Corn or maize, scientific name Zea mays, belongs to the Graminaceae family. In addition to the nutritional and energizing properties of this cereal that can be eaten in various ways, corn is also appreciated in the form of herbal tea or mother tincture obtained by using corn silk, useful to counteract kidney stones, water retention, accumulation of toxins in the body, edema, but also rheumatism, gout and urinary tract inflammations such as cystitis. But let’s now see in detail the possible uses. SPAZIO herbal tea - As suggested by the well-known French herbalist Messegue, you can get an infusion from corn silk. Just an advice, use organic corn not sprayed with pesticides or other pollutants. Bring to boil a liter of water, remove then from the heat and infuse a handful of corn silk, leave to brew for ten minutes then filter and drink a couple of cups a day. SPAZIO Mother tincture - You can use mother tincture of zea mays, 30 drops from one to three times a day in a glass of water. Do not exceed with the doses and always take the remedy for a limited period of time to avoid possible side effects such as diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain.
diuretic properties, depurative, remedy in case of cystitis, gout, rheumatism, water retention, edema, kidney stones
She combines her passion for a natural lifestyle and her university studies, she has indeed a Master of Science degree in Physics and a PhD in Physics in the field of biophysics. Reading scientific articles, being updated with the latest scientific researches and testing new methods and recipes is since always her job that, we hope, has become useful to you.
Get now the App Natural Remedies, the app for a healthy lifestyle and healthy food
The caravan proceeded slowly, enlivened by the ancient songs of the camel drivers. The merchandise was loaded on the backs of the animals and included fabrics, spices, whose aromas impregnated the nostrils of those who a
Polenta is a dish prepared by stirring a mixture of water and cornmeal over a low heat. Considered for long a food of the poor kitchen, nowadays even science has been interested in its properties by studying its benefits
Corn, also known as maize, scientific name Zea mays, is a plant belonging to the Graminaceae family native to central America. Incas and Aztecs adored this plant, that was considered sacred because it was a source of liv
A coffee at the bar, a frozen pack of pizza or a snack, foods that are so different but that have in common an inevitable ingredient, white sugar. Continued sugar intake is linked, however, to an increased risk of tumors
The bilberry, scientific name Vaccinium myrtillus, is a plant of the Ericaceae family. The bilberry was already known to Dioscorides, a greek physician of the first century AD, who used it as a remedy for dysentery. The
Spearmint, also known as Mentha viridis, is a plant of the Lamiaceae family. It has tonic, antiseptic, anesthetic, refreshing, decongestant, digestive and carminative properties. The spearmint is therefore useful to trea
The crondo crispo, also known as Irish moss, is a red alga that grows in the Atlantic waters, it is found along the coasts of Ireland, Portugal but also Canada and the United States. It has dense reddish branches and gro
The health of our hair mirrors that of our body. A state of high and prolonged stress, a lack of vitamins, allergies, dermatitis and inflammation can lead to itchy scalp, greasy and brittle hair, prone to falling out and