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What is ginkgo biloba and why do so many people take it as a herbal supplement?

The natural remedy ginkgo biloba comes from the ornamental Chinese Tree of the same name.

It has been used for centuries for its positive effect on memory and circulation.

Studies have shown that ginkgo biloba can improve short term memory in people of all ages but is particularly beneficial for older people who may also be suffering from age related memory loss.

Similarly, some research has indicated that the herb can also be beneficial for individuals with Alzheimer's.

In terms of circulation. ginkgo biloba acts as an effective boost to your blood flow therefore helping prevent chilblains and in some cases ulcers.

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