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Gingko, Ginkgo biloba

Family:

Ginkgoaceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

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Medicinal Garden information:

May improve cognitive function in older people with mild to moderate age-related memory or cognitive impairment.

Taking ginkgo leaf extract orally seems to improve cognitive function in some elderly people with mild to moderate age-related memory or cognitive impairment; Gingkos neuroprotective properties can be attributed to its flavonoids.

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Extract can reduce symptoms in adults with generalized anxiety disorder.

Ginkgo extract can reduce symptoms of anxiety in adults with generalized anxiety disorder. The ginkgolides A and B seem to decrease glucocorticoid biosynthesis, thus contributing to proposed anti-stress and neuroprotective effects.

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