GINKGO LEAF – GINKGO BILOBA DRY EXTRACT

EUROMED ginkgo biloba extracts are standardized herbal extracs of Ginkgo biloba L. leaves, a “fossil tree” growing in Asia and today widely cultivated as a medicinal plant in Korea, the southeast of France and the United States.

A multitude of polar and apolar compounds have been isolated in ginkgo biloba leaves: aliphatic alcohols and keatones, organic
acids, sesquiterpenes (bilobalide) and saccharides. Interesting compounds from the therapeutic point of view are flavonoids
compounds from the therapeutic point of view are flavonoids and diterpenes.

The flavonoids are represented by about twenty flavonol glycosides, quercetin and kaempferol 3-rhamnosides and quercetin and kaempferol, and by biflavonoids (amentoflavone, bilobetol, 5- mehoxybilobetol…). Ginkgo biloba leaves also have flavan-3-ols and proanthocyanidins. Ginkgo biloba diterpenes, known as ginkgolides A,B, C, J and M, have and hexacylic structure characterized by a spiro- [4,4]-nonanic sequence, a tert-butyl group, and three lactones rings.

Ginkgo biloba L.

  • > 24% ginkgo flavonglycosides
  • > 6% terpene lactones

HEALTH PROPERTIES

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