Botanical name: Ginkgo biloba Native to: China Status: Organic Caution: If you are taking blood thinning medication, or any other medication for the treatment of stroke, make sure that your doctor is informed if you want to take Ginkgo as well. It is a very useful ally but may affect the dosage of other medication. Actions: Circulatory tonic, especially for memory and concentration improvement. Anti- inflammatory and anti-spasmodic aiding with asthma and other allergies. Description: Gingko is best known for its potential to improve blood circulation, especially in the brain where it can improve memory and concentration. Whilst this effect may be experienced by all ages, it may prove particularly useful in the elderly. Ginkgo can even be used for conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia, stroke or any other ailment where memory function or nerve tissue may have been impaired or damaged. Additionally, ginkgo is said to reduce blood blotting. The anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and anti-allergenic action of ginkgo can help with the management of asthma and other allergic reactions. In China it is used to reduce wheezing and catarrh. All information on this site is for informational purposes only. We do stress to talk with your health professional if you suffer from an existing health condition, or if you are on other medication, prior to consumption of our products.