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What does herb mean?• Name for any plant that is used for medicine, fragrance and as a spice. In some culture used for spiritual purposes as well.• Herbs as condiments and seasonings are still important in culinary art• The use of medicinal herbs, however, unfortuantely has waned since the advent of prescription and synthetic medicines, although plants remain a major source of drugs.
The history of „herbalism”Egypt The most complete medical documents existing are the Ebers Papyrus (1550 B.C.) and the Edwin Smith Papyrus (1600 B.C.) Commonly used herbs included: senna, honey, thyme, juniper, frankincense, cumin, colocynth (all for digestion); pomegranate root, henbane (for worms) as well as flax, manna, bayberry, aloe, caraway, cedar, coriander, garlic, wild lettuce, wheat and zizyphus-lotus.Greece The Medicine of Hippokrates - 257 drugs mentioned in this work are listed and compared to modern Pharmacognosy texts by Riddle(9). Only 27 of these are not listed as medicinal plants today, some of which are now considered foods!
The history of „herbalism” II.Middle ages The knowledge and awareness of health, disease & herbalism increased dramatically. Several "schools" of medicine e.g: Arabian school (many works were written about medicine, health and disease, pharmacy and herbs) School of Salerno (famous medical and health centre in the 11th-12th century)Nowdays The use of, and search for drugs and dietary supplements derived from plants have accelerated in recent years. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), approximately 25% of modern drugs used e.g in the United States have been derived from plants.
The „living fossil”Ginkgo biloba is:• Indigenous in China – but due to its popularity it has widely spread all over the world• Dioecious, decidous tree• Developed app. 270 million years ago!• Unique species of tree with no close living relatives• Only subsisting species of the branch Ginkgophytae• The leaves are unique among seed plants, being fan-shaped with veins radiating out into the leaf blade• Naming: The species was initially described by the father of taxonomy Linnaeus in 1771, the specific epithet biloba derived from the Latin bis two and loba lobed, referring to the shape of the leaves.
The „living fossil” II. Did you know?• One of these trees survived the Atomic bombing of Hiroshima!• The nut-like gametophytes inside the seeds are particularly esteemed in Asia, and are a traditional Chinese food (they are believed to have health benefits; some also consider them to have aphrodisiac qualities.)
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Active ingredients of Ginkgo bilobaFalvonoids: kempferol and quercetinTerpens: ginkgolid and bilobalid – they canbe found only in Ginkgo biloba!Organic acids: ascorbic acidMoreover: Ginkgo is a powerful antioxidant!
The effects of GINKGO XCThe active agents of Ginkgo biloba maycontribute to the: • Normal functioning of the circulatory system • Adequate blood flow, thus the oxygen and nutrient supply of the cells • Improvement of memory • Enhancing of mental performance • Ameliorating concentration ability
Main benefits of GINKGO XC • Ginkgo increases blood flow to the brain and throughout the blood vessels - it may cause improvements in memory and other brain functions (e.g. short and long term memory) • Improves capillary circulation and acts as a blood thinner - which improves circulation to all of the tissues and other organs such as the heart. • Contains lots of antioxidants which help prevent to our organs from free radicals.
In which cases and forwhom is it recommended I.?• In case of increased physical/mental strain (sports, hard physical work, stress, studying)• In case of weakening of memory
In which cases and for whomis it recommended II.? • For the maintenance of the brain functioning and general health condition of the elderly people • For people who often experience coldness and difficulty in warming up in their limbs
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