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Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo) is derived from the leaves of the ginkgo biloba tree and is available as a supplement. This herbal remedy is claimed to help with several medicinal uses, but most people use it to improve memory and overall mental health.
As with many natural products, there are possible side effects with ginkgo biloba. Some of the common side effects seen with this supplement include stomach upset, dizziness, and headaches. Prior to taking ginkgo biloba, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about your medical history and any other medicines you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements). Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more information, click Ginkgo Biloba. This eMedTV article offers more detailed information on this herbal supplement, including how it works, its effectiveness, and safety precautions. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)