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GINKGO BILOBA

Ginkgo Biloba

DESCRIPTION: Ginkgo biloba is another one of the most studied and researched herbs. Many individuals take Ginkgo biloba after age 40 for maintenance of normal memory and mental sharpness. It is said to be excellent in maintaing normal circulation to the brain and the extremities, although you will find research that proves none of the proposed claims by other research. Research in France has shown Ginkgo biloba to have positive results for natural blood clotting, arterial blood flow and been effective in treating asthma attacks and helpful for those who have ungone organ transplant operations.

POTENTIAL BENEFITS: Ginkgo has been effective in stimulating the arteries in the legs, thereby relieving leg pain, weakness and cramping. This herb has also been used for increased blood flow to the retina to prevent macular degeneration. Some individuals have found it helpful for vertigo or tinnitus because it increases blood flow to the inner ear. Ginkgo has been used as an anti-aging herb because it increases oxygen and blood flow to the brain and extremities. It is said that Ginkgo biloba also helps to eliminate waste material and helps to inhibit blood clumping of the platelets and preventing them from sticking together. It has also helped when the body is thrown into a stressful situation.

POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS: Ginkgo biloba has been known to cause mild gastro-intestinal upset, headaches and/or allergic [skin] reactions. Ginkgo biloba can also interact with platelets and cause bleeding during surgical procedures. DO NOT use Ginkgo if you are planning to undergo an elective surgery. Ask your doctor how long you need to refrain from using Ginkgo before your surgery. DO NOT use Ginkgo if you are prescription medication of any kind.

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GENERAL USAGE: Ginkgo biloba has been used to treat allergies, alzheimer's, mental alertness, anxiety attacks, arthritis, asthma, improving the attention span, circulation, cancer, coughs, mild depression, dizziness, headaches, heart conditions, lung problems, memory difficulties, mood swings, muscular weakness, Raynaud's Disease, strokes, tinnitus, toxic shock syndrome, strengthening varicose veins, vascular impotence and vertigo.

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