Corn silk extract is extracted from the dried stigma of Zeamays L The main active ingredients include fatty oils, volatile oils, gum-like substances, resins, bitter glycosides, saponins, alkaloids, organic acids, etc.
Thanks to the contains polysaccharides, flavonoids, organic acids in corn silk extract amino acids, multiple vitamins and trace elements, it can be used as health care products and functional foods.
Product Name: Corn silk extract
Latin name: Zea mays L.
Part used: Stigma
Appearance:fine brown powder
Corn silk extract is with mild diuretic effect. Corn silk has a dilation effect on peripheral blood vessels, so it has a weaker blood pressure lowering effect.
It is a classical diurin to relieve slight to medium edema.
At the same time, it can prevent diseases and block the occurrence of diseases, so it is a powerful both medicinal and edible plant that can treat and prevent diseases, which is of great significance to health.
Corn silk polysaccharide has the effects of regulating immune function, anti-tumor, protecting liver, lowering blood sugar, diuresis, antipyretic, promoting choleretics, prolonging gastric emptying time and reducing body weight;
corn silk flavonoids can be anti-aging, anti-fatigue and preventive reduction Congestion animal model whole blood viscosity and plasma viscosity, improve blood circulation and other effects;
corn silk contains a lot of dietary fiber, although it has no nutritional value, but can stimulate gastrointestinal peristalsis, and the fat that adheres to the intestinal wall, Toxins and other wastes that are difficult to absorb and decompose are carried out.
corn silk extract polysaccharides often produce by water extraction and ethanol precipitation methods. The extraction can be combined with enzymatic hydrolysis, ultrasonic or microwave treatment to increase the yield; for some raw materials,degreasing,deproteinization,and decolorization can also be combined to improve product purity.
Corn silk flavonoids are often prepared by ethanol extraction. During extraction, enzymatic hydrolysis, ultrasonic or microwave treatment can be combined to improve the yield of the product.