how to make corn silk tea

how to make corn silk tea

How to Make Corn Silk Tea

Ingredients Needed

  • 1/4 cup corn silk
  • 4 cups of boiling water
  • Sugar (optional)


  1. Gather the corn silk from a fresh ear of corn. Make sure it is clean and free of any parasites.
  2. Add the corn silk to 4 cups of boiling water in a heat-proof container (e.g. a teapot).
  3. Cover the container, and let it steep for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Strain the tea and sweeten with sugar if desired.
  5. Enjoy!

Benefits of Corn Silk Tea

Corn silk tea is a naturally occurring remedy with many health benefits. It is known to be rich in potassium, magnesium and fiber. Drinking this tea has been said to help with:

  • Reducing inflammation
  • Treating bladder infections
  • Treating digestive issues
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Relieving menstrual cramps
  • Relieving allergy symptoms
  • Lowering high blood pressure

Whether you suffer from any of these conditions or just want to improve your general health, corn silk tea is definitely worth a try!


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