Corn silk refers to the strands found under the green outer covering of the corn. Many of us just throw it away, oblivious of the fact that it has numerous uses and amazing benefits as highlighted in this article.
It averts kidney stones: Corn silk helps in the proper flow of urine and averts the accumulation of crystals in the kidney. Note that it doesn’t remove the stones already in the kidney.
Assists in blood clotting: With its vitamin K, corn silk helps in blood clotting, ensuring that you don’t loss too much blood when you get hurt.
Controls blood sugar: Several studies have revealed that corn silk helps in controlling the blood sugar levels. It raises acid and insulin levels, and help in the restoration of damaged cells in the pancreas, where insulin is produced.
- Control cholesterol: High cholesterol is associated with numerous heart complications. Consumption of corn silk will safeguard you from heart-related ailments, as it controls the cholesterol in the body..
- Diuretic properties : With its diuretic properties, corn silk helps to expel excessive fluids and toxins from the body, thereby preventing the risk of Urinary Tract Infections and Cardiovascular Complications.
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