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What are the side effects of taking ginkgo?

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Ginkgo leaf supplements are generally safe. In some people, they can cause headache, dizziness, heart palpitations, nausea, gas, and diarrhea. Allergies to ginkgo can trigger rashes or more serious effects.

From: Ginkgo Biloba WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 08, 2017

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SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 08, 2017

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