Ginkgo biloba is a powerful antioxidant. The Ginkgo extract contained in A.Vogel Ginkgo Ginkgoforce® is not standardized on one active principle since the synergy of all the components is necessary for optimal efficacy. Ginkgoforce thus contains all the active principles of the Ginkgo leaf: flavonoids (often called ginkolides or bilobides), terpenes, carotenes, etc. No toxic solvents have been used to extract all the active ingredients of the fresh Ginkgo biloba leaf for Ginkgoforce.
Each mL contains: Medicinal ingredient:
Fresh wild Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) leaf tincture ...1X.
1 mL of tincture contains 0.62 mL alcohol (ethanol). 1 mL = 33 drops. Dropper included.
Adults: Take 15-20 drops in a small amount of water, 3 times daily, 15 minutes before meals. Salivate before swallowing.
Precautions, contraindications and interactions: Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid taking in case of allergy to any of the ingredients in the product. Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not use if safety seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children. Ginkgo interacts with anticoagulants (Coumadin®) and anti-inflammatory agents (aspirin). Associating Ginkgo and these drugs could increase the risk of hemorrhage.
Some transient side effects have been reported depending on the dose and formulation: nausea, abdominal heaviness, vertigo, headache, fatigue and nose bleeding. All these effects cease upon stopping or reducing the herb dosage.
It is highly recommended that people with coagulation problems (phlebitis, etc.) see a healthcare professional before taking Ginkgoforce.