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Ginkgo Biloba, a medicinal plant which has been used for therapeutic purposes for over two thousand years in China. This herb has been reported to alleviate a multitude of ailments, including asthma, nervousness, bronchitis, skin problems, and many more. Notably, it has been shown to reduce blood pressure with hypertensive individuals. High blood pressure, or hypertension, can trigger strokes or even cardiac arrest. Ginkgo Biloba actually has many circulatory benefits. For example, the plant’s medicinal effects include increasing cerebral blood flow as well as decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Ginkgo Biloba works to dilate the blood vessels and improve blood flow. Moreover, the plant also has mental health benefits. Several studies report that Ginkgo Biloba alleviates depressive symptoms and increases the efficacy of antidepressants. 

Bacopa Monnieri is a plant native to India, used medically for roughly three millennia. In fact, primary sources indicate that the herb was utilized by ancient scholars to improve mental sharpness and memorization. The Bacopa extract is still used to boost mental acuity today. Additionally, it has been shown to improve the body’s physical reaction to stress. Bacopa Monnieri is an adaptogen, which is a compound that is known to alleviate physical responses to stress. Experiments and studies have reported Bacopa extract as limiting stress-caused damage to ulcers. The plant also mitigates stress by improving blood flow and regulating high blood pressure in stressed individuals. Its inclusion in Extremity Warmth enhances circulatory benefits as well as other aspects while still being a completely natural alternative to other medications. It is typically known for improving cognitive performance, but it has also been used successfully for circulatory improvement.  By releasing nitric oxide, it helps dilate blood vessels, resulting in improved blood flow.  Bacopa has an abundant source of bioactive compounds that are known to produce vasodilation. 

Gotu Kola has been used in China for thousands of years. The Chinese noted the herb’s ability to treat respiratory infections, with it being labeled “the fountain of life” on account of an old legend of a Chinese herbalist who supposedly lived for two hundred years using Gotu Kola. In the past, the plant was utilized for a myriad of different conditions ranging from syphilis to epilepsy to a common fever. Today, Gotu Kola is primarily used to treat varicose veins, or veins that appear enlarged or swollen as a result of insufficient blood flow. Although usually benign, varicose veins can cause discomfort. Gotu Kola has been observed to alleviate venous insufficiency, a condition in which poor blood flow causes the legs to swell. In general, many studies have reported Gotu Kola as having important circulatory benefits that can greatly improve an individual’s physical health. Modern research reveals that Gotu Kola contains compounds called triterpenoids, which are mainly responsible for wound-healing and vascular effects.  The herb has been proven to help improve poor circulation, swollen and aching leg veins.  Gotu Kola has also been observed to alleviate venous insufficiency, a condition in which causes poor blood flow.