Gingko Biloba extract is derived from unique trees that grow only in two isolated parts of China. Gingko Biloba trees were once believed to be extinct but apparently were preserved by Chinese monks thousands of years ago due to amazing Ginkgo Biloba benefits.
While Gingko Biloba nuts are important culinary ingredients in Chinese and Japanese cuisine, its leaves are used to manufacture Ginkgo Biloba extract that possesses a wide range of health benefits like blood flow enhancement, memory improvement and overall promoting of well being.
Ginkgo Biloba side effects might come into play for individuals with blood clotting disorders while undergoing anticoagulant therapy and taking medicines like Warfarin, Aspirin, Ibuprofen and Coumadin. Additionally, Ginkgo Biloba tea or any other Ginkgo product should not be administered to pregnant or breastfeeding women.
Ginkgo Biloba side effects might be serious for patients taking antidepressant and antipsychotic medications. Additional Ginkgo Biloba side effects may manifest themselves in vomiting, loose stools, stomach aches, dizziness and indigestion.
To avoid possible Ginkgo Biloba side effects do not use Gingko Biloba patch, tea or extract without consulting with your doctor or herbal specialist. If you have a history of allergies, diabetes, bleeding disorders, kidney or liver disease, if you are pregnant or nursing, do not use Ginkgo Biloba tea to lessen your chances of developing serious side effects.