Simple Herbal Extracts | Ginkgo



Botanical Name

Ginkgo biloba

Part Used

autumn leaf



Traditional Information*

Ginkgo is indicated in cases of chronic cerebral vascular insufficiency such as vascular insufficiency headaches, diabetic retinopathy, tinnitis, poor memory and senility. It has both bronchiodilator and anti-inflammatory (PAF antagonist) properties useful in treating asthma. Ginkgo is also used for peripheral arterial insufficiency, varicose veins, and impotence caused by impaired circulation.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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