating a number of problems related to kidney stones.
Corn silk and gout
You can relieve gout using corn silk. This will help to remove excess waste and toxins.
Corn Silk and hyperglycemia:
According to a study conducted in 2003 on hyperglycemic (diabetic) mice, corn silk was significantly effective in improving insulin production and reduced hemoglobin A1c and glucose. Also, it helps for better functioning of cells in the pancreas. The results indicate that corn silk can be used as a medicament in the treatment of diabetes.