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Cornsilk (Stigma Maydis) - 粟米须 (sù mǐ xū)

Cornsilk (Stigma Maydis) - 粟米须 (sù mǐ xū)

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Common Names:  Cornsilk, Su Mi Xu, Yu Mi Xu

Pharmaceutical Name: Stigma Maydis

Chinese Names: 玉米须, 粟米须, 玉米須, 粟米須

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine:

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Promotes urination, reduces edema and unblocks painful urinary dysfunction

Lin Syndrome (Damp-Heat induced painful urinary dysfunction, especially Stone Lin) and edema

As a stand-alone herb in large doses for edema due to nephritis

Clears Damp-Heat from the Liver/ Gallbladder

Liver/Gallbladder Damp-Heat (with hepatitis, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis)

Removes jaundice

Jaundice (Yin or Yang)

Treats Xiao Ke

Wasting and thirsting (Xiao Ke)

Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body. Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

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