With nature always on our side, we can manage to face many problems. Especially in health or beauty problems, nature is there to help us out. Even the most unsuspected fruits can have incredible properties. This is what happens with the Ginkgo nuts that, over time, have been calling more and more attention until, at last, we have surrendered to everything they offer.
It is not the first time we have heard about ginkgo since, right here, in Viviendosanos, we have talked about its properties . Already in itself, it is a plant that is capable of changing our lives. Would you be able to let its fruits escape? Let’s focus, this time, on the benefits provided by the Ginkgo nuts and you will see how you are surprised by what they are capable of doing.
What are Ginkgo nuts?
We have already talked about Ginkgo Biloba on other occasions. Moreover, in Viviendosanos, we have spoken only wonders of what these sheets are capable of doing. Its curious shape, its fresh scent and, undoubtedly, we could not take away much of this ancestral tree, because it was capable of eliminating many of our ills. But this time, although we love to talk about the leaves, we are going to talk about its fruits. This time, the protagonists are the Ginkgo nuts .
In itself, this tree is characterized because it can reach 30 meters in height. Also because the leaves can reach a length of 12 centimeters, in addition to having a fan shape. The shape of the tree is of pyramidal style and its bark has an intense grayish color that contrasts with the yellow of the leaves, when the autumn arrives.
Its fruits, is not that they are fruits in themselves. It is considered false fruit , because it is a protection of the tree. The fruit can reach a length of 5 centimeters and its outline is rounded and ovoid. When it comes to ripening, these fruits give off a bad smell to keep predators away and, thus, to fall to the ground and germinate.
Luckily, inside there is a kind of bone, but that is nothing more than a somewhat stiffer shell surrounding the seed . In that seed we can find a lot of nutrients and properties . These seeds, called Ginkgo nuts, are what we will use to improve our health, in this article. Let’s see what they can offer us.
Properties and benefits of Ginkgo nuts
The leaves of the Ginkgo were incredible. They offered a series of properties and benefits that are hard to imagine. Something so simple and so powerful was very striking. But more striking and powerful is the nut of this same tree . If you do not believe it, you just have to read its properties and benefits.
The properties speak of the composition and the agents of which the ginkgo nut stands out. Let’s see if they are as amazing as the leaves of this tree:
-It is rich in many types of acids : ascorbic, aspartic, oleic, citric, linoleic … These acids are essential and very compatible with the organism.
-It also has natural sugars characteristic of vegetables : raffinose, which is the sugar of the flower, glucomannan and sucrose. In addition, the ginkgo nut or seed is rich in fructose.
-Essential amino acids and very important for the body like tryptophan. We also have arginine, lysine, leucine, valine …
-It has vitamins of groups A, B, C and J.
-They have bibobalide, which is a sesquiterpene lactone, which protects the brain .
-Up flavonoids, which we already know are very important to maintain youth and strength .
-It is a great source of fiber .
-And another of the strengths is the amount of minerals it has inside. It seems a lie, that in a piece of ginkgo nut, so many elements can be concentrated: potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron …
What do we get with these properties? Well, a lot of benefits that you do not expect:
-Improves blood circulation .
-Treats arteriosclerosis .
-Treats hypertension .
-Brain protector .
-Act against depression .
-Improve concentration .
-It can help treat clots and prevent thrombs
When to take the Ginkgo nuts
We love the properties you have and, especially, its benefits. It seems to be short, but not at all, because it can affect many fields. So, if you do not know what is the best time to take ginkgo nuts, you may, by looking at these situations, get close to what you want to know.
-In the circulation of the legs and arms, especially when there is poor circulation .
-It helps to relax the extremities , by improving circulation.
-Treats Raynaud’s disease because it improves circulation and prevents the creation of points in the extremities.
-Prevents thrombosis and stroke .
-It is used against diabetes , especially because they tend to lose their sight or have vision problems. A little bit of Ginkgo in their diet and they can avoid greater evils.
-Apart from circulation, it has also been used for ear and vertigo problems . -Balance is very involved, but it can help to maintain it with the extract.
-It is anti-inflammatory and at the time of menstruation, pain decreases noticeably.
-It is also used if you have hair loss .
-It affects the learning and loss of memory of our elders.
-In addition, it allows to improve the mood . It is used in cases of depression.
We already know everything we need to know about ginkgo and how its nuts are able to do in our health. Do not stop looking for them in specialized stores to be able to take advantage of their benefits as soon as possible. But always remember to consult a doctor, to avoid possible allergies or toxicities.