Description of medicine: Columns with stigmas of corn (Stylicum stigmatis Zea Maydis)
COLUMN STARS WITH CORN (Stylicum stigmatis Zea Maydis).
Synonyms: Corn stigmas.
Columns with stigmas of corn, collected during the ripening of the ears of corn (Zea Mays L.), fam. cereal (Gramineae).
They contain sitosterol, stigmasterol, fatty oils, essential oils, saponins, a bitter glycoside substance, vitamin C, vitamin K, gum-like and other substances.
Used as a choleretic and diuretic. When ingestion of preparations from stigmas of corn, an increase in the secretion of bile, a decrease in its viscosity and relative density, a decrease in the content of bilirubin, an increase in the blood content of prothrombin and an acceleration of its coagulation are observed.
The main indications for the use of preparations from corn stigmas: cholecystitis, cholangitis, hepatitis with delayed bile secretion. They can also be used along with vitamin K preparations as hemostatic agents (mainly with hypoprothrombinemia).
Assign in the form of a decoction, infusion or liquid extract. To prepare the broth, take 10 corn stigmas, grind them, pour 1, 5 cups of cold water and boil for 30 minutes over low heat in an enameled bowl with a lid closed. The broth is cooled, filtered.
Take 1 to 3 tablespoons every 3 to 4 hours.
Release form: on 100 g in paper bags and cardboard packs.
Storage: in a cool dark place.
Rp: Stigmatis Maydis 100.0
DS Insist 10 g for 30 minutes in a glass, boil ka and drink 1 - 2 hundred tablespoons every 3 hours
There are also granules of corn stalks. 7 g of granules (1 dessert spoon) are placed in an enameled bowl, poured with a glass of hot water and boiled with the lid closed for 30 minutes, cooled and filtered. Take 1 to 3 tablespoons every 3 to 4 hours.
Liquid corn stigma extract (Extractum Stigmatum maydis fluidum). Liquid extract (1: 1) in 70% alcohol. Transparent liquid of red-brown light, a peculiar smell, bitter-burning taste.
Used as a choleretic agent for cholecystitis, dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract.
Assign inside 30 to 40 drops 2 to 3 times a day before meals.
Release form: on 25 ml in glass bottles.