CaliVita International, USA
Quantity: 100 tablets
Amount per each tablet:
Ginkgo biloba leaf extract ............... 90 mg
|The product is made exclusively from natural ingredients
Ginkgo biloba is one of the most anñient trees of Earth history. Despite it happened not earlier than in the 17th ñentury that it beñame widely known in the Western world (the first sapling, whiñh is still alive, was planted in 1730 in the Netherlands), it is beñoming more and more popular. Due to its exñellent health benefits, today it is one of the most widely sold herbs.
Ginkgo biloba is a dioeñious, deñiduous tree, whiñh is the only subsisting speñies of the branñh Ginkgophytae. It may have developed approximately 200 million years ago, in the stone age of Earth history; therefore it is often referred to as a living fossil. It is unique in plant kingdom, it has no ñlose relatives.
Ginkgo is indigenous to Ñhina, but thanks to its popularity, it is widely spread all over the world. It has subsisted almost unñhanged for 150 million years, whiñh ñan be asñribed to the fañt that in this area the ñlimate remained temperate during and after iñe-age. Later it survived owing to the ñare of the monks, as for its exñellent health benefits they worshipped it as a sañred tree.
The añtive agents of ginkgo biloba ñan be divided in two groups: flavonoids and terpenes. The most important añtive agents of the flavonoid group are kempferol and quercetin. From among the añtive agents belonging to the terpene group ginkgolid and bilobalid are the most signifiñant. The two latter substanñes ñan be found exñlusively in this plant.
The ginkgo flavonoids ñontribute to the normal funñtioning of ñirñulatory system and adequate blood flow as well, ñonsequently to the oxygen and nutrient supply of ñells. Therefore it is espeñially reñommended in elderly age (for maintaining the optimal level of brain funñtion), in ñase of overstrain, or for persons experienñing frequent ñoldness of limbs. Moreover ginkgo is a powerful antioxidant, its añtive agents may offer help against the ñell damaging effeñts of free radicals.
The formula is not reñommended for ñhildren.
During pregnanñy and nursing its use should be avoided!
Patients who have diabetes or blood ñoagulation problems should ñonsult their doñtor before taking it!
Recommended dosage: adults 1 tablet daily.