1,Ginkgo is an herb. The leaves are generally used to make “extracts” that are used as health food. And a few health food are made from the seed too.
2,Ginkgo is often used for memory disorders including Alzheimer’s disease.
is also used for conditions that seem to be due to reduced blood flow
in the brain, especially in older people. These conditions include
memory loss, headache, ringing in the ears,vertigo, difficulty
concentrating, mood disturbances, and hearing disorders. Some people use
it for other problems related to poor blood flow in the body, including
leg pain when walking (claudication), and Raynaud’s syndrome (a painful
response to cold, especially in the fingers and toes).
Ginkgo biloba, or maidenhair tree, is renowned worldwide for its
medicinal properties. This remarkable tree is known as a 'living
fossil', as it is the sole survivor of an ancient group of trees that
date back to beyond the time of the dinosaurs.
biloba flavonoids found in component can hinder the formation of
pigment in the dermis and calm, reach whitening skin and patches of role
in the prevention and control. In addition to flavones, manganese,
molybdenum and other trace elements in ginkgo biloba leaves, also can
remove oxygen free radicals and inhibit the growth of the melanin.