It is believed that many people know that Ginkgo biloba tea is both healthy and healing. Ginkgo biloba tea does have the effects of slowing down aging and reducing blood viscosity. However, medical experts pointed out that ginkgo biloba contains harmful ingredients, so you need to pay attention to scientific and safe methods to make ginkgo biloba tea by yourself. So, in this article, we will talk about the medicinal value of homemade ginkgo leaf tea, and why, it is necessary to pay attention to scientific and safe methods for homemade ginkgo tea.
Ginkgo biloba does have a higher medicinal value
Ginkgo biloba is one of the oldest plants on the earth, known as the “living fossil”. Modern medical research has found that ginkgo biloba leaves are rich in flavonoids, which can reduce blood fat and cholesterol content, reduce blood viscosity, and affect blood. Purifying effect, flavonoids also have anti-oxidant effect, which can eliminate free radicals in the human body, help the human body resist fatigue and slow down aging.
Ginkgo biloba also contains lactone bioactive ingredients, which are medically called ginkgolides and bilobalide. They can expand blood vessels, enhance blood vessel elasticity, promote smooth heart and brain blood circulation, and have a good effect on the brain and heart. Protective effect, lactones can also protect and repair the nervous system, and have a good effect in preventing and improving Alzheimer’s disease.
Drinking ginkgo biloba directly in tea is harmful to health
Chinese medicine believes that Ginkgo biloba is cold in nature and has minor toxicity, and its leaves must also be processed to remove its toxicity before it can be used as medicine. Ginkgo biloba leaves contain a large amount of ginkgolic acid, which is toxic. Generally, the leaves that are purchased have not been processed and extracted, and the content of ginkgolic acid in it is as high as 3000-4000ppm. In particular, ginkgolic acid is water-soluble. Eating effective substances such as ginkgo brass and ginkgo biloba internal fat, but the effect is the opposite. Therefore, we still need to obtain the nutrients in ginkgo biloba through correct, effective and safe methods, so that we can continue to make tea and drink.