Parts of the plant used are the leaves and seeds.
Aqua, Ethanol, Ginkgo Biloba
It is used for a wide range of purposes - mostly related to its ability to improve circulation and act as an antioxidant
It is believed to protect cells from damage because certain active parts have antioxidant effects
It helps to dilate blood vessels and thin the blood, so should not be used for people with extremely low blood pressure
It is also not suitable for insulin-dependent diabetics
Has been found to help increase healthy blood flow to skin, and is therefore good for bringing nutrients to the skin, ultimately improving the appearance of the skin
All of its qualities make Gingko a good choice to add to anti-aging Skin Care properties.
Which products to use it in
For Creams, Lotions and Gels add 5-15% of the Tincture to your recipes
Water or oil-soluble?
Can I add it to ready-made products?
You can add it to all ready made products, like creams, lotions and shampoos but beware that all of them become thinner when you add an alcohol based product to a product based on emulsifiers, detergents and gels
Recommended Dosage/How to use in products
Deodorant sprays you can use up to 80% as a blend of tinctures
In toners and face spritzers for oily skin use up to 30% as a possible blend of tinctures
Toners for other skin types use up to 20% as a possible blend of tinctures
Works very well combined with Rosemary products like the herb, Essential Oils, and Hydrolates.