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Corn Silk Tea
Corn silk tea can be made from fresh or dried tassels, fresh being preferred. Tea made from the silky strands helps eliminate excess water and calm cramps. Extract made from the fresh silk can be added to other herbal teas and cranberry juice when treating bladder and kidney problems. 443.0
pet remedy Corn Silk is specifically indicated in FLUTD, and is effective as a general kidney tonic. It is gentle enough to be used as a long term medicine.
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Recipe Instructions: Herbal Tea : To make a tea, chop as finely as possible, then steep in near boiling water.
Source: Tilford, Gregory L. "Herbs for Pets", BowTie Press, (2001)

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Bladder Infection (UTI) :Drinking herbal teas is a time tested method of combating bladder and urinary tract infections.
  • Diuretic :Water retention, or edema results in common things like the swollen ankles
  • Kidney :Herbs used for kidney infection and kidney stone treatment are often diuretic
  • PMS :The effects of PMS range from mild to devastating an include edema, breast pain, depression,nervous tension, cramps, cravings, and more.
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