Gingko Leaves (Ginko biloba)
The Gingko tree is Native to China, trees are believed to be over 1,500 years old. It has a long history of use in Chinese medicine. Recent research has discovered a range of medicinally active compounds in the leaves and this has excited a lot of interest in the health promoting potential of the plant. The leaves contain ginkgolides, these are compounds that are unknown in any other plant species. The leaves are best harvested in the late summer or early autumn just as they begin to change color. They are dried for later use.
Gingko Leaf Powder is typicaly prepared in teas, capsules, and extracts. Gingko biloba extract has been shown to support memory and cognitive function, and may also protect against oxidative damage. Studies revealed that it may protect nerve cells damaged by degenerative diseases.
Ginkgo biloba is traditionally used to maintain healthy circulation. Published studies reveal ginkgo biloba may help with conditions due to poor circulation.
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