Ginkgo has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine to heal many ailments but lately studies have proven that’s promise in treating dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Ginkgo Leaf Extracts
This herb, which is sometimes called maidenhair tree, Japanese silver apricot or just simply ginkgo, is one of the oldest trees on earth. It is said to have been growing on earth for over 150 million years. Ginkgo leaf extracts can be seen today in the form of tease tablets or capsules but in traditional Chinese medicine proceeds were often used.
Traditionally Ginkgo has been used to treat conditions such as tinnitus, bronchitis, asthma and fatigue but today it’s finding uses in treating dementia, multiple sclerosis and sexual dysfunction as well as tinnitus and a host of other health problems.
Ces derniers temps, plus de 300 études ont été menées sur le ginkgo et il est prouvé qu'il aide à résoudre de nombreux problèmes de santé, notamment ceux liés au cerveau. En effet, le ginkgo augmente le flux sanguin vers le cerveau et a des effets positifs sur le cervelet en particulier. On dit qu'il améliore la mémoire et qu'il peut aider à contrer la fatigue mentale et le manque d'énergie que nous considérons comme des signes de vieillissement.
Due to its benefits of increased circulation, ginkgo is also used to relieve anxiety and tension. It is also a powerful antioxidant and may help prevent cholesterol from turning into plaque which can then attach itself to artery walls constricting blood circulation. This herb has also been used to treat hemorrhoids, varicose veins Raynaud’s syndrome and can slow retinal deterioration as it increases blood flow to the retina. In addition to treating Alzheimer’s disease and the elderly is also shown promise in treating hearing loss and may improve circulation to the feet and hands. In addition, it is being studied as a potential treatment for preventing the ejection of transplants, asthma and toxic shock syndrome.