English Name: Maidenhair tree
Latin Name: Gingko biloba
What is Maidenhair tree?
Maidenhair tree is derived from one of the oldest trees on earth called Ginkgoes. This very large tree is widely cultivated and has been highly prized for its medicinal properties in Chinese traditional medicine since an early period in human history. This herb is native to the Far East and has been grown in temple gardens for thousands of years and used both for medicine and food.
Medicinal Uses of Maidenhair tree
Maidenhair tree has been shown to improve blood flow to the arteries in the brain, and is mainly used to enhance concentration and mental recall, strengthen memory and improve cognitive functioning.
One of the most important active ingredients, ginkgolide, is an effective cardiac muscle tonic. It also helps maintain a healthy regular heartbeat, demonstrating its ability to support cardiac health.
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