Ginkgo biloba and Panax ginseng in history
Ginkgo biloba L. belongs to the family of Ginkgoaceae, and is believed to be the oldest living tree. Extracts and infusions from the leaves of Ginkgo have been used in history for thousands of years.
Panax ginseng is a perennial shrub, native to north-eastern China, Korea and Russia. Panax ginseng was first recorded in Chinese medicine over 2000 years ago, and was already the subject of over 600 published books and papers before the year 2000.