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Ginkgo AAH New

Ginkgo biloba is the oldest living species of tree on earth and the sole member of the family Ginkgoaceae (China). Primary uses of ginkgo leaf preparations include peripheral vascular disease, cerebral insufficiency, attention and memory loss, and vertigo and tinnitus.

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Please enjoy this information on ginkgo made available through the generosity of Nature's Ways' adoption.




Additional ABC Ginkgo Resources 

Ginkgo leaf extract monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.

Ginkgo leaf extract monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.

HerbClip reviews

Ginkgo Improves Outcomes in Patients following Acute Ischemic Stroke HC# 011451-489, 01-31-2014

Evidence of Ginkgo Extract Efficacy in Patients with Dementia and as an Adjunct for Treating Patients with Chronic Schizophrenia HC# 081352-487, December 30, 2013

Ginkgo Extracts Show Mixed Results for the Treatment of Primary Tinnitus and Show Promise for the Treatment of Tinnitus from Cerebral Insufficiency and Especially in Vascular Dementia HC# 051352-480, September 13, 2013

Ginkgo Use Reduces Long-term Cognitive Decline in Elderly without Dementia HC# 031356-477, July 31, 2013

Meta-analysis Determines Clinical Trials of Ginkgo Extract in Healthy Adults Show Little Effect for Cognitive Enhancement HC# 111256-464, January 15, 2013

Ginkgo Extract Improves Retinal Blood Flow in Normal Tension Glaucoma Patients HC# 121152-444, March 15, 2012 

Ginkgo Extract Improves Working Memory while Attenuating Brain Electrophysiology HC# 111154-442, February 15, 2012 

Efficacy and Tolerability of Ginkgo Extract in Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia HC# 011251-441, January 31, 2012 

Ginkgo Extract Hemorrhage Risk Not Associated with Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Drug Use but Possibly Increased in Elderly HC# 071163-436, November 15, 2011

Meta-analysis Shows Ginkgo to Be Effective for Mild Dementia HC# 041153-430, August 15, 2011

High-dose Ginkgo Extract Shows Evidence of Benefit in Alzheimer's Disease HC# 031153-429, July 29, 2011  

Once Daily Dosing of Ginkgo Extract Demonstrates Advantages in Dementia HC# 011153-424, May 13, 2011

Ginkgo Extract Compares Favorably to Placebo in Effects on Elevated Neuropsychiatric Symptom Scores HC# 101055-419, February 28, 2011

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Ginkgo in Dementia HC# 041056-409, September 30, 2010

Effect of Ginkgo Extract on Vascular Endothelial Function in Diabetic Nephropathy HC# 021052-402, June 15, 2010

Safety and Effectiveness of a Traditional Ginkgo Fresh Leaves Extract Treating Mild Cognitive Impairment HC# 120596-399, April 30, 2010

Lack of Evidence of Ginkgo and Antiplatelet or Anticoagulant Drug Interactions HC# 110281-374, April 15, 2009

Ginkgo Extract Improves Visual Acuity in Glaucoma Patient HC# 090372-351, April 30, 2008

HerbalEGram Articles

Experts Question Relevance of Ginkgo Toxicology Report May 2013

Ginkgo and Alzheimer's Disease Prevention November 2012


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