Ginkgo biloba and memory

Michael W. Hilgert hilgert at
Mon Mar 20 08:16:48 EST 2000

Pier Carlo Montecucchi schrieb:
> I would like to know if all the available extracts of Ginkgo 
> biloba are made in the same manner, for a correct comparison. I 
> have read an article concerning the use of Ginkgo biloba with I
> arginine and vitamin E, for the best effects on memory.a
> Pier Carlon

There are big differences in the extracts available on the market. They
differ in the amount of Ginkgolides (PAF-antagonist, antioxidative
effects) and Bilobalide(antiischemic effects). The preparation of the
extract is not generally standardized, each company uses an own


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