Corn silk extract powder is extracted from the dried style and stigma of corn fruit. The main active components are fatty oil, volatile oil, gum-like substances, resins, bitter glycosides, saponins, alkaloids, organic acids, etc. What does corn silk extract do? Corn silk polysaccharide has the functions of regulating immune function, anti-tumor, protecting liver, hypoglycemic, diuretic, antipyretic, choleretic, prolonging gastric emptying time and reducing body weight. Such as Corn silk flavonoids can anti-aging, anti-fatigue, improve blood circulation and other effects. In addition, Corn silk contains a lot of dietary fiber, and although it has no nutritional value, it can stimulate gastrointestinal motility, and carry out the fat, toxins and other wastes that are difficult to absorb and decompose on the intestinal wall.
What does corn silk extract do?
1. Functional drinks
With the development of society and the progress of nutritional science research, people pay more and more attention to their own health. The purpose of consumers drinking beverages is no longer limited to quenching their thirst. Promotion of physical health, life quality, and release of physical and mental stress have become people’s new expectations for beverage products.
Cornsilk extract has the functions of lowering the three highs, diuresis, and anti-oxidation in the human body. The use of this powder to develop corn silk functional beverages has many benefits to the human body.
2. Functional food
Functional food refers to food with specific functions, which can regulate the function of the body, and is not for the purpose of treatment. Corn silk has a variety of beneficial effects on the human body, and can be used as a functional food raw material to be added to this food in combination with other raw materials.
3. Health food
Corn silk has definite effects on the human body, such as reducing the three highs, anti-tumor, and anti-oxidation. And corn silk is non-toxic and can be used for long-term health care treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases and urinary system diseases.
In the prevention and treatment of diabetes and hypertension, corn silk extract can resist oxidative stress, diuretic and reduce swelling, assist blood pressure-lowering; correct high sugar state, promote islet cell repair, and then play a role in controlling diabetes.
Corn silk extract dosage
Most available research suggests that corn silk is nontoxic, and the daily doses as high as 4.5 grams per pound of body weight are likely safe for most people.
That means most supplements for corn silk extract with lower doses of 400–450 mg, it’s a safe range.
Cornsilk extract Side effect
If you’ve experienced an allergic reaction to corn or corn products, you should avoid taking corn silk extract.
Furthermore, corn silk extract is not recommended if people take any of the following medications:
- Blood pressure drugs
- Diabetes medicine
- Anti-inflammatory drugs
- Blood thinners