Ginkgo Biloba arises from the Ginkgo tree, and is one of the oldest living tree species. Ginkgo biloba tree is the only persisting member of the Ginkgoaceae family and Ginkgoales order. Ginkgo tree can grow up to 40-50 m high and can reach ages of more than 1000 years. The tree flowers for the first time when it is between twenty and thirty year s old. The male flowers are small, green catkins, while the female flowers are small, green, and globular-shaped, that develop into small, plum-shaped, foul-smelling fruits.
The tree grows in prolific, well-drained soil in sun or light shade. The leaves are harvested either mechanically or by hand from plantations or in the wild. The leaves are then dried and pressed into balls. A dry extract is manufactured from the dried leaves, using acetone and water and posterior purification steps without the addition of concentrates. The ginkgo tree is greatly resistant to fungi, bacteria, and viruses.
Ginkgo biloba a popular tree in urban areas of Japan, Europe, and Northern America. It is now used all over the world. Ginkgo tree have discrete male and female trees. It has green, fan-shaped leaves. Ginkgo trees are cultivated to meet demands for its nuts.
Ginkgo may also help control the transmutation of cholesterol to plaque associated with the hardening of arteries, and can relax constricted blood vessels. Ginkgo nuts contain a toxin called 4-?-methylpyridoxine that can result in severe food poisoning. Ginkgo works by increasing blood flow to the brain and throughout the body's network of blood vessels which supply blood and oxygen to the organ systems. Ginkgo Biloba's benignant effects on the circulatory system also helps in the treatment of eye and ear disorders.
Ginkgo biloba has a dignity in treatment of memory-related afflictions. Ginkgo Biloba vantages a brain enhancer, it has obvious benefits for individuals who suffer from Alzheimer's disease. Even for a healthy person, Ginkgo Biloba can help improve brain function by preventing and treating conditions of cerebra vascular paucities, where there's decreased flow of blood to the brain.
Ginkgo biloba extract has also anti-ischemic properties accreditable to the terpenoid fraction. Ginkgo biloba trees are grown and produced 8000 ton of dried leaves each year for Ginkgo biloba products.
Ginkgo biloba leaf extract is used as a dietary supplement because of reports about its beneficial effects on conditions varying from stroke to mental dysfunction. Ginkgo Biloba is one of the most inquested herbs.
The Chinese have used Ginkgo Biloba to succor asthma, lung congestion, and have also used. Ginkgo has been shown to be a collateral herb for treating infertility in males or impotence. Ginkgo Biloba to increase energy, attune blood flow, and promote general longevity. Ginkgo biloba is also used for the treatment of peripheral circulatory insufficiency, cerebrovascular diseases. The treatment with Ginkgo biloba extracts, up to 90% of the patients given the cholinesterase inhibitors developed nausea and vomiting and the boons of treatment were rapidly reversed after ending administration of cholinesterase inhibitors.
Ginkgo Biloba also helps prevent damage to your organs from free radicals, and also blocks the platelet activating factor that causes few skin disorders such as psoriasis.