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Ginkgo; Maidenhair Tree
Taxonomic ClassificationGinkgoaceae family
Utilized as a vasodilator to help improve cognitive function/Alzheimer's disease, reduction of cerebral ischemia during stroke, reduce varicose conditions, as a treatment for Reynauds syndrome and as an aid for peripheral blood flow. Ginkgo biloba preparations also have displayed activity as an antioxidant, antidepressant, hepatoprotective agent, platelet activating factor (PAF) antagonist, and anti-inflammatory agent.
|Chemical Structure: Ginkgolide A||Clinical Trials||Major Metabolites|
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aThe Total Entries column is the sum of the entries from the dbEST, dbGSS, dbPLN, and dbHTG columns. Data retrieved from NCBI on May 14 2010.
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Transcript assemblies data current as of May 17 2010.