Ginkgo

Are You Protecting Your Vision?

…Do you take supplements containing bilberry, Ginkgo biloba, taurine, and other nutrients that target the eyes? Scores of studies demonstrate the protective effects of certain nutrients on the eyes. Bilberry improves night vision and visual acuity, Ginkgo biloba enhances ocular circulation and boosts…

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Preventing Alzheimer's Disease Naturally

…lowest levels. Reduce your homocysteine by taking 800 mcg of folic acid, 150 mcg of vitamin B12, and 75 mg of vitamin B6 every day. * Try These Herbs: Ginkgo biloba and vinpocetine, derived from the periwinkle plant, improve blood flow to the brain and facilitate the delivery of oxygen and glucose to the…

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How to Ward Off Cognitive Decline

…promotes acetylcholine synthesis, plus it provides potent antioxidant protection—as do coenzyme Q10, alpha lipoic acid, and melatonin. Curcumin, Ginkgo biloba, and resveratrol curb inflammation and oxidative stress and have broad neuroprotective effects. Vinpocetine improves blood flow to the brain…

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How to Boost Circulation

…-inflammatory and cardioprotective effects also contribute to improved circulation. Aim for 2,000–5,000 mg per day of a high quality fish oil. The herb Ginkgo biloba also has a slight blood-thinning effect and is well known for its ability to boost circulation. The recommended dose is 120 mg daily. Promote…

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Four Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

…of folic acid (800 mcg), vitamin B12 (150 mcg), vitamin A (15,000 IU, mostly as beta-carotene), zinc (30 mg), and magnesium (500 mg). In addition, Ginkgo biloba (120-180 mg) helps improve circulation and prevent free radical damage. Now it’s your turn: What are you doing to prevent hearing loss? You…

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Herbal Supplement Safety and Effectiveness

…who buy and use these products. First, he demanded that four major retailers stop selling specific herbal supplement products, including ginseng, Ginkgo biloba, Echinacea, and St. John’s wort, because they supposedly contained little or none of the herbs stated on the product labels and/or had fillers…

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