5 phlanda chun cuimhne agus tiúchan a spreagadh

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5 phlanda chun cuimhne agus tiúchan a spreagadh

5 phlanda chun cuimhne agus tiúchan a spreagadh
When approaching an exam or to prevent age-related intellectual disability problems, it is useful to know the natural means to boost your cognitive functions. PasseportSanté introduces you to 5 plants recognized for their virtues on memory and / or concentration.

Ginkgo biloba to reduce the manifestations of hyperactivity

What is the effect of ginkgo on memory and concentration?

Ginkgo is commonly found in extract form, the most recommended being EGb761 and Li 1370 extracts. The World Health Organization recognizes the use of standardized extract of Ginkgo leaves to treat memory loss and pain. concentration disorders, among others.

Some studies have been carried out on people with ADHD.1,2 (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), and have shown encouraging results. In particular, patients showed fewer signs of hyperactivity, inattention and immaturity. One of this research studied the combination of ginseng and ginkgo to treat ADHD in 36 people with ADHD, and patients also showed signs of improvement in hyperactivity, social problems, cognitive problems. , anxiety… etc.

Another study looked at 120 people with cognitive impairments, aged between 60 and 85.3. Half of the group received 19,2 mg of ginkgo as a tablet, 3 times a day. After 6 months of treatment, this same group scored significantly higher than the control group on two memory tests.

Finally, the benefits of ginkgo on memory have also been studied in 188 healthy people aged between 45 and 56 years.4, at the rate of 240 mg of EGB 761 extract once daily for 6 weeks. The results showed a superiority of the ginkgo treatment compared to the placebo, but only in the case of an exercise requiring a rather long and complex memorization process.

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How to use ginkgo?

It is usually recommended to consume 120 mg to 240 mg of extracts (EGb 761 or Li 1370) per day, in 2 or 3 doses with meals. It is recommended to start with 60 mg per day and gradually increase the doses, to avoid possible side effects. The effects of ginkgo may take a long time to appear, which is why it is recommended to do cures of at least 2 months.

1. H. Niederhofer, Ginkgo biloba treating patients with attention-deficit disorder, Phytother Res, 2010
2. MR. Lyon, JC. Cline, J. Totosy de Zepetnek, et al., Effect of the herbal extract combination Panax quinquefolium and Ginkgo biloba on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a pilot study, J Psychiatry Neurosci, 2001
3. MX. Zhao, ZH. Dong, ZH. Yu, et al., Effects of ginkgo biloba extract in improving episodic memory of patients with mild cognitive impairment: a randomized controlled trial, Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao, 2012
4. R. Kaschel, Specific memory effects of Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761 in middle-aged healthy volunteers, Phytomedicine, 2011


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