Suggested Use: 1-2 capsules per day, in divided doses, between meals.
What Is It?
The Ginkgo tree has long been utilized for a long and healthy life. Chinese and Japanese traditions have used ginkgo leaves for centuries to support the brain, heart, and lungs. Ginkgo biloba extract promotes healthy blood flow and offers support for mild memory problems associated with aging. Ginkgo 50 is a standardized extract, providing 24% ginkgoheterosides and 6% terpene lactones per capsule.*
Uses For Ginkgo 50
Cognitive Support: The active components of Ginkgo biloba, ginkgoheterosides and terpene lactones, enhance the flow of oxygen and blood to the brain and improve transmission of nerve impulses, supporting mental acuity.*
Vascular Health: Ginkgo biloba offers nutritional support to the vascular system by sustaining the strength and elasticity of blood vessels and capillaries. In addition, it maintains healthy platelet function and acts as a free radical scavenger.*
What Is The Source?
Ginkgo 50 is a 50:1 standardized Ginkgo biloba extract, containing 24% ginkgoheterosides and 6% terpene lactones. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women. Use of Ginkgo biloba has been associated with reports of spontaneous bleeding. Some sensitive individuals could experience mild gastrointestinal upset, headache, dizziness, palpitations, constipation or allergic skin reactions. Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Gingko biloba is contra-indicated with blood thinning medications. It may also be contra-indicated with anti-seizure medications, anti-anxiety medications and insulin. Research suggests that Ginkgo biloba could alter the way that the liver breaks down medications metabolized by the cytochrome P450 system, altering the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Consult your physician for more information.