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How should I take ginkgo biloba?

Gingko biloba comes in the form of teas, liquids, colas, capsules, extracts, sprays, bars and tablets. Follow all instructions and warnings on the package of your gingko biloba. Taking gingko biloba with food and a full glass of water will help your body absorb this supplement. Do not take gingko biloba with any medications that may interact with it, especially blood thinners and seizure drugs.

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