Were you looking for information about Ginkgo? Gingko is a common misspelling of ginkgo.
Ginkgo (ginkgo biloba) is a non-prescription herbal supplement that supposedly has several medicinal uses. This supplement is claimed to help improve memory, prevent cell damage, and "thin" the blood. Although ginkgo may be effective for several uses, more research is necessary to support these claims. A few of the common side effects seen with this supplement include headaches, diarrhea, and stomach upset. If side effects occur, it may be a sign that the dosage is too high.
In addition, ginkgo is not appropriate for everyone. For example, you may not be able to take it if you have diabetes, a bleeding disorder, or epilepsy. Also, it's important to make sure the manufacturer of your product is trusted and reputable.
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