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Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo)
Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo, belongs to the Ginkgoaceae family. It's among the oldest tree, with fossil leaf evidence dating back ~270M years. Its seeds were used medicinally in Traditional Chinese Medicine for supporting lung conditions. Presently, it's mostly the leaves (containing terpene lactones and flavone glycosides) used medicinally - they're used for promoting cardiovascular circulation, and may prove beneficial in supporting memory and overall cognitive function. Its leaves are thought to have cardiovascular stimulating, antithrombotic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties. Ginkgo has an affinity for promoting peripheral circulation. Its leaves are thought to symbolize happiness and good fortune, as well as longevity and endurance.
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