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Ginkgo Biloba




Insufficient blood flow, low circulation, mental fuzziness, symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, memory loss, vertigo, tinnitus or ringing in ears




Tincture and capsules




May have an additive anticoagulant effect when taken at the same time as aspirin, coumadin or other blood-thinning drugs or supplements.




Ginkgo biloba extracts are considered to be safe and free of side effects. Consistent large doses may lead to diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, which can be remedied by decreasing the amount consumed.




Look for ginkgo products with 24.0% standardization of ginkgolides. (Could also be listed as ginkgo flavonoids or flavone glycosides.)




Take 120 milligrams a day in divided doses with food. Give it a two-month trial.




Same as adults






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