Ginkgo biloba: A Cognitive Enhancer?

@article{Gold2002GinkgoBA,
  title={Ginkgo biloba: A Cognitive Enhancer?},
  author={Paul E Gold and Larry Cahill and Gary L. Wenk},
  journal={Psychological science in the public interest : a journal of the American Psychological Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={2-11}
}
Ginkgo biloba is an herb often used as an alternative treatment to improve cognitive functions. Like most herbal treatments, the use of ginkgo is poorly regulated by government agencies, on the basis of either its efficacy or its health risks. This article reviews the experimental evidence available regarding efficacy, neurobiological actions, and health risks. Findings obtained in studies of humans often include demonstrations of rather mild cognitive enhancement. Interpretation of these… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
12 Citations
61 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 61 references

Drug enhancement of memory in aged rodents and humans

  • P. E. Gold
  • 2001
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The efficacy of Ginkgo for elderly people with dementia and ageassociated memory impairment: New results of a randomized clinical trial

  • M. J. van Dongen, E. van Rossum, A. Kessels, H. Sielhorst, P. Knipschild
  • Journal of the American Geriatrics Society,
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…