Gincosan
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Supports memory, concentration and cognitive function

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Is Gincosan right for you? Ginkgo biloba leaves

Do you feel mentally tired? Is your brain overloaded?  

If you need assistance with mental fatigue or are looking to boost your mental energy, Gincosan may be an option for you.

Gincosan can be used to help:

  • Aid mental energy
  • Assist mental performance
  • Support healthy memory

Gincosan is clinically researched to help relieve mental fatigue and assist mental energy levels.1 This proven natural formulation supports healthy brain function especially during times of increased demand.  Gincosan can also assist with mental alertness and clarity, providing benefit to those needing to focus and concentrate during times of increased demand.2

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The Gincosan Difference

Gincosan is a natural medicine clinically researched to help relieve mental fatigue, support memory and aid mental performance. It contains a proven combination of Ginkgo biloba (GK501®) and Panax ginseng (G115®) shown to help asssist mental energy levels and support healthy brain function. Research suggests Gincosan improves oxygen and nutrient supply to the brain, helping to support mental performance especially during times of increased demand.3

Further trials with Gincosan show it supports healthy memory with positive effects on both short and long term memory. 2  By aiding mental alertness and clarity, Gincosan can also provide focus during times of increased stress.

Learn more about Ginkgo biloba >Learn more about Panax ginseng>

Product details

Ingredients

Gincosan contains a combination of two specific extracts: Ginkgo biloba (GK501) and Panax Ginseng (G115). This combination has demonstrated effectiveness and tolerability in multiple clinical trials. Learn more about Ginkgo biloba and Panax ginseng.

Each capsule contains extracts equivalent to dry: Ginkgo biloba leaf 2.16 g standardised ginkgo flavonglycosides 14.7 mg standardised to ginkgosides & bilobalide 3.6 mg Panax ginseng root 212.5 mg standardised to ginsenosides 4 mg.

 

Directions for use

Recommended dosage and directions

Adults: Take one capsule after breakfast and one after lunch or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.

Studies show that in times of increased demand, Gincosan can be taken on the day to support mental energy and performance.3,4 However, to experience full benefits it is recommended to take Gincosan for at least 14 weeks2, or as directed by your healthcare professional. 

Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional.

Tolerability

Gincosan is well tolerated.

Panax ginseng may reduce the effect of warfarin (or other coumarin anticoagulants). There may be an interaction between Ginkgo biloba and anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs (blood thinners). Patients on blood thinning medications should seek medical advice before starting Gincosan.

 

Frequently asked questions

Is Gincosan likely to interact with any medications?

Before starting Gincosan, it is advised to tell your healthcare professional if you are taking any other medicines, including any that you get without a prescription.

Some medicines and Gincosan may interfere with each other.

These include:

·        efavirenz or efavirenz-containing medications (anti-retroviral medicines, such as those used in HIV)

·        blood thinning medications (medicines that increase the tendancy to bleed), such as anticoagulants, antithrombotics, and antiplatelet medicines.

These medicines may be affected by Gincosan or may affect how well it works. You may need different amounts of your medicines, or you may need to take different medicines.

See your healthcare professional if you are taking or plan to take any of the above medications before taking Gincosan.

 
Is Gincosan likely to have any side effects?

Gincosan is generally well tolerated.

In rare cases Gincosan may have unwanted side effects in some people. Tell your healthcare professional if you are not feeling well while taking Gincosan or if you notice any of the following and it worries you:

  • gastrointestinal discomfort, such as nausea, stomach pain, and/or diarrhoea

  • headache

These are rare side effects of Gincosan.

Tell your healthcare professional as soon as possible and stop taking Gincosan if you notice any of the following:

  • allergic reaction such as hives, rash, skin irritation, swelling of hands, feet or face

This is a rare side effect of Gincosan. Allergic reactions are serious side effects of any medicines, and requires medical attention.

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some people.   It is important to speak with your healthcare professional if you are concerned about possible side effects.

How long will it take to notice results?

Studies show that in times of increased demand, Gincosan can be taken on the day to support mental energy and performance.4,5

However, to experience full benefits it is recommended to take Gincosan for at least 4 weeks2 or as directed by your healthcare professional.  

Can Gincosan be used during pregnancy and lactation?

Gincosan is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation as there are no published studies to establish its safe use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

How does Gincosan differ to other Ginkgo biloba and Panax ginseng products?

Gincosan is a clinically proven combination of specific extracts of Ginkgo Biloba (GK 501) and Panax Ginseng (G 115). This exclusive formula has been shown in clinical trials to support mental energy and memory. When taking Gincosan, you can be confident you are receiving a consistent natural medicine that has been tested in clinical trials.

Consistency is important as there can be great natural variation in the extracts of Panax Ginseng and Ginkgo Biloba used in natural medicines. Even if these products appear to use the same active ingredients, they can differ due to the plant that is used, growing methods, harvesting processes and manufacturing methods. The outcomes of clinical studies for natural medicines may only apply to the product that has been examined in the clinical trials.

Is Gincosan gluten free?

Yes, Gincosan has no added gluten, wheat or yeast.

Does Gincosan contain lactose?

Yes, Gincosan contains a very small amount of lactose (65 mg) in each capsule.

Does Gincosan contain sugars or sugar alcohols?

Yes, Gincosan capsules contain small amounts of glucose and mannitol.

Do Gincosan capsules need to be swallowed whole?

Yes, Gincosan capsules should be swallowed whole and not broken or chewed.

Should Gincosan be stopped before surgery?

It is recommended to discuss this with your healthcare professional, including your anaesthetist and surgeon.

Will Gincosan affect my ability to drive and operate machinery?

Gincosan capsules have no known adverse effects in these situations.

Where can I find Gincosan?

Gincosan is available from naturopaths, selected health food stores and pharmacies. Go to the Where to buy button above and follow the instructions, you will be able to find a list of practitioners and pharmacies in your state who either stock Gincosan or will know how to order Gincosan. Even if your local pharmacy is not on the list, they will be able to order it in for you.

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References

1. Wesnes KA, et al. Psychopharmacol Bull. 1997;33(4):677-683.  2. Wesnes KA, et al. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2000;152(4):353-61.  3. Scholey A and Kennedy O (2002). “Acute, dose-dependant cognitive effects of Ginkgo biloba, Panax ginseng and their combination in healthy young volunteers:differential interactions with cognitive demand” Human Psychopharmacol Clin Exp 17: 35-44.  4. Kennedy, D. O., et al. (2000). "The dose-dependent cognitive effects of acute administration of Ginkgo biloba to healthy young volunteers." Psychopharmacology 151(4): 416-423.

 

​GK501® is a  trademark registered in Switzerland.

G115® is a  trademark of Pharmaton SA registered in multiple countries and used under license.