Ginkgo is known for its vitalising effect and contains flavonoids as secondary plant substances. Flavonoids have a positive effect on memory and mental performance.
Ginkgo leafs are found in fossils dating back 250 million years. It is considered as “living fossil” because it survived the Ice Age in China and Japan. Ginkgo trees can live up to 1000 years and are particularly resistant.The plant is used in traditional Asian medicine.