Gingko biloba is best used as a standardized extract. It is commonly used to enhance memory and brain function. It improves blood flow to the brain and acts as an antioxidant to protect brain cells from damage. It also improves peripheral circulation and may be beneficial in diabetic retinopathy, tinnitus, vertigo, erectile dysfunction, dizziness. Best results are obtained when the herb is taken consistently for 2 to 3 months. Gingko is an excellent remedy to take to slow the aging process and protect the nervous and cardiovascular systems.