- Standardardised Ginkgo Extract
- Free radicals scavenger
- Aid alertness of mind
Ginkgo is one of the world's oldest tree still on Earth, and it has
been around since 200 million years ago. While its fruits and
seeds are toxic in certain amount, it was the extract of Ginkgo
biloba leaves that has been found to be beneficial to human
health. Ginkgo leaves standardized to contain 24% ginkgo
flavonglycodides and 6% terpenoids are used for therapeutic
Standardised Ginkgo Biloba extract also act as a powerful free
radicals scavengers in the body. They neutralise free radicals.
A daily dose of 120mg standardised 24% Ginkgoflavonglycoside
and 6% Terpene Lactones is needed. Ginkgo biloba extract
should be taken consistently for at least twelve weeks to give the
best results. Although most people report benefits within two to
three weeks, some may take longer to respond. Ginkgo biloba
extract is found to be extremely safe.
This product contains GinkgoSelect® which is produced by a
patented, multi-phase extraction process resulting in a
standardized 24% ginkgoflavonglycoside (or heteroside) and a
minimum of 6% terpene lactone extract. Ginkgolides A and B are
the most active fractions. Ginkgo Biloba has a wide range of
beneficial effects, including circulatory and antioxidant protection.
Note: Do not take this product if you are pregnant or nursing.
Persons facing surgery, having bleeding problems
or undergoing other treatment which may affect the ability of blood
to clot - especially anticoagulant (blood thinning) therapy - should
not take this product.Persons taking medication should consult
their physician before taking Ginkgo Biloba.
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Ginkgo Biloba 50:1 Standardised Extract
120mg per Cap
Price: $39 for 120 caps or $70 for 240 Caps