Although the Ginkgo tree has been around for many millions of years, it has only been during the last few decades that its true value has been recognized. Among it medicinal uses ginkgo biloba shows most promise as a circulatory aid, helping to increase blood flow to the brain which may be useful for memory loss, vertigo, tinnitus, disorientation, headaches, and depression, especially in the elderly and the elderly not responding to antidepressant drugs. Increasing amounts of evidence show that gingko may in deed help to relieve cerebral insufficiency, which is defined as a decrease in blood supply to the brain.
Q. What is ginkgo and what does it do?
A. Ginkgo biloba, from the leaves of the ginkgo tree, is full of antioxidants and flavonoids. Studies suggest that this herb, first used in China, is capable of improving cognitive function, resulting in increased mental sharpness, better concentration and improved memory.