GINKGO, WHOSE ORIGIN IS BELIEVED TO DATE BACK 200 MILLION YEARS, BECAME PROBABLY EXTINCT FROM THE WILD HUNDREDS OF YEARS AGO, HOWEVER, IT WAS WELL PRESERVED IN THE GARDENS OF TEMPLES IN THE ORIENT.
This deciduous coniferous tree with separate female and male trees was brought to Europe in 1730 becoming a popular decorative tree. The interest in its medicinal use has increased dramatically in the West since the 80s. The leaves are used for varicose veins haemorrhoids and lower limbs ulcers. In the traditional Chinese medicine it is used to reduce swellings in damp environment.
Gingkolides, polyphenols (biflavons)
The SwissGel formula is used to:
- Increase venous tone (improves transfer of active substances to the desirable sites)