Ginkgo is used as an herbal remedy to treat many conditions.
It may be best known as a treatment for Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and Fatigue.
Other conditions it's used to treat are:
- anxiety and depression
Ginkgo's antioxidant content may be the reason behind many of its health benefits....Ginkgo contains high levels of flavonoids and terpenoids, which are compounds known for their strong antioxidant effects...Antioxidants combat or neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals
One study found that an extract of ginkgo biloba, known as EGb 761, was clinically effective in treating Alzheimer's dementia. ... Researchers believe that ginkgo improves cognitive function because it promotes good blood circulation in the brain and protects the brain and other parts from neuronal damage.