The oldest living tree species on earth, the ginkgo has remained essentially unchanged for over 200 million years. Called 'nature's living fossil' by Charles Darwin, ginkgo trees are resistant to disease and long living, with individual trees surviving for up to 1000 years.
Ginko is now the most widely researched herbal mdeicine in Europe, prescribed by thousands of doctors and used by millions of people around the world. It ranks amoung the top five most frequently prescribed of all medicines in France and Germany.
Ginkgo has many beneficial effects on the body. It improves blood flow to most tissues and organs, esspecially the barain and the heart and as an antioxidant, it protects against oxidative cell damage from free radicas. It has also been shown to prevent a number of cardiovascular, kidney, respiratory and central nervous system disorders.Several studies have also shown that it is effective in stopping the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Ginkgo now also has a growing reputation for its ability to combat the problems of aging.
This booklet covers:
- What is ginkgo
- The history of ginkgo
- Active consitutes of ginkgo
- Ginkgo products available
- How ginkgo works
- Ginkgo and the brain and nerves
- Ginkgo and cardiovascular disease
- Ginkgo and ear disorders
- Pregnency and breastfeeding
Features: 32 pages, Booklet
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