Product: Cornsilk Powder
Latin Name: Zea mays
Plant Family: Poales
Other Names: Maize Silk, Mother’s Hair, Barbe de Maïs, Blé d’Inde, Cheveux de Maïs, Indian Corn, Maidis Stigma, Seda de Maíz, Soie de Maïs, Stigma Maydis & Yu Mi Xiu.
Description: Cornsilk is the fine filament ‘hair’ that form at the top of maize corns also known as sweet corn, the scientific name for these hairs is stigmas and they are produced on the female flowers only. The soft fine filaments are 10-20cm in length, light green in colour with the texture of silk when unripe, once the threads ripen and they are removed from the cobs they turn a yellowy-brown to tan colour and the texture becomes coarser and wiry.
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SUGGESTED USEPowdered cornsilk can be used to make poultices for easing boils and inflamed skin, the powder can be added to skin products to soothe the face and to make face powders and in face masks to help detoxify the skin.
Shelf LifeShelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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