Ginkgo Biloba is the name of a tree which is incredibly unusual. The tree has no close relatives and can be traced back many millions of years. In fact, many regard it as practically a living fossil.
The fact that it has continued to grow on earth with very few evolutionary changes, tend to hint at its amazing survival properties. This is borne out in practice and over the last century it has become a very popular herbal remedy in the west.
The tree is also know by the name Maidenhair Tree and it was originally from China. The tree can grow to heights in excess of 100 feet. It is thought that some trees in China are approaching 2,000 years old !
As a quick bit of data regarding these trees, some have actually survived nuclear blasts. Some trees survived the nuclear blasts in Hiroshima and they are still alive today. No other similar sized tree species survived...
The leaves contain the magic
When people talk about Ginkgo Biloba and its therapeutic uses, they are actually referring to the leaves of this amazing tree. It is commonly referred to as just "Ginkgo".
It has been used for many centuries in the East, to help with all sorts of conditions and is one of the most popular herbs used today worldwide. Legend has it that the elderly wise-men used to chew the leaves and also sip tea made from the ginkgo biloba leaves.
The leaves of the Ginkgo tree may have numerous beneficial effects on the body. The leaves are used to treat poor circulation and the resulting effects of this. Ginkgo, improves blood flow and studies suggest it may actually strengthen blood vessel elasticity.
This helps the body compensate when greater blood flow is required to an area, such as after an injury, or during exertion, such as climbing stairs or when exercising etc.
High quality is important
Like with many health supplements, quality is important. There are too many companies selling watered down and diluted products. They may use fillers or binders to speed up manufacture, or even just put very little herb inside, to save costs. This is highly unethical and can give a bad reputation to alternative health.
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It is highly regarded for anyone with reduced circulation. There have
been other reported side-benefits such as improved memory function.
It is thought that this is probably due to its positive effect on the
circulatory system, especially in the head and blood supply to the brain.