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Ginkgo Supplements

Ginkgo for Tinnitus?

September 12, 2023
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Do ginkgo supplements reduce symptoms of tinnitus? Find out what recent studies show in the What It Does section of our Ginkgo Supplements Review.

Also see: Do any supplements or lifestyle changes reduce the symptoms of tinnitus?

Concern With Ginkgo

November 15, 2019
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The use of Ginkgo biloba has been associated with an electrolyte imbalance. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Ginkgo Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick for Ginkgo.

Skin Rash from Ginkgo

December 11, 2017
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Although not common, be aware that skin reactions have been reported from taking Ginkgo biloba. The most recent report involved a young man who experienced symptoms the same day he began taking a popular ginkgo supplement. See the details in the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Ginkgo Supplements Review >>

Ginkgo for Memory and Cognition?

August 16, 2016
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A branded ginkgo biloba extract improved a measure of cognition in men and women with self-reported memory impairment -- but did not improve memory. Get the details, plus more about the evidence for ginkgo and our tests of products, in the Ginkgo Biloba Supplements Review >>

Does Ginkgo Cause Cancer?

April 20, 2013
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According to a new study from the government, animals given an extract of Ginkgo biloba for two years developed cancers of the thyroid and liver. Should you be concerned? See the "Concerns and Cautions" section of the Ginkgo Biloba Supplements Review for more information, as well our assessment of ginkgo's usefulness, and our tests of ginkgo supplements

Does Ginkgo Improve Memory?

September 29, 2012
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The evidence for Ginkgo biloba in preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease and other dementias has become fairly negative. But is there still hope for its use in improving memory in healthy individuals? The answer seems to be in, according to a new analysis of 10 placebo-controlled trials in healthy people. Get the answer in the update to the Ginkgo Supplements Review.

Ginkgo Fails Alzheimer's Trial

September 08, 2012
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Over two thousand people with memory complaints were given Ginkgo biloba extract or placebo as part of a five-year study. The results, published this week, showed no difference between the groups in the percentage who eventually developed Alzheimer's disease or dementia. See how this compares to other studies of ginkgo in the updated Ginkgo Biloba Supplements Review, which includes our tests and reviews of ginkgo products. More >>