Ginkgo Biloba

Pharmacological action

 Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba - a natural drug that can affect the blood vessels of the brain, improve mental performance and improve blood flow.

The product has an antioxidant effect, improves cerebral blood circulation, normalizes metabolic processes, improves the quality of life in old age.

Preparations containing Ginkgo Biloba leaf extract tree of the same name, which is an ancient plant that has a unique phytochemical composition.

Ginkgo biloba is the only plant containing ginkgolides, known for their ability to increase the elasticity of vessel walls of the brain and blood vessels to expand, which in turn improves the supply of the brain with nutrients and oxygen.

Use of Ginkgo Biloba helps reduce the likelihood of heart attacks and heart attacks, lower cholesterol, strengthen the mental activity.

The composition of Ginkgo biloba, beside the active substances include macro- and microelements (magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, selenium, manganese, copper and titanium).

The antioxidant effect of ginkgo biloba due to the content in its composition and proanthocyanidins flavoglikozidov protecting the vascular wall against free radicals.

In addition, Ginkgo biloba has a vasodilator, antiischemic, antiplatelet (blocks the adhesion of platelets to each other and to damaged vascular wall), decongestants, neuroprotective (prevents damage to neurons in the brain), diuretic, sedative and antispasmodic properties.

Reviews of Ginkgo Biloba characterize the drug as an effective means of preventing asthma attacks.

Use of Ginkgo Biloba improves the elderly hearing impairment, speech, vision, motor functions, memory, eliminate circulatory disturbances.

Indications for use of Ginkgo Biloba

Use Ginkgo Biloba manual recommends that you:

  • vascular encephalopathy (as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, the elderly);
  • impaired memory, irrational fear, reduced learning ability, abuse sleep and wakefulness, accompanied dyscirculatory encephalopathy;
  • dementia in the elderly and old age, including Alzheimer's disease;
  • neuro-psychological weaknesses of various etiologies;
  • disorders of peripheral blood flow and microcirculation;
  • neurosensory disorders (tinnitus, diabetic retinopathy, dizziness, senile macular degeneration, the altered perception of own voice).

The efficacy of Ginkgo biloba reviews confirmed when attempting to patients of all ages to improve their learning ability and memory.

Instructions for use of Ginkgo Biloba

 Ginkgo Biloba tablet
 Ginkgo biloba is available in the form of tablets, powder, liquid, soft gel, but more commonly the drug is used in the form of capsules.

The dosage regimen and duration of treatment is determined by the physician on an individual basis.

Guide to Ginkgo Biloba use the drug for at least 3 months, taking 1-2 capsules (60-120 mg) once or twice a day. After 2-3 months to secure the result treatment should be repeated.

In the treatment of chronic prolonged states can use 6 capsules per day.

Ginkgo Biloba must be swallowed whole, with water in sufficient quantities.

side effects

Despite the fact that the Ginkgo biloba ratings characterized as well-tolerated drug that in some cases, as a rule, in patients with individual intolerance possible disturbances in the gastrointestinal tract or allergic reactions.

Contraindications to the use of Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo Biloba, the use of which is not practiced in pediatrics is not administered to children under 16 years, since the data on the efficacy and safety of the drug by patients in that age group are not available.

Ginkgo Biloba is not assigned to persons with individual intolerance to the components of the drug.

With care, according to the instruction, Ginkgo Biloba is assigned to patients with epilepsy, as well as before the scheduled operations. Pregnant and lactating women drug is given only under strict indications.

Additional Information

Ginkgo biloba does not require any special storage conditions - in a dry place at room temperature. Useful drug is considered to be for 3 years from the date of production.