Can a person of any age take gingko to improve
Gingko is one of the most widely studied plants. The leaf of the ginkgo tree
is shaped like a human brain, and some believe this is why, in Asia, it has
always had a reputation of benefiting the mental processes. Decreased memory
and difficulty concentrating is largely due to decreased blood flow to the
brain and loss of brain cells; ginkgo has been confirmed to boost
circulation to the brain and other organs, improving memory and cognitive
Additionally, ginkgo is a popular longevity tonic in Asia and Europe. The
best-known and most commonly available form of ginkgo is as teas and herbal
extracts, but ginkgo nut, used in the culinary traditions of Asian cultures,
has therapeutic properties and is also said to strengthen lung function.
Doctor question was answered by:
Maoshing Ni, L.Ac., D.O.M., Ph.D.
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