Corn Silk is known scientifically as Zea mays and is a member of the Poaceae/Gramineae family. Corn Silk's acitve agents are saponins, tannins, which are astringent, and cryptoxanthin, which has vitamin A activity. It also contains fatty oils, alkaloids, bitter substances, flavonoids, sterols (including beta-sitosterol and ergosterol), 6-methoxybenzoxazolinone, and volatile oils (carvacrol, alpha-terpineol, menthol, thymol). Corn Silk, or Maize, stimulates cardiac muscles, increases blood pressure, acts as a diuretic, and sedates the digestive tract.
Products containing Corn Silk
Cell Forte Purple Mushroom Defense 120 Capsules