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Ginkgo, a popular medicinal plant that is said to have memory-boosting properties enhance brain function. Prevent and delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Ginkgo is believed to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that prevent brain cell damage. Helps in the functioning of neurotransmitters. As well as preventing the accumulation of amyloid (Amyloid), a protein that is believed to damage brain cells and cause Alzheimer’s disease.

However, there is a large study comparing placebo and ginkgo in older adults with normal cognitive function and those with mild cognitive dysfunction. A total of 3,069 volunteers, aged 72-96 years. Tried taking ginkgo extract twice a day, 120 mg each time. Alzheimer’s or dementia in any way. This is in line with another study on the efficacy and safety of ginkgo consumption for slowing memory decline in elderly people with dementia. UFABET Although Ginkgo was found to be safe to use. But the performance is not very good and cannot be trusted.

Eating is considered safe in healthy people. But must be eaten in moderation. For a period of not more than 6 consecutive months. However. Taking is not safe for everyone. 

Those who want to try it have the following precautions.

  • Ginkgo may cause side effects such as headache, indigestion , or allergic skin reactions. And in the elderly are at risk of bleeding
  • Pregnant women should be careful to use. This may increase the risk of bleeding. The same is true for women who need to breastfeed. Because there is no evidence to confirm the safety of the fetus.
  • Ginkgo might increase your risk of bleeding. It should be avoided in people with bleeding disorders. or who are taking medications that increase the risk of bleeding. Such as anticoagulants
  • Eaten raw or roasted, the seeds can be toxic and can cause serious side effects.