What is Ginkgo Biloba?
The therapeutic properties of the ginkgo plant are said to include treatment for blood disorders and memory problems, enhancement of cardiovascular function and to improve eye health.
Gingko contains high levels of flavonoids and terpenoids, antioxidants that provide protection against oxidative cell damage from harmful free radicals. In this way, antioxidants are believed to help reduce the risk of cancer.
Also known as the maidenhair tree, ginkgo is one of the oldest species of tree in the world. The trees can grow more than 130 feet tall and can live for over 1,000 years. Some trees in China are said to be over 2,500 years old.
- Memory enhancement
- may aid with dementia & alzheimers
Caution: For adults only. Not for pregnant or nursing women. Consult physician if taking medications (especially anticonvulsants, antidepressants, and those that may affect bleeding time), have a medical condition (including liver disease and coagulation disorders), or are planning to have surgery. Do not exceed recommended dosage. Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size:1 Vegetable Capsule||Servings Per Container:50|
|Amount Per Serving|
|Ginkgo Extract (Ginkgo biloba) (Leaf) (50:1 Standardized Extract, min. 24% Ginkgoflavonglycosides and 6% Terpene Lactones)||120 mg|
|Organic Eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus) (Root)||250 mg|
Possible side effects of ginkgo biloba include:
- stomach ache
Ginkgo and other supplements should only be used following discussion with a physician.