Ginkgo Biloba is an ancient herb often suggested for many ailments. It improves aspects of immunity and executive function, as well as aiding recovery after strenuous exercise.
Effects of Ginkgo biloba extract on periodontal pathogens and its clinical efficacy as adjuvant treatment.
"Ginkgo biloba extract significantly inhibited major periodontal pathogens and can be used as an adjuvant for periodontitis treatment."
Cheng, Q., Gao, W. M., Cao, B., Liu, Y. M., Lin, M., Zhang, L. Q., ... & Wang, Z. M. (2014). Effects of Ginkgo biloba extract on periodontal pathogens and its clinical efficacy as adjuvant treatment. Chinese journal of integrative medicine, 20(10), 729-736.Link
Ginkgo Biloba improved aspects of executive functioning (Stroop and Berg tasks) in females.
"Ginseng and Ginkgo Biloba Effects on Cognition as Modulated by Cardiovascular Reactivity: A Randomised Trial."
Teik, D. O. L., Lee, X. S., Lim, C. J., Low, C. M., Muslima, M., & Aquili, L. (2016). Ginseng and ginkgo biloba effects on cognition as modulated by cardiovascular reactivity: a randomised trial. PloS one, 11(3), e0150447.Link
Six weeks' supplementation with Ginkgo biloba extract in physically active young men may provide some marginal improvements in their endurance performance...and blood antioxidant capacity...and elicit somewhat better neuroprotection through increased exercise-induced production of BDNF.
"Effects of Six-Week Ginkgo biloba Supplementation on Aerobic Performance, Blood Pro/Antioxidant Balance, and Serum Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Physically Active Men."
Sadowska-Krępa, E., Kłapcińska, B., Pokora, I., Domaszewski, P., Kempa, K., & Podgórski, T. (2017). Effects of six-week Ginkgo biloba supplementation on aerobic performance, blood pro/antioxidant balance, and serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor in physically active men. Nutrients, 9(8), 803.Link