There is so much information out there about corn, a summer time staple in our family and most likely yours too. Corn shows up at picnics, festivals, fairs and the dinner table because lets just admit it, Corn is Good eating. Its a grain, its a starch, its a vegetable, the debate will continue but that is not what this blog post is about. Today we're going to talk about the medicinal properties in the silk. Did you know that the silk contains a significant amount of vitamin K along with calcium, iron, potassium, zinc and chloride. Aren't these minerals we all could use more of, minus the vita K if you're on blood thinners. So let me list some of the advantages of Corn silk for the body but before I do let me just say that with any plant medicinal you consume or apply topically, please consult your physician to make sure there are no contraindications with medicines you have already been prescribed. This post was not intended to give medical advice, only to pass along information. At the risk of sounding like a new pharmaceutical commercial with its long list of don'ts here's our do's: Increased pee pee to decrease bacteria buildup in the urinary tract and bladder. It has also helped with kidney stone prevention. I've never had kidney stones so I don't have first hand experience but I have cleaned up a UTI with corn silk tea (jus sayin) The yellow, brown and red color of the silk is an antioxidant that fights against inflammation. Corn silk has also been known to combat spikes in blood sugar, lower cholesterol and triglycerides. Can you imagine going to your doctor for a checkup and your numbers are where they were when you were 20? Keep in mind we're fantasizing here nothing factual but you must believe it, to achieve it right? I'm gonna sign off for now so I don't lose your attention but if you'd like to learn more about the benefits of corn silk, email us and we can set up a date.
Ciao for now.