Taking a standard dose of ginkgo daily for at least six months decreased ovarian cancer risk by 60% or more and slowed growth of cancer cells in the lab by up to 80%. If you have a personal or family history of cancer, ask your physician about ginkgo.

Caution: Ginkgo may interact with blood thinners such as aspirin and warfarin.

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