GINKGO: ” What’s Old Is New”
Asthma, Cochlear Deafness, Heart Attack, Impotence, Intermittent Claudication, Macular Degeneration, Vertigo
Also Known As: African Ginger, Cochin (Asian) Ginger and Jamaican Ginger
Ginkgo is the oldest surviving tree on earth today. Ginkgo helps many conditions such as aging, impotence, blindness, memory loss and those mentioned above. The Chinese and Japanese have used Ginkgo for centuries and have used the seeds to prevent drunkenness. Today, Ginkgo products are among Europe’s most widely prescribed medication with sales amounting to five million dollars a year.
Many companies offer ginkgo as a commercial preparation since it is not available as a bulk herb. Follow the directions on the package you purchase. Most preparations are in pill form.
USE: (Grow Your Own)
Ginkgo is an attractive yard or street tree that can be grown throughout much of the USA. Saplings can be purchased at a nursery. Use well drained soil and stakes so that plants will grow straight. Water regularly until they reach 20 feet. After they reach that height, they become self sufficient. The ginkgo tree will grow up to 2 feet yearly.
Ginkgo’s inhibition actions may cause problems with those suffering from clotting disorders. Ginkgo should be used in medicinal amounts.