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Nature's Answer® Ginkgo Leaf30 mL
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- Promotes Mental Focus
- Holistically Balanced
- Herbal Supplement
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As a dietary supplement take 1-2 ml (approx. 28-56 drops) 2-3 times a day in a small amount of water.
Serving Size 2 mL Servings Per Container 15 Amount Per Serving % DV Ginkgo leaf extract (1:4) 500.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
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GinkgoGinkgoCommon names:Maidenhair Tree
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyAge-Related Cognitive Decline 120 to 160 daily [3 stars] Most, but not all, clinical trials have found this herb to be a safe and effective treatment for ARCD.Glaucoma 120 mg daily of a standardized herbal extract [3 stars] In cases of normal tension glaucoma; ginkgo may help improve vision.Intermittent Claudication 120 to 160 mg daily [3 stars] Studies have reported that people with intermittent claudication see improvements in pain-free walking distance when supplementing with ginkgo.Alzheimer's Disease 120 to 240 mg of a standardized herbal extract daily [2 stars] Ginkgo biloba extract is an approved treatment for early-stage Alzheimer's disease in Europe. It is thought to improve memory and quality of life and slow early disease progression.Depression 240 mg daily [2 stars] Ginkgo may alleviate depression in elderly people not responding to antidepressant drugs.Erectile Dysfunction 60 to 240 mg daily [2 stars] The herb Ginkgo appears to increase blood flow to the penis.Macular Degeneration 120 to 240 mg daily of a standardized herbal extract [2 stars] Taking ginkgo may help treat early stage macular degeneration.Tardive Dyskinesia 240 mg per day [2 stars] In a double-blind trial, Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761 improved symptoms of tardive dyskinesia by about 30% in schizophrenic patients.Vertigo 120 to 160 mg a day of a standardized herbal extract [2 stars] Taking ginkgo may help reduce symptoms.Vitiligo 120 mg daily of a standardized extract [2 stars] Taking ginkgo may help improve repigmentation of skin.Asthma Refer to label instructions [1 star] Supplementing with the herb Ginkgo biloba may improve asthma, as its extracts block the action of a compound that contributes to asthma symptoms.Atherosclerosis Refer to label instructions [1 star] The herb Ginkgo biloba may reduce atherosclerosis risk by stopping platelets from sticking together too much. It also increases blood circulation to the brain, arms, and legs.Memory Enhancement Refer to label instructions [1 star] Ginkgo may enhance cognitive performance in healthy older adults as well as people experiencing cognitive decline.Meniere's Disease Refer to label instructions [1 star] Ginkgo has been reported to reduce symptoms of tinnitus, vertigo, and hearing loss due to unspecified inner ear disorders.Migraine Headache Refer to label instructions [1 star] Ginkgo extract may also help because it inhibits the action of a substance known as platelet-activating factor, which may contribute to migraines.Multiple Sclerosis Refer to label instructions [1 star] Inflammation of nerve tissue is partly responsible for the breakdown of myelin in people with MS. In one study, people with MS showed improvement after being given injections of a constituent of ginkgo.Premenstrual Syndrome Refer to label instructions [1 star] Standardized herbal Ginkgo extract has been shown to alleviate PMS symptoms.Raynaud's Disease Refer to label instructions [1 star] The herb Ginkgo has been reported to improve the circulation in small blood vessels and reduce pain in people with Raynaud's disease.Retinopathy Refer to label instructions [1 star] Using a standardized extract of ginkgo has been reported to improve visual function in people with mild diabetic retinopathy.Tinnitus Refer to label instructions [1 star] The herb ginkgo may be useful in treating tinnitus.Type 1 Diabetes Refer to label instructions [1 star] The herb ginkgo may help prevent and treat early-stage diabetic nerve damage.Type 2 Diabetes Refer to label instructions [1 star] Ginkgo may help prevent and treat early-stage diabetic neuropathy.
Parts Used & Where Grown
Ginkgo biloba is the world's oldest living species of tree. Individual trees live as long as 1,000 years. Ginkgo grows most predominantly in the southern and eastern United States, southern France, China, and Korea. The leaves of the tree are used in modern herbal medicine.
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