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Ginko Biloba
(maidenhair tree)
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 the brain.

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.
Ginkgo Biloba - August 2012 Newsletter
Ginkgo biloba is widely known as herb for the brain. It improves blood flow to the brain. The German government in 1994 approved ginkgo biloba extract for the treatment of dementia.
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