Common corn is a plant with a height of 1-3 m. For medicinal purposes, the corn cob is used in its upper part where the flowers that are collected during the milky period of cob maturity are tied.
Corn kernels contain starch, albumin 15 percent, fat 7 percent, carotene, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, C, D, E, H, K, P, PP, pantothenol acid, potassium mineral salts, phosphorus, iron, copper, nickel, gold. The upper part of the corn plant and the cane-like trunk contain large amounts of vitamin K, saponin, essential oils, vitamins B, E, C, P. The oil is particularly rich in vitamin E. 100 grams of corn oil contain 80 g of unsaturated fatty acids and phosphatites. These acids together with cholesterol form soluble compounds, which are easily removed from the body, which prevents the development of arteriosclerosis.
Liloleic acid inhibits the formation of blood clots. Phosphates reduce the cholesterol content, raise the tone of the urinary bladder, regulate the work of the central nervous system, stimulate the functioning of the brain. Corn preparations have the quality of destroying urine jaundice.
Corn whiskers with milk, boiled cobs, mutton with cheese and spices are very nutritious and quite effective against cystitis and kidney stones. Put the juice of crushed corn plant tops in a thermos with a glass of boiling water, leave for 30 minutes, take ¼ cup 4 times a day, 2 hours after meals.
Juice improves food digestion, promotes weight loss, calms the nervous system, lowers blood pressure. The juice of the above-described corn kernels is taken 4 times a day for 1/4 cup for a month. This will cause the blood sugar level to drop.
Another way to avoid excess sugar is corn syrup. It is prepared from corn cobs in the period of maturity which is called milky. Boil them together with the corn leaves and the above-described tips of the corn plant. One glass is taken three times a day when the digestion of food is irregular, when we have disorders of the nervous system, epilepsy, diseases of the sub-stomach gland, diabetes.
Corn oil is used to treat arteriosclerosis, digestive disorders and liver diseases. It has good healing properties. It has a lot of vitamin E. Daily use of 1 tablespoon of corn oil after meals improves general condition and sleep. Taking 1 tablespoon of corn oil 1-2 times a day helps to cure obesity, diabetes, liver disease.