Ginko Biloba Leaves Extract for the Treatment of Anxiety, Stress, Depression
Anxiety, stress and depression are exceedingly comorbid psychological illnesses that the predominance will expand to the second most important risk of morbidity and sociodemographic burden. Due to several side-effects of chemical drugs, numerous specialists and patients prefer complementary herbal therapies like Ginkgo Biloba Extracts (GBE) to medicate the illnesses. In this review, we summarized the antidepressant, anxiolytic and antistress properties of GBE. We perceived that GBE could be beneficial for treatment of these disorders. Although experience of repeated studies on models and humans have proved reliability of antidepressant properties of GBE, further clinical trials are still required to validate the anti-stress and anti-anxiety effects of GBE on humans. ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 23(4): April 2022:1-7.