Gincosan
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Supports memory, concentration and cognitive function
A box of Gincosan

Gincosan is a herbal medicine that supports mental energy during times of stress

Do you feel mentally tired, or like your brain is overloaded? We all feel overstressed and exhausted sometimes, but there are ways you can beat the brain drain. Gincosan is a natural medicine that is formulated to assist with mental fatigue, and to maintain healthy mental energy during times of increased stress. By aiding mental alertness and clarity, Gincosan can also provide focus during times of increased demand.

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

Gincosan can be used to help:

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

Panax Ginseng, one of the key natural ingredients in Gincosan, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine as an adaptogen to increase resistance to physical, chemical, and biological stress. Ginkgo biloba, the other key ingredient in Gincosan has been shown to support mental function by promoting cerebral and peripheral circulation.

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What makes Gincosan Different?

Gincosan contains a clinically researched combination of Ginkgo biloba (GK501®) and Panax ginseng (G115®) shown to help assist 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

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 4 weeks, or as directed by your healthcare professional. 2

Always read the label. Use only as directed.

Tolerability

Gincosan is well tolerated.

Panax ginseng may reduce the effect of warfarin (or other coumarin anticoagulants). There may be an interaction between Panax ginseng and blood thinners. For more specific information see the FAQ section below.

 

Frequently asked questions

Is Gincosan likely to interact with any medications?

Check with your healthcare practitioner before commencing Gincosan if you are taking warfarin medication, as Ginkgo biloba may interfere with this medication.

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, headache and/or diarrhoea.

Tell your healthcare professional as soon as possible and stop taking Gincosan if you notice any allergic reaction such as skin irritation or swelling. These a rare side effects of Gincosan. Allergic reactions are serious side effects of any medicines, and requires medical attention.  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.

Does Gincosan contain any allergens?

Gincosan contains no added gluten, wheat or yeast.

Gincosan contains a very small amount of lactose (55.5 mg) in each capsule.

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.