Review About Ginkgo Biloba Special Extract EGb 761 (Ginkgo)
Ginkgo biloba extracts (EGb) are well-defined plant extracts. It has several indications as dementia, macula degeneration, tinnitus and winter depression. A review of the current and past literature about older people with Alzheimer's dementia or vascular dementia or age-associated memory impairment treated with Ginkgo biloba extract, reveals that EGb has reproducible effects on cognitive functions in Alzheimer's disease. The drug is well tolerated.
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Affiliations: University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Liebigstr. 22, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany.
Publication date: January 1, 2004
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