by Ginkgo Admin
Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo also known as the ginkgo tree. It is found in fossils dating back 270 million years. Native to China, the tree is widely cultivated and was introduced early to human history. it has various uses in traditional medicine and as a source of food. Health: Extracts of Ginkgo biloba have been studied as a possible treatment for dementia and alzheimer's disease. Gingko is also used for treating high blood pressure, menopause-related congnitive decline, tinnitus, post stroke recovery, peripheral arterial disease, macular degeneration or altitude sickness. Cooking: The nut-like inside the seeds are particularly esteemed in Asia, and are a traditional Chinese food.
属裸子植物，唯一現存种，和它同门的所有其他物种都已灭绝，因此被称為植物界的“活化石”。它被发现在化石追溯到2.7亿年前。銀杏原产于中国，現广泛种植於全世界，并被早期引入人类历史。它有多种用途，可作為传统医学用途和食物。银杏果含有多种营养元素, 因此具有益肺气、治咳喘、止带浊、缩小便、平皴皱、护血管、增加血流量等食疗作用和医用效果。根据现代医学研究，银杏还具有通畅血管、改善大脑功能、延缓老年人大脑衰老、增强记忆能力、治疗老年痴呆症和脑供血不足等功效，银杏抗衰老的本领在德国和法国的科学影响很大！ 另， 银杏果还可以保护肝脏、减少心律不齐、防止过敏反应中致命性的支气管收缩，还可以应用于对付哮喘、移植排异、心肌梗塞、中风、器官保护和透析。它也是当代食疗一宝，但要适量进补。