The long shiny fibers at the top of an ear of corn are called corn silk. Corn silk is used as a medicine.
Corn silk is used for chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, preventing a group of eye disorders that can lead to vision loss (glaucoma)

Corn silk

Early research shows that taking corn silk with medications to lower blood pressure helps to reduce blood pressure more than taking the medications without corn silk. 
It so loaded with carbohydrates, protein ,vitamin and minerals like calcium potassium and magnesium.

potassium and magnesium plays a key role in lowering blood pressure.

It also contain volatile and fixed oils and plants sterols like sitosterol and stigmasterol. Plants sterols are great at lowering cholesterol .it is loaded with antioxidants

It’s health benefits include

lowering blood sugar
Helps urinary with urinary tract infections including cystitis
It’s diuretic bhence can deal with oedema and high blood pressure
It is used for treating kidney stones
Treating prostrate enlargement
Lowers high cholesterol levels

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How to consume
You can consume as a tea or chew
It best to consume only organic corn silk because of pesticides load on commercial one.

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