In the era of information boom application of ginkgo biloba has never needed, because this plant - the perfect food for the brain. But this is not all that well this plant. But let's order everything.
Pedigree living fossil
Not so many plants and animals can be called living fossils. Hard to believe, but the Ginkgo biloba - a plant that probably ate dinosaurs in the Mesozoic era, and its seeds were transferred over long distances most ancient bird, yet more like dinosaurs. It was a time when the reigning gymnosperms, but all the plants of that era have long become history, and ginkgo biloba survived and Jurassic and Cretaceous, ie, in its original form, there are two hundred million years. Prints its leaves are all the rocks of the time, by the way. Ginkgo belongs to the family of gymnosperms, more precisely, to the seed ferns, which became extinct in the Jurassic and Carbon.
What is surprising is that, unlike other gymnosperms of today, it has leaves. Such is the survivor with a rich history and incredible power: glacial periods, droughts, change continents, abrupt climate change, disasters, nuclear explosions and Chernobyl ... all go, and ginkgo biloba (as it is called in Russian) lives. By the way, it is considered the birthplace of China, but most of all appreciated the Japanese tree and they are - experts on healthy living.