This tree is native to china and the seeds are utilized in TCM for thousands of years to treat a number of ailments that include asthma, bronchitis, fatigue and even utilized in skin products.
Anti-Inflammatory - Theresults demonstrated that GA improved high-glucose-caused low-grade vascular inflammation, which might be achieved through regulating the STAT3-mediated pathway. These findings indicated that GA might be a promising candidate for attenuating vascular inflammation in diabetic vascular complications.
Improve Blood Circulation - Ginkgo has been shown to be effective in the inhibition of platelet aggregation in platelet rich blood and whole blood. Which can be translated to being a potential oral antiplatelet therapeutic agent.
Increases Concentration - A study was conducted on healthy adults over a 4 week period and found significant increases in mental health as well as quality of life. Both questions treated in this study, efficacy and safety, are important from a medical perspective because many persons take the agent studied in an effort to enhance their mental functioning and general well-being. The findings of this study support the adequacy of intake of Ginkgo to improve the functions indicated previously.
Reduces risk of Alzhemiers and Dementia - Siginificant increases in quality of life has been reported when utilizing Gingko over a period of one year. Significantly different modifications at the MMSE score over the 12-month follow-up were reported between patients on combined therapy compared to those only taking ChEIs.
Fights PMS Symptoms - During the reproductive years, most of menstruating women experience symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which is incapacitating in up to 10% of cases. According to complicated etiology, various therapeutic approaches have been proposed. Because PMS is a chronic situation, special attention should be paid to the side-effects of pharmacological interventions. Herbal medicine is a recent favorable therapeutic approach owing to fewer side-effects. We aimed to determine the effect of Ginkgo biloba L. on the symptoms of PMS.
G. biloba L. can reduce the severity of PMS symptoms. Further research on active ingredients and also the efficacy and safety of various doses and treatment durations of Ginkgo are required.
Anti-Depressant - Ginkgo biloba generally had a positive effect on all 4 phases of the sexual response cycle: desire, excitement (erection and lubrication), orgasm, and resolution (afterglow).
Schizophrenia- Patients given Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) showed an improvement in TD (tardive dyskinesia) symptoms (mediated by anti-oxidant. EGb-761 appears to be an effective treatment for reducing the symptoms of TD in schizophrenia patients, and improvement may be mediated through the well-known antioxidant activity of this extract.
Mood Enhancer - The magnitude of the improvements on all scales was related to the overall duration of GBE supplementation.Signi fi cant differences between the groups of subjects treated with GBE for different periods of time (4-10 months) suggests that the extract has a demonstrable effect in improving mood and the self-assessed performance of the tasks of everyday living.
Enhance Endurance - Seventy healthy male volunteers (age ranges from 18 to 22 years old) were randomly assigned to RGC group (35 cases, each capsule containing 270 mg herbal extracts, 4 capsules per day) or placebo group (35 cases, equivalent placebo preparation) for 7 weeks using computer produced digital random method. The endurance performance, serum testosterone and cortisol levels were measured at the baseline and the endpoint.
The combined herbal supplement of Rhodiola and Gingko could improve the endurance performance by increasing oxygen consumption and protecting against fatigue.