Corn silk is the hair like structure found covering the corn. After reading this article you will never throw it away. – By Deepti Verma:
Corn silk is the strands found under the green color outer covering of the corn. As kids, you must have been fascinated about it since they resemble a dolls hair. Many people just throw it away because we don’t know that it has so many uses and it can benefit us so much.
Here are some of the amazing benefits of corn silk:
Prevents Kidney Stones:
Corn silk has been used to prevent kidney stone since ancient times. Kidney stones are formed by the accumulation of small crystals in the kidney. It helps in the proper flow of urine that prevents the accumulation of crystals.
However, it does not remove the stone already in the kidney.
Assists in blood clotting:
It contains vitamin K which helps in blood clotting. Vitamin K makes sure that you don’t loose excessive blood from your body when you get hurt hence helping it clot and preventing blood loss.