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CORN SILK (zea mays)
 

Family: Graminaceae

---Part Used---Flower pistils.

 

Maizenic acid is present in the dried corn silk; also fixed oil, resin, chlorophyl, sugar-gum extractive albuminoids phlobaphine salt, cellulose and water.

---Medicinal Actions and Uses---:

A mild stimulant, diuretic and demulcent, useful in acute and chronic cystitis and in the bladder irritation of uric acid and phosphatic gravel; has also been employed in gonorrhoea. In action like Holy Thistle.

Carduus
Benedictus

Chamomile Caraway Calamint Calendula Celandine  Chives Centaury
Chervil Chickweed Cinquefoil

Clary

Clown's Woundwort

Club moss

Colt's foot Cornsilk
Cowslip Crosswort Cudweed Cucumber

Chestnut Tree

Wild Carrot

Chicory

 Cedar (Siberian)