Ginkgo biloba is the world’s oldest tree. Rich in flavonoids, the extract of ginkgo leaf is a powerful antioxidant, known to help and maintain healthy cognitive functioning. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes its use in the treatment of memory loss, attention disorders and depression.
Ginkgo biloba (Image: Trustees of RBG Kew) | Flickr -26 wooden panels from Japan, each consisting of wood, branches and bark from a teee species, and painted with a representation of the leaves and flowers. Made in Tokyo, 1874. In the Economic Botany Collection at Kew.