Corn Silk - (Zea Mays)


Corn silks are the silky fibers that are found under the leaves and on top of an ear of corn.
Corn silk is also known as corn, Indian corn, maize jagnog.

The word Zea comes from Greek, meaning "to live" and Mays comes from Spanish maize, meaning "mother".

Cornsilk tea: Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 2 tsp of dried cornsilk. Covere and steep for 1015 minutes.

Part used: Silk of corn.

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