How to rationally understand Ginkgo biloba extract?
Ginkgo biloba extract (GBE) is a kind of product enriched in active ingredients extracted from the leaves of Ginkgo biloba L. with appropriate solvents. Various preparations made from Ginkgo biloba are widely used in medicine, healthcare products, food additives, functional drinks, cosmetics and other fields.
Ginkgo biloba extract product is one of the most successful cases of botanical medicine developed by modern science and technology, and has been recorded in Chinese Pharmacopoeia, American Pharmacopoeia, and European Pharmacopoeia.
Ginkgo biloba is generally used in the field of dietary supplements at present. According to existing research, the active ingredients contained in Ginkgo biloba are ginkgo flavonoids, ginkgolides, and ginkgolic acid; the active ingredients of Ginkgo fruit are ginkgo flavonoids, bilobalide.
Ginkgo biloba extract works because it is rich in flavonoid glycols and terpene lactones. Existing human clinical trials have shown that the effective benefits of ginkgo biloba extract are:
1. Alzheimer's/non-Alzheimer's dementia
2. Enhance the memory and mind of healthy people
3. Intermittent claudication
It should be noted that although Ginkgo biloba extract has a variety of health effects, there are certain precautions when using it. Especially in the case of taking drugs or chronic diseases, it should be used under the guidance of a doctor to avoid unnecessary side effects or drug interactions.