Corn Silk


Corn Silk in TCM:

Explore the properties of Corn Silk according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: neutral

Channels: UB, KD, LV, GB

Flavors: sweet

Special Properties:
clears heat, clears damp, resolves water accumulations

See also: Chinese Herbs: Yu Mi Xu

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Corn silk is known for its ability to clear heat, resolve dampness, and regulate water.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the urine bladder, kidney, liver, and gallbladder. The flavor of Corn silk is sweet, and it is considered to be neutral in temperature.