diuretic properties, depurative, remedy in case of cystitis, gout, rheumatism, water retention, edema, kidney stones
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.