Ginkgo biloba L.
Seeds (removed off the outer spermoderm)
Neutral nitrogen-free component: may cause convulsion and paralysis of medulla oblongata in mice
Astringes the lung and relieves dyspnea
Clears away turbid substance and decreases frequency of micturition
White and turbid urine
Decoction 6-9 g
Crude seed or large dosage may cause poisoning.
Should be decocted for a long time.