Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Silk Corn - Haiku 135

Silk corn, dried and powdered, is a great diuretic and can be had as green tea. Boil water and add a tablespoon full of the powder. Let it brew and drink it up with a spoon of honey.

silk corn
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tomorrow green tea 

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Nithin RS said...

Beautiful. I haven't seen corn in real.

Rajlakshmi said...

lovely :)

Shri Ram Ayyangar said...

Never knew of its curative value and green tea.

Unknown said...

dear Nalini,you seem to have taken care of stomach appetite along with mental one!rest i agree with sri ram ayyangar,generally people know that it is sold at malls!

Rajendra Raikwar said...

Good one