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Gincosan®

Enhances mental alertness and cognitive performance

Gincosan

Do you feel mentally tired? Or like your brain is overloaded?

If you are overstressed and looking to improve cognitive performance and memory, Gincosan may be right for you.

Gincosan contains a naturally sourced active ingredient that that’s clinically researched to support healthy cognitive function during times of stress or increased demand.1-6 Gincosan can also be used to support healthy blood circulation particularly to the peripheral areas of the body such as legs, hands and feet.

Always read the label. Follow the directions of use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. 

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Gincosan has been shown to help:

Reduce mental fatigue & support mental alertness

Reduce mental fatigue & support mental alertness

Helps reduce mental fatigue and support healthy mental energy levels1,9

Promote cognitive performance

Promote cognitive performance

Supports mental alertness  and concentration in times of increased demand2,3,5,6 e.g. new job

Support healthy memory

Support healthy memory

Aids memory, improving the retention of information and mental recall2,4,6

Research & Evidence

Gincosan: Key Ingredient

Gincosan contains a patented combination of specific extracts of Panax Ginseng C.A. Meyer and Ginkgo biloba. The specific standardised extracts used in Gincosan – known as GK501® and G115® – have been researched for over 20 years and this specific combination has been the subject of more than 7 clinical trials.1-6,9

trials & studies
7+ clinical trials
20 years

Using Gincosan

Recommended dosage & directions

Adults: Take one capsule after breakfast and one after lunch or as advised by your health professional.

Studies have shown that in times of increased demand, Gincosan can be taken on the day to support mental alertness and performance.3,5 However, to experience full benefits it is recommended to take Gincosan for at least 4 weeks.2

Some medicines and Gincosan may interfere with each other. These include blood thinning medications such as anticoagulants. See your health professional if you plan to take any of the above medications before taking Gincosan.

More information is available in the FAQs below.

Always read the label. Follow the directions of use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. 

Active ingredient

Each capsule of Gincosan contains extracts of:

Ginkgo biloba (GK501) 60 mg equiv. to dry leaf 2.16 g stand. to ginkgo flavonglycosides 14.7 mg and ginkgolides & bilobalide 3.6 mg

Panax ginseng (G115) 100 mg equiv. to dry root 212.5 mg stand. to ginsenosides 4 mg

FAQs

Medicines with naturally sourced active ingredients can vary considerably depending on the species of plant chosen, the way it’s grown, harvested, and produced. Therefore, it’s essential to ensure the active ingredient in your product is the same type, and in the same quantity, as the one tested in clinical trials.

In Gincosan, we take care to use the same specific Ginkgo biloba and Panax ginseng extracts (combination of GK501 and G115) with the same specifications that have been researched in clinical studies to aid cognitive function and mental performance.1-6  That’s why you can be confident that Gincosan can offer the benefits demonstrated in the research.

Studies show that in times of increased demand, Gincosan can be taken on the day to support mental energy and performance.3

However, to experience full benefits it is recommended to take Gincosan for at least 12 weeks or as directed by your healthcare professional. 2 

 

Contains lactose (55.5mg), and gelatine of bovine origin. No added gluten, wheat, soy, yeast, egg, sugar, salt, artificial flavourings, colours or preservatives.

Contains a small amount of glucose and mannitol.

Some medicines and Gincosan may interfere with each other. It is important to speak with a healthcare professional before starting Gincosan if you are taking prescription medications. Medical advice should also be sought before planned surgical or dental procedures.

Caution is advised in patients with bleeding disorders and for those on medications that may increase the risk of bleeding (ie. Warfarin and other anticoagulant, anti-platelet medication).

If you are unsure, speak to your health professional about whether Gincosan is right for you.

 

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

This medicine is not expected to affect your ability to drive a car or operate machinery.

Studies with pregnant or breastfeeding women are so far not available. In the absence of sufficient data, the use of Gincosan during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended. It is important to speak with a health professional if you have specific questions or concerns. 

If you are going to have surgery or dental procedures, tell your health professional that you have been taking Gincosan. It may increase the risk of bleeding and may affect other medicines used during surgery.

It is recommended to stop Gincosan at least 2 weeks prior to surgery. However, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare professional, including your anaesthetist and surgeon.

Gincosan is available from select naturopaths and health food stores. 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.

References

  1. Wesnes KA, et al. Psychopharmacol Bull 1997;33(4):677-683.  
  2. Wesnes KA, et al. Psychopharmacology 2000;152(4):353-61.
  3. Scholey AB, Kennedy DO. Hum Psychopharmacol 2002;17(1):35-44.
  4. Kennedy DO, et al. Nutr Neurosci 2001;4(5):399-412.
  5. Kennedy DO, et al. Physiol Behav 2002;75(5):739-51.
  6. Kwiecinski H, et al. Eur J Clin Res 1997;9:59-67.
  7. Brinkley TE, et al. Am J Hypertens 2010;23:528–33.
  8. Keheyan G, et al. Plant Foods Hum Nutr 2011;66:209–11.
  9. Reay, JL, Kennedy DO & Scholey AB, J Psychopharmacol. 2005 Jul;19(4):357-65.

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