Name: Ginkgo Biloba Extract
Botanical Source: Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), also known as the Maidenhair Tree after Adiantum, is a unique species of tree with no close living relatives. The ginkgo is classified in its own division, the Ginkgophyta, comprising the single class Ginkgoopsida, order Ginkgoales, family Ginkgoaceae, genus Ginkgo and is the only extrant species within this group.
Latin Name: Ginkgo Biloba L
Specification: 24.0% Flavones; 6.0% Lactones Test by HPLC/ CP2005/EP6.0
Appearance: Brown Yellow Fine Powder
Part Used: Leaf
Molecular Formula: C20H24O9
Molecular Mass: 408.39
CAS No.: 15291-75-5
Storage: Store in cool & dry place, Keep away from strong light and heat.
Shelf life: 24Months when properly stored.
Packing: 25/kg paper drum and double plastic food bags inside
Main Functions: Ginkgo biloba is used for cerebral insufficiency and Alzheimer's disease. It also is used for peripheral vascular insufficiency. Ginkgo is marketed in dietary supplement form with claims it can enhance cognitive function in people without known cognitive problems, but such claims are unfounded because it has no effect on memory or attention in healthy people.
Ginkgo has been studied as a possible treatment for dementia and Alzheimer's disease, with mixed results. Some reviews have concluded there is no good evidence supporting the use of Ginkgo in dementia, whereas others have conluded that the EGB761 extract may help patients with dementia.