Ginkgo biloba Clinical trials have demonstrated
that ginkgo is effective in the treatment of arterial insufficiency,
particularly in the lower limbs and brain.
People suffering from intermittent claudication showed significant
improvements in pain-free walking time and maximum walking distance.
Elderly patients with chronic cerebral insufficiency demonstrated
a significant improvement of the following symptoms: vertigo,
tinnitus, headache, short-term memory, vigilance and mood changes.
Ginkgo has been shown to improve glucose utilisation within
It improves the transmission of nerve impulses and increases
alertness by increasing the brain's alpha wave rhythms.
It is used to treat conditions such as varicose veins.