Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) and CNS functions: basic studies and clinical applications.

@article{Defeudis2000GinkgoBE,
  title={Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) and CNS functions: basic studies and clinical applications.},
  author={Francis V. Defeudis and Katy Drieu},
  journal={Current drug targets},
  year={2000},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          25-58
        }
}
The effects of EGb 761 on the CNS underlie one of its major therapeutic indications; i.e., individuals suffering from deteriorating cerebral mechanisms related to age-associated impairments of memory, attention and other cognitive functions. EGb 761 is currently used as symptomatic treatment for cerebral insufficiency that occurs during normal ageing or which may be due to degenerative dementia, vascular dementia or mixed forms of both, and for neurosensory disturbances. Depressive symptoms of… CONTINUE READING

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