10yrs or More
|HCF Quality (4.8)||(4.8)|
|TruNature's Ginkgo Biloba (3.7)||(3.7)|
|Ginkgo Biloba Extract 120 mg (3.1)||(3.1)|
|Organic Stride NeuroIgnite (2.7)||(2.7)|
|Boan Health Ginkgo Biloba (2.1)||(2.1)|
TruNature’s Ginkgo Biloba is a plant based formula advertised to support mental alertness and improve short term memory. It should be noted that the manufacturer brings no actual evidence to support the benefit claims.
TruNature’s Ginkgo Biloba contains two main ingredients: Ginkgo Biloba and Vinpocetine. Both have been the subject of clinical studies and have proven beneficial properties, maintaining healthy blood flow to the brain, supporting mental clarity, memory retention and brain function, enhancing concentration and memory.
TruNature is the manufacturing company, a producer of a wide range of dietary supplements for various health conditions and concerns. However, there is little information available on the manufacturer origin, history, location or production facilities.
TruNature’s Ginkgo Biloba Ingredients
TruNature’s Ginkgo Biloba contains the following ingredients: Soybean Oil, Gelatin, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Glycerin, Yellow Beeswax, Lecithin, Vinpocetine, Caramel,Titanium Dioxide.
Ginkgo Biloba from TruNature is an herbal formulation based on two core ingredients: Vinpocentine and Ginkgo Biloba.
Ginkgo Biloba is commonly used as a memory and concentration enhancer. Many studies conducted established this plant’s benefits, but with conflicting results.
The plant’s leaf extract is generally considered safe when taken by mouth for the majority of people. It can, however, cause minor side effects such as headache, stomach upset, dizziness, constipation, heart palpitations and allergic skin reactions.
Vinpocetine is used as for vasodilatation, as a cerebral blood-flow enhancer and has neuro-protective properties. It is used for the treatment of age-related memory impairments and cerebrovascular disorders. According to clinical studies is considered a side-effect free drug. Some people however have reported low immune function as a result of continuous use of Vinpocentine.
The manufacturer recommends one capsule taken two times daily, preferably with a meal.
Special precautions are issued for children, pregnant and nursing women, people who are on MAOI antidepressants or blood thinners. The formula has not been evaluated by the FDA but has received good reviews from consumers.
- Affordable price for a bottle containing 300 soft gels (a few months supply at approximately $22)
- Generally positive reviews from consumers
- The main active ingredients have been subject to various clinical tests and researches.
- Not FDA approved
- Little information on the manufacturing company
- Mild side effects revealed by clinical studies for some ingredients.
TruNature’s Ginkgo Biloba is a dietary supplement which promotes mental clarity, memory retention and concentration.
The active ingredients are two clinically studied components which have proven beneficial effects in improving the blood flow to most tissues and organs, protecting against oxidation caused damage of cells, enhancing cerebral metabolism and anti-inflammatory properties. However, there is no evidence that this formula has been researched.
The product has not been evaluated by the FDA and there is no conclusive proof to support the claimed benefits except for some consumer testimonials.
TruNature’s Ginkgo Biloba is not recommended for pregnant or nursing women or people with blood clotting problems.
Our advice is to consult a healthcare professional before using the formula.