The Mystery of Ginkgo Biloba


  • Studies suggest that ginkgo biloba supplements can reduce symptoms of anxiety, improve glaucoma and boost blood flow in conditions like Raynaud’s syndrome and erectile dysfunction
  • Ginkgo biloba is the world’s oldest living tree and some trees in China are said to be 2,500 years old
  • Ginkgo survived the dinosaur extinction and one tree survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
  • Ginkgo trees are so hardy they could theoretically live forever and only die from specific threats to them like drought or pests, not old age
  • Scientists believe the continuous growth of the ginkgo’s cambial cells enable it to escape senescence and death

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