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Ginkgo biloba, Ginkgo, Ginko biloba


Ginkgo biloba

Uses
cerebrovascular insufficiency, diabetes, macular degeneration
peripheral artery disease, intermittent claudication

Constituents
ginkgo flavone glycosides, terpene lactones

Pharmacology
antagonizes platelet aggregrating factor (PAF)

Doseage
150 mg bid-tid
standardized to 6% terpene lactones, 24% flavone glycosides

Actions
circulatory stimulant & tonic, enhances oxygen utilization
stabilizes membranes

Uses
atherosclerosis, arrythmia, vascular disease, Alzheimer's, dementia

Pharmacology
terpenes - inhibit platelet aggregration & adhesion

Cautions
can cause temporary headache and dizziness

 

 

 

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