Recent research published in the Stroke & Vascular Neurology Journal suggests Ginkgo Biloba can help to boost stoke survivors memory, strength and speech.
A study performed on 330 participants who had previously suffered from ishchemic strokes were randomly assigned to 100mg of aspirin per day or 450mg of ginkgo biloba alongside 100mg of aspirin over six months.
At the end of the study findings revealed that participants consuming ginkgo biloba alongside aspirin scored better in memory, language and attention testing rather than taking aspiring alone. As well as this they also showed greater improvements in their speech, muscle strength and reflexes.
Ginkgo Biloba has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine as it is thought to increase blood flow to the brain and act as a powerful antioxidant.