How Ginkgo Biloba Helps With Your Energy, Mood , Memory, and Brain?

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Ginkgo Biloba is a substance extracted from plants on the Chinese Ginkgo tree. Ginkgo Biloba was founded by the Chinese thousands of years ago. The Chinese used these plants as medicine to heal certain illnesses. Today, Ginkgo Biloba is one of the most popular herbs worldwide.

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According to, "Ginkgo's been widely studied for its effective anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, platelet-forming and circulation-boosting effects" (Dr. Axe 2018). Research shows that Ginkgo is a benefit to increasing knowledge, a better mood, more energy, retaining memory, and lessens the symptoms of certain chronic diseases. Ginkgo has been known to help with certain well-known health and mental issues such as asthma, ADHD, and brain damage.

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Fun Fact

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Ginkgo is used as a prescription herb in Germany!

What is known to be the power of Ginkgo?

This herb contains two powerful elements which include Flavonoids and terpenoids. These elements in the plant are said to hinder certain age-related diseases by fighting off stress linked to aging. According to scientific studies from, "Laboratory and animal studies show that flavonoids protect the nerves, heart muscle, blood vessels, and retina from damage and Terpenoids improve blood flow by dilating blood vessels and reducing the stickiness of platelets"(Dr. Axe 2018).

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Fun Fact

According to a report in the international Journal of Phytotherapy and Phytopharmacology, ginkgo biloba is currently the most investigated and adopted herbal remedy for cognitive disorders and Alzheimer's disease (AD)".

The reason behind this statistic is due to the thought of Ginkgo being able to benefit the movement of nerve signals that are dependable to the brain's memory, your mood, focus, heartbeat, and the health of your eyes.

11 Ginkgo Facts That Are Proven

1. Helps with Concentration:

In order to support cognitive function, it is vital for the brain functions to work effectively. Since Ginkgo is a powerful herb that reduces inflammation, helps fight toxins in your body, and improves the overall circulation in your body.

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2. Lessens the chance of Alzheimer

Your cognitive skills such as logical thinking are said to be reduced when taking Ginkgo. This may be useful towards older adults who may be more susceptible to obtaining chronic diseases which result in memory loss.

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3. GInkgo is known to help with Depression and Anxiety

Scientific research states that the substance contained in Ginkgo controls higher stress levels such as adrenaline and cortisol.

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4. Combats signs of PMS

This is known to help reduce symptoms from PMS in women such as anger, migraines, and overall muscle pain.

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5. Beneficial for your vision and your overall eye health

Since Ginkgo is known to improve blood circulation, this has major benefits to the eye. Ginkgo combats radial damage that can be detrimental to the cornea, macula, and retina. This is great for older individuals that want to conserve their eyesight and avoiding UV damage to the eyes.

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6. Helps reduce the chance of obtaining ADHD and helps with treating ADHD

Studies have been conducted which resulted in the correlation of Ginkgo benefiting victims that are diagnosed with ADHD. Ginkgo is known to improve the overall focus and memory which is one of the underlying symptoms of ADHD.

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7. Ginkgo gives you higher Libido

For you love birds that need extra energy. Ginkgo is known to improve your Libido by increasing blood flow to your genitals.

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8. Ginkgo helps with migraines and headache pain

According to, "The amazing benefits that ginkgo has on our stress and fatigue goes hand in hand with its ability to lessen headache tension"( Dr. Axe 2018).

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9. Reduces asthma symptoms

Since ginkgo's roles include lowering inflammation, removing toxins from your body, and a great benefit to your nerve functions, people have claimed they had less trouble breathing when taking ginkgo.

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10. Ginkgo is known to assist in healing hemorrhoids

Ginkgo substances have the role of reducing the excruciating pain and inflammation from hemorrhoids. It also plays a role in reducing the bleeding due to hemorrhoids.

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11. Ginkgo combats fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, which some of you may know, is an unfortunate disorder certain people face. Fibromyalgia affects the nervous system. Fibromyalgia disorder causes your brain to process false signals of pain to certain parts of your body. Ginkgo is known to help reduce the symptoms of fibromyalgia.

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What is the recommended dosage of Ginkgo?

The recommended dose for Ginkgo Biloba depends on the condition you are facing. According to, "Some people have reported results in lowering pain and nervousness while taking lower doses around 40 milligrams daily, while other studies have found better cognitive improvements at around 120 milligrams daily"(Dr.Axe 2018). Higher doses are suitable for older adults as they are more susceptible to diseases and poor mental state.

How long does it take to feel the benefits of consuming Ginkgo?

The effects of Ginkgo can take weeks, patience is important when taking it.

Complications of Ginkgo?

There is the controversy that all herbal treatments have some type of side effect or experience that users need to be aware of. According to, "Some rare cases have reported bleeding in a very small percentage of patients taking ginkgo biloba, so it's possible that the extract can interact with anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents and "it also might interfere with recovery from surgery or serious injuries"(Dr.Axe 2018).

Where you can purchase Ginkgo Biloba?

Ginkgo Biloba is sold in many large retail stores. Prices are fairly affordable!

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WebMD side effects & Safety?

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My fellow Steemians, I would love to hear your opinion on this herb and your review on its effect if you have taken Ginkgo. If you decide to try Ginkgo, PLEASE read the precautions and all the risk that involved with taking this herb. I am not recommending anyone to try Ginkgo or claiming it heals sicknesses or health problems, I am solely providing you research and information regarding Ginkgo.

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I've only heard of this supplement but I never knew it was so great! I'd like to start taking it now for the increased concentration! Thanks for sharing. Very educational and informative.

I never tried it so I can't give you my personal opinion on it, but I would like to!!

What I just gave you was information lol! But I am tempted to order!

Just try it now

Nootropics is very interesting but one also needs to thread carefully...

I try to take it everyday

Would you recommend it based on your personal experience taking it?

Yes, I feel better when I take it. Mentally.

That's good to hear! I want to order some soon.

thanks for this one man @researchgeek. personally my tried it and it freaking brought her back to life lol. She used to drink and smoke alot of pot and was foggy even when she wasnt smoking after a while. this helped her clear that out dramatically.

Glad it helped!!!

I tried to use it, and it worked perfectly

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I did not know that. Thanks for sharing that information! Did you feel any difference when taking it?

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