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corn silk

n.
The styles and stigmas that appear as a silky tuft or tassel at the tip of an ear of corn, used as a diuretic in herbal medicine.
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Corn silk contains various compositions: proteins, vitamins, Ca, Mg and Na salts, oils, steroids, alkaloids, saponins, tannins, polysaccharide and flavonoids (Ebrahimzadeh et al.
Corn silk volatiles attract many pest species of moths.
Results: It was observed on microscopic examination that Corn silk extract reduced deleterious effects of acetaminophen on tubules of kidney as evidenced by reduction of tubular vacuolation and necrosis, absence of protein casts, vascular congestion and inflammation.
Variety Sultan was high in CAT activity with respect to grain and rachises while the Golden in corn silk.
I wondered if I might be able to resume my beloved tavern conversations (mentioned above) if I took a hookah into the tavern and filled the bowl with corn silk or Indian tobacco.
They found the suspect in the process of mixing saffron with corn silk.
Corn husk dolls What you'll need: Corn husks-around 30 Twine or string Scissors Pipe cleaners Cottonball or Styrofoam ball the same size as a cottonball Glue (optional) Corn silk (from your corn) optional
Initially, microscopy showed plant structures similar to tobacco and also possibly corn silk.
Miller interprets it as imitating the leaves and corn silk on a maize plant: at the site of Cacaxtla, Maya-style murals show maize cobs on the plant as human heads.
The Zea Mays (corn) group was tentatively found to be safe as used, with the exception of corn silk, which required additional safety data.
Materials displayed in this year's parade include black seaweed, lettuce seed, split peas, cinnamon, corn silk and crushed walnut shells.