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Chin J Integr Med. 2006 Sep;12(3):234-9.

Progress in researches on the pharmaceutical mechanism and clinical application of Ginkgo Biloba extract on various kinds of diseases.

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Forestry Resource and Environment College, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China.

Abstract

Progress made over the pharmaceutical mechanism and clinical application of Ginkgo Biloba extract (GBE) on various kinds of diseases were reviewed in this paper. The effective elements contained in GBE are mainly kinds of Ginkgo flavonoid and Ginkgolide, which have marked protective effects on cardio-cerebral vascular and central nerve systems. In clinical practice, it is applied mostly in treatment of cardio-cerebral vascular diseases. Also it shows apparent effects in the treatment processes of some other diseases as an adjuvant, and therefore, has been gradually accepted by the medical circle in the world, proving to be a medicine of wide prospect in development and application.

PMID:
17005090
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