As autumn approaches, many ginkgo leaves on both sides of the street are slowly turning golden yellow. Many netizens who want to add points to their health through health preservation will choose to make tea with ginkgo leaves as their health tea. Indeed, Ginkgo biloba tea can regulate blood lipids, lower blood pressure, and even beautify. However, there are still some misunderstandings that need to be paid attention to when making tea with ginkgo leaves that have not been professionally processed.
Ginkgo biloba is indeed a good medicinal material. It can be clinically used for heart palpitations and other diseases, and has a certain effect of lowering blood pressure and blood lipids. From the perspective of Chinese medicine, its medicinal properties are cold. He has also tried using ginkgo biloba as medicine to treat patients, but many of them have diarrhea, which is also related to the cold properties of the medicine.
Health experts specially reminded that in modern pharmacological research, ginkgo biloba can lower blood pressure and blood lipids mainly because it contains effective ingredients mainly flavonoids, which help improve the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular circulation functions. For example, the more familiar Chinese patent medicine Ginkgo biloba, etc., are all produced using Ginkgo biloba as a raw material, but this does not mean that directly brewing tea can be effective.
Although some Chinese patent medicines contain ginkgo biloba ingredients, they are produced through a series of standardized procedures. They have also done pharmacological, toxicological and clinical experiments before, basically removing the toxic ingredients contained in ginkgo biloba, such as ginkgo acid. Health experts say that if these ingredients are taken in large doses or for a long time, they can cause dizziness, headaches, tinnitus, loss of appetite, nausea and other adverse reactions.
Therefore, it is recommended that you do not listen to beliefs and try folk remedies. Even if tea is used to lower blood pressure and blood lipids, you should consult a Chinese medicine practitioner and take it under the guidance of a doctor.