Botanical Name: Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo leaves are used to stimulate circulation, especially to the brain, to improve memory and concentration, dizziness and sleep disturbances. Used with other herbs to treat high blood pressure and varicose veins. Ginkgo preparations may affect the behavioural and cognitive aspects of ADHD. The predominant behavioural effects are calming and improved frustration tolerance. Ginkgo biloba induces willful cognition, discriminant attention and decreases irritability (1)
Taken by the elderly to prevent diseases like dementia, stroke, irregular heartbeat and venous complaints.
An extract of the Ginkgo leaves is taken for asthma.
Circulatory stimulant and tonic, anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, anti-asthmatic.
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