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Ginkgo

Ginkgo

Ginkgo: Ginkgo is an herb that is used medicinally and is claimed to have a wide variety of health benefits, including reducing free radical damage, improving circulation, and optimizing glucose and oxygen use. Ginkgo is used in Asian medicine and is available in a wide variety of herbal supplements and preparations.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Ginkgo

Adequate amounts of Ginkgo are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Ginkgo

Adequate amounts of Ginkgo are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Ginkgo

Excessive intake of Ginkgo may involve the following risks:

  • Dizziness
  • Bleeding
  • Hemorrhage
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures and death from uncooked gingko seeds
  • Consult with physician prior to use of supplements during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible serious interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Ginkgo: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Ginkgo) include:

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