Gingko biloba EGb 761
Each capsule contains:
Organic Ginkgo biloba leaf extract …………………….. 60 mg
Ginkgo biloba leaf extract has membrane stabilizing, antioxidant and free radical scavenging effects. It also enhances the utilization of oxygen and glucose. It leads to better membrane polarization which is important in excitable tissues, such as brain and nerve cells.
On Blood Vessel
Ginkgo biloba leaf extract exerts vasodilation action by direct stimulation of the release of endothelium derived relaxing factor and prostacyclin.
Ginkgo biloba leaf extract contains ginkgolides which have been shown to be potent inhibitors of platelet activating factor (PAF).
1. Cerebral vascular insufficiency
● Stroke (ischemic type)
● Short term memory loss
● Cochlear deafness
● Vertigo, tinnitus
2. Senile degenerative disorders
● Alzheimer’s disease
● Macular degeneration
3. Peripheral vascular insufficiency
● Diabetic vascular disease
● Raynaud’s syndrome
● Post-phlebitis syndrome
● Impotence and erectile dysfunction
Adult – one capsule two times daily before meal. Patient with peptic ulcer should take after meal to avoid pain in epigastrium.
Ginkgo biloba leaf extract has few side effects like mild gastrointestinal upset (e.g nausea, heartburn, vomiting), headache, dizziness and allergic skin reaction.
● 10 capsules in one strip, 3 strips per box
● Also available as 60 capsules per bottle