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Cornsilk Powder

Product Code: 24COR

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
£3.11 £3.73
£11.60 £13.92
£20.35 £24.42
£356.20 £427.44

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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.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Powdered 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 Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

Download full product specifications.

Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

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Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

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We endeavour to dispatch non-bulk items on the same day as receipt of your order (when placed before 1pm). During evenings or weekends, please allow 1-2 days for your order to be dispatched.

For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

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