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Ginkgo for Circulation - Does It Really Work?

Thinking of using ginkgo for circulation enhancement?

ginseng biloba for circulation If there is one herb that comes to mind for improving memory, treating dementia and solving cold hands and feet problems, ginkgo will be it!

The herb ginkgo biloba is very well known to the general public and herbalists for its ability to improve blood flow to the brain and other parts of the body.

This herb is commonly recommended by herbalists, especially in Germany and France for treating poor circulation to the brain and improving mental function.

Ginkgo tree is one of the oldest living tree species in the world and it has been around for about 150 million years.

Extensive research papers have been written about this one herb alone and it continues to be a favourite herb for scientists to study.

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Ginkgo for Circulation - How Does It Work?

Ginkgo is shown to increase blood flow to the brain and the rest of the body. It contains a rich assortment of antioxidants and active substances such as ginkgolides, bilobalide and quercetin, just to name a few.

Ginkgolides have been shown to have potent antioxidant effects that can protect cells against free radical damage.

Free radical damage is implicated in the aging process. Stopping their damaging effects is the first step in ensuring longevity.

Research studies done confirm the health benefits of ginkgo for improving brain function. It has been proposed as a natural treatment for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

It helpsto relax blood vessels which probably explains how it can improve circulation to all parts of the body.

Some herbalists believe that healthy individuals will also benefit from taking this as a supplement for circulation enhancement.

Dose to Use

Dose: Herb: Steep 3 grams of ginkgo leaf in a cup (250 mL) of boiling water. 

Tincture (2:1): Take 1 mL up to three times daily.

Capsules/Tablets: Take 40 mg twice or three times daily and increase upwards over several days (or even several weeks). Typical dose varies between 80 mg to 200 mg daily.

Best Natural Remedy for Treating Poor Circulation?

Circu-Live is one of the best all natural product designed to enhance blood flow to the hands and feet as well as supporting heart health. It contains ginkgo plus two other herbs that are helpful.

It comes with high recommendations by those who have used it to treat poor circulation.

The product is registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and comes with a 1 year money-back guarantee. That is how confident the company is with the quality of their products.

What Are Other Herbs for Circulation Improvement?

See Herbs for Circulation for a complete review of all the herbs and supplements that work to treat poor circulation.

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Created: January 11, 2011

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