Healing Properties of GINKGO BILOBA
Ginkgo is an herb. The leaves are generally used to make “extracts” that are used as
Ginkgo works by improving blood circulation, which might help the brain, eyes, ears, and legs function better. It may slow down Alzheimer’s disease by interfering with changes in the brain that interfere with thinking.
Ginkgo is often used for the below mentioned conditions:
* Memory disorders including Alzheimer’s disease.
* It is also used for conditions that seem to be due to reduced blood flow in the brain, especially in older people.
*Leg pain when walking (claudication)
*Raynaud’s syndrome (a painful response to cold, especially in the fingers and toes)
*Ginkgo leaf is also used for thinking disorders related to Lyme disease and depression
*Treatment of sexual performance problems.
*Ginkgo been tried for eye problems including glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Ginkgo interacts with many medicines. Before taking it, talk with your healthcare provider if you take any medications. Ginkgo seeds contain substances that might kill the bacteria and fungi that cause infections in the body. The seeds also contain a toxin that can cause side effects like seizure and loss of consciousness.