Advice 1: How to make corn silk

Corn refers to the annual plant cereal crops. Reaches a height of 5 meters. The leaves are large, stem thick, flowers with dioecious inflorescence. Women form the cob, the male – panicles. Come out bunches of columns with stigmas, which are medical raw materials. They are harvested when fully ripe, removing bundles, and dried under a canopy. The shelf life of raw materials for 2 years.
How to make corn silk
You will need
  • - dry raw material;
  • - capacity;
  • - boiling water;
  • thermos;
  • - dining room and a tea spoon;
  • - alcohol.
Corn silk contain fatty oil, bitter glycosides, ascorbic acid, pentosan, quercetin, nicotinic acid, vitamins, Biotin, isoquercitrin, which allows their use in various diseases.
Widely used corn silk for diseases of the urogenital men and women, as a choleretic, anthelmintic, diuretic. In kidney stones, with stones in the gall bladder, in the bladder, as a means of reducing appetite when dieting and losing weight, for bleeding due to reduced blood viscosity. As a means of encouraging the normalization of sleep and mood, with involutional depression.
For the treatment is used infusion, tincture and decoction of raw materials. To prepare an infusion, you need 3 tablespoons dry raw pour a two-liter thermos with boiling water. To withstand 3 hours, strain, raw materials squeeze. Take 3 tablespoons 4-5 times a day on an empty stomach 30 minutes before meals for 3-6 months.
An easier way is to brew one teaspoon of the crushed raw materials in Cup of water for 15-30 minutes, drain, squeeze. Take 3 tablespoons 4-5 times a day 30 minutes before meals.
The broth is made in a water bath. For cooking you need to pour 3 tablespoons of raw materials in two liters of boiling water and put in water bath for 30 minutes. The broth is cool, strain, squeeze out, bring to a volume of 1.5 liters. Apply 3-4 tablespoons of 4-5 times a day 30 minutes before meals for 6 months.
To prepare the tincture, you need to fill in the dark capacity of 20 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 1 liter of rubbing alcohol, to insist 40 days, strain, squeeze. Take 40-50 drops 4-5 times a day, store in the fridge. Tincture helps to organize the work of the liver, to get rid of stones in the liver and gallbladder.
In addition to the testimony, when taking corn silk there are contraindications. They cannot be applied with increased blood viscosity, predisposition to thrombosis and reduced appetite.
Medicinal raw materials are corn silk, fully developed columns with stigmas collected during the period milky-wax ripeness of the cob.
Useful advice
Apply them in the form of tinctures and liquid extract in cholecystitis, cholangitis, hepatitis and gallstones. Corn silk contain sistosterol and stigmasterol, of them also highlighted antigemorroidalnoe substance called vitamin KD. Corn columns with stigmas collected bunches during the ripening of the cob, beginning with the milk maturity maize.

Advice 2 : How drinking brewed corn silk

Corn contains huge amount of minerals and vitamins. But a valuable part of the plant is not only cob, but also fiber, protruding from it - corn stigmas. They can be used to treat atherosclerosis and cirrhosis of the liver, used as a styptic and diuretic. But another amazing feature of corn silk is the ability to reduce appetite and reduce weight.
How drinking brewed corn silk
Corn silk is used in the form of decoctions and infusions. For the treatment of most diseases requires long-term use of this natural medicine. But the dosage will differ in most cases.
One tablespoon (heaped) chopped raw materials pour a glass of cold water and allow to steep for one hour. After that put the infusion on a minimum of gas and slowly bring to a boil. Continue to heat the liquid for about 10 minutes, then allow it to cool and strain through a sieve.
With pancreatitis decoction is taken one glass three times a day. Rheumatism is shown taking the infusion in a daily dose of 2-3 cups (it is better to divide them into several meals). In renal failure drink two tablespoons 6-8 times a day. It is desirable in this case not to take a break between doses of the decoction for more than three hours. The same method of application of a decoction of corn stigmas and liver diseases (hepatitis, cirrhosis). In intestinal diseases decoction is taken before each meal tablespoon. A welcome Cup of this means in the morning on an empty stomach promotes the secretion and flow of bile.
Drink one third of a Cup of broth for 20 minutes before eating, if you are aiming to lose weight. A decoction of the sensation of hunger, so the quantity of food eaten is reduced in 2 times without discomfort to the body.
Reception of decoction of corn stigmas increases the number of platelets. In turn, this leads to increased clotting and thickening of blood. Do not take the broth, if you have any blood disorder or varicose veins.

Also, the decoction is contraindicated in underweight and poor appetite. Corn silk can aggravate the situation and cause exhaustion.

Urolithiasis before taking this decoction of corn stigmas need to consult a doctor.
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