5 Herbs to Prevent Dementia

3. Gingko Biloba

Gingko biloba has long been utilized in traditional Chinese medicine to treat dementia, which makes sense because it comes from a tree native to China. A 2015 study confirmed this long held treatment by suggesting that a certain extract of gingko biloba can slow cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s.

But don’t wait until you experience memory issues – gingko biloba can also improve cognitive function in a healthy brain by improving blood flow. The extract is also commonly used to alleviate depression and anxiety. Headaches, even migraines, may respond to gingko biloba and it is additionally thought to support eye health and vision.

While most people don’t cook with gingko biloba but instead take a supplement, you can eat roasted gingko nuts and they are delicious.

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