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Ginkgo Biloba Extract (Ginkgo)

Also known as Ginkgo Biloba, Ginkgo, Ginkgo Leaf Extract, and Ginkgo Extract

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba; in Chinese and Japanese 銀杏, pinyin romanization: yín xìng, Hepburn romanization: ichō or ginnan), also spelled gingko and known as the maidenhair tree, is a unique species of tree with no close living relatives. The ginkgo is a living fossil, recognisably similar to fossils dating back 270 million years. Native to China, the tree is widely cultivated and was introduced early to human history. It has various uses in traditional medicine and as a food.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed ginkgo biloba extract to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

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