Ginkgo

Scientific Name

Ginkgo biloba


Overview

Ginkgo trees are the oldest living trees and assist in improving blood circulation, maintaining cell membrane health, preventing free radical damage, and enhancing oxygen and glucose use in the body.  It is known for ensuring the health of the brain, nerves, and blood vessels.  It has been known to treat mental conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, it aids in artery health, relieving depression, and allergies.

Very large doses have been known to cause diarrhea and vomiting, however.


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Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs