Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko, also known as the maidenhair tree, is a species of tree native to China. Gingko leaf extract is commonly used as a dietary supplement. Ginkgos are dioecious, meaning there are separate male and female trees. It tolerates most soil types and shows good resistance to pollution and pest attack.
Gingko Biloba Medicinal Uses
Ginkgo biloba is an herb used to treat altitude sickness (prevention), cerebral vascular insufficiency, cognitive disorders, dementia, dizziness/vertigo, intermittent claudication, macular degeneration/glaucoma, memory loss, premenstrual syndrome, SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction, and as a vasodilator.
Growing Gingko Biloba
Use moistened horticultural sand, a sand and perlite mixture, peat moss or vermiculite.
Fill pots with pre-moistened medium.
Plant seeds shallowly, until just covered.
Cover the container with a clear plastic bag and place in a warm location.
Keep the medium moderately moist.
Expect germination in 30 to 60 days.
Remove the bags once you see sprouts.
Can be grown in Containers.
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