Ginkgo for PMS

Abstracted by Jessica Patella, ND abstracted from “A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Ginkgo biloba L. in treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome” from volume 15, number 8, 2009 of The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of physical, behavioral and psychological symptoms that occur one to two weeks before menstruation. (1,3)  The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimates that 85% of women experience PMS during their monthly cycle. (3)  Recent research showed Ginkgo biloba reduced the severity of PMS symptoms. (1)

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