A panel of internationally recognized experts told researchers attending the 41st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) that not all Ginkgo biloba extracts are the same. According the experts, only a few extracts have endured the scrutiny of scientific research investigations. Simply relying on a product label stating "standardized Ginkgo biloba extract" does not guarantee consumers that the product is the same, precise extract each time and, more importantly, that it works. The effectiveness of a Gingko extract depends on the quality of the raw plant material, the manufacturing processes used, and the particular blend of the extract. Consumers who are interested in purchasing a reproducibly effective Ginkgo biloba extract should insist on 'state-of-the-art' manufacturing controls and that the product has undergone clinical research validation before making a purchase."
In Canada check the label for the statement "manufactured in accordance with good manufacturing practices (GMPs)". This means and means that the company manufacturers vitamin supplements using methods acceptable to Health Canada. These high standard practices ensure that the manufacturing plant is clean, the raw ingredients are pure, and the end product is stable and in working order. In a nutshell, it means that the company makes high quality, safe supplements that do their job in the body. If your supplement label doesn
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