Cornsilk- Zea mays

Cornsilk - Zea mais

Family: Gramicea

The threads that lie between the corn cob and the outer leaves, known as cornsilk, are not only a good food for rabbits, cavies and chinchillas, they are also a valuable herbal remedy for the urinary tract.

The soft, brown, dried fibres can be used as rodent bedding.

Constituents: Saponins, sterols, polyphenols

Actions: Increases urine production, soothes internal body surfaces