|Elixirs for you Memory
“Elixirs For Your Memory:
The blitz is on for ginkgo and other herbal products, but are they panaceas or placebos?”
-Time Magazine September 13,1999
Recently, everywhere you turn, you see or hear about new herbal remedies used for improving one’s memory and concentration. One more frequently discussed is Ginkgo Biloba. It is an herbal substance that offers hope for improving memory, concentration and brain functions. Ginkgo Biloba is a derivative of a leafy ornamental tree that originated in eastern China. It is said to increase blood flow to the brain, improving alertness and concentration (Drummond, September 13,1999).
Although many people who are currently taking this medication swear by it, who really knows if it does improve brain functions or if it is just a placebo? The article “Elixirs For Your Memory” discusses the latest information regarding Gingko Biloba. At large, most researchers are still unsure about the medication. Many feel ...