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Cornsilk C/S

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  • Product Code: 1185
  • Availability: In Stock


Description: Corn silk is a common name for the shiny, thread-like, weak fibers that grow as part of ears of corn (maize); the tuft or tassel of silky fibers that protrude

from the tip of the ear of corn. The ear is enclosed in modified leaves called husks. Each individual fiber is an elongated style, attached to an individual ovary. The term

probably originated somewhere between 1850 and 1855.

Botanical Name: Zea mays

Common Names: Stigmata maidis

Medicinal Part: Silk of the fruit