English Name:Corn Stigma extract
Latin Name:Zea mays L.
Part of the Plant Used:Natural Corn Stigma
Extraction Type:Solvent Extraction
Appearance:Fine Yellow Brown Powder
Cornsilk can be used in conditions of high uric acid such as gout and some types of arthritis. It helps to reduce conditions of painful swelling. It is used for a wide range of genito urinary complaints,but it is often combined with herbs that have more antiseptic qualities,while Cornsilk helps soothe irritated tissue.Even though it is diuretic, it can also benefit frequent urination by soothing bladder irritation. Chinese research indicates that Cornsilk reduces hypertension and reduces blood clotting time.
1.Corn stigma extract phytosterols has a choleretic effect, increase bile secretion and promote bile excretion,can reduce organic and impurity in bile;
2.Corn stigama extract phytosterols can increase the excretion of chloride.The diuretic effect is mainly outside of the kidney,to the kidney function is very weak;
3.Corn stigama extract phytosterols has hemostasis effect,can accelerate the process of blood coagulation,increase blood levels of thrombin increased platelet count;
4.Corn stigama extract phytosterols has lowering blood pressure and blood glucose effect,the fermentation preparation of corn stigma has a very significant reduction in blood sugar to rabbit.
1. Applied in pharmaceutical field,corn silk extract can be used as medicine to treat uncomplicated chronic cholecystitis;
2. Applied in health food field, corn silk extract can be made into preparations to play diuretic and antihypertensive function;
3. Applied in food field,corn silk extract antimicrobial activity in a specific environment is stability,therefore can be used as a potential food preservative.