Ginkgo Biloba is considered the oldest tree in the therapeutic history of the planet. It endures since the time of the dinosaurs. From tertiary era until today has remained almost unchanged, so that we can consider it, rightly, a “true living fossil” with an exceptional capacity for regeneration and survival. A thousand years is the age when such a tree can reach.
Specialized research results showed that the therapeutic effects of Ginkgo Biloba plant is due, mainly, its leaves containing flavonoids and bilobalids, chempferol, ginkgolid A, B and C, quercetin, izoramnetine, proanthocyanidins, unflavonoid terpenes, lignans, essential oils and acids tannins.
Ginkgo biloba improves memory and other brain functions, has an anti-depressant effect and is beneficial to sufferers of migraines; reduce allergy symptoms, asthma, Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular diseases. Has anti-coagulant effect preventing the occurrence of thrombosis, normalizes blood pressure. Can be used effectively in kidney or liver diseases, inflammatory diseases, impotence, vision and hearing, dizziness (vertiginous crisis), hearing disorders (tinnitus or presbicusis). It is recommended for diabetics because it facilitates glucose metabolism in the body.
Because it helps to normalize blood circulation, Ginkgo extract improves symptoms that occur along with aging, accelerates wound healing, increases work capacity, is very successful in maintaining skin integrity and to treat hemorrhoids and thrombophlebitis.
Vitamin C strengthens the immune system, increases interferon production, protects against stress and carcinogens and lowers blood cholesterol levels.
Vitamin E prevents oxidation of vitamin A, which will perform this action a long time. With vasodilators and antiplatelet properties, vitamin E protects the heart and, after heart surgery, accelerates healing. Together with vitamin A protects lungs against toxins deposits. The diuretic effect lowers blood pressure. Increase potency, immune system, prevents oxidation of lipids and damage cell membranes and improves Parkinson’s disease, delaying the onset of symptoms (tremor, akinesia, loss of balance).
Beta-carotene, which is pro-vitamin A, is converted into vitamin A in liver and digestive system, according to the needs of the body. Vitamin A has beneficial effects on eye diseases, respiratory infections, maintains skin, hair, teeth and gums healthy. Numerous studies conducted by U.S. researchers have demonstrated that in men who consumed beta-carotene, the risk of cardiac disorders and prostate cancer was reduced by half. Norwegians and Japanese consume significant amounts of beta-carotene, and present a very low risk of developing lung, esophagus, intestines, prostate, cervix or breast cancer.
Selenium is an essential mineral for the body, although very low amounts found in human body. Works as an antioxidant, especially in combination with vitamin E, annihilating harmful particles known as free radicals. They are formed naturally in the body from metabolic processes, but in the absence of an efficient antioxidant system, may cause damage to cell membranes, may interact with genetic material and many specialists recognize an important role in the aging process and in triggering diseases such as heart disease or cancer. Antioxidants such as selenium can neutralize free radicals and reduce or even prevent some of their negative effects. Selenium is necessary for the proper functioning of the immune system to produce prostaglandins – substances that control inflammation in the body that influence blood pressure. Selenium deficiency has been associated with some forms of cancer.
Protect 4 Life from Calivita has a range of health benefits. Today, the extract obtained from Ginkgo biloba is in the composition of many widely used dietary supplements. This product also contains beta-carotene, selenium and Vitamins E and C. Using Protect 4Life product will maintain elasticity of blood vessels, strengthen the cell membrane to avoid the undesirable effects of atherosclerosis and delay aging.