Corn oligopeptides (corn peptides) have a reliable safety. Corn peptides have many biological activities, such as antioxidation, anti-hypertension, enhanced immunity, anti-fatigue, and protection of the liver. It is noteworthy that animal and human experiments found that corn peptide also has important and different functional characteristics of other food oligopeptides — sobering up. So as to protect the liver.
- It can increase the excretion of chloride. The diuretic effect is mainly outside of The kidney, to the kidney function is very weak;
- It has lowered blood pressure and blood glucose effect, the fermentation preparation of corn stigma has a very significant reduction in blood sugar to the rabbit;
- It has a choleretic effect, increase bile secretion and promote bile excretion, can reduce organic and impurity in bile;
- It has a hemostasis effect, can accelerate the process of blood coagulation, increase blood levels of thrombin increased platelet count.
- Applied in food field, corn stigma extract antimicrobial activity in a specific environment is stability, therefore can be used as a potential food preservative;
- Applied in health food field, can be made into preparations to play diuretic and antihypertensive function;
- Applied in pharmaceutical field, because of its choleretic effect, can be used as medicine to treat uncomplicated chronic cholecystitis.