Ginkgo biloba is one of the most famous but oldest trees.
What is ginkgo biloba used and good for? To support health for nearly 2,800 years and is one of the top-selling herbal medicines!
Benefits of ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo contains high levels of antioxidants, can help protect mitochondria in the cells, and may help to ease inflammation.
- Ginkgo biloba may be effective for oxidative damage to hair cells in the cochlea
- Its molecular mechanisms extracts help support its clinical effectiveness
- Ginkgo extract contains flavone glycosides, which are potent antioxidants
- The flavonoids encourage shifts the release and uptake of brain neurotransmitters
How ginkgo affects aging
For decades, Ginkgo biloba has shown that it can help protect us from the biggest fears about reaching old age: Memory loss, confusion, fatigue and inability to take care of ourselves.
These are all symptoms linked to restricted blood supply and tissue damage from lack of oxygen and production of free radicals.
Ginkgo extract can stimulate endothelium-derived relaxing factor, which relaxes blood vessels to increase circulation.
Ginkgo inhibits the lipid peroxidation that produces free radicals.
Ginkgo has numerous other known mechanisms of action, and researchers continue to study its many effects.