Stimulating, moving, and ancient–a grounding herb expands our breath and presence. 

Latin: Ginkgo biloba | Chinese Medicine: Yin Xing Ye

Class: relieve coughing and wheezing, invigorate blood 

Taste: neutral, bitter, sweet 

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Traditional Use

This ancient tree has been providing healing since the jurassic era. In traditional Chinese medicine, Gingko or Yin Xing Ye has been used to support and descend lung qi to calm shortness of breath, coughing, or wheezing. Ginkgo's neutral nature doesn’t alter the natural balance of the body while moving blood, phlegm, and qi. 

Spiritual Use

The ancient nature of this tree provides unique and unrelenting grounding. Working with ginkgo reminds us of our own lineage and reminds us to connect to our own inner ancient. 


Ginkgo has been shown to improve mental function and memory, increase blood flow, and ease upper respiratory distress.


Should not be consumed with shellfish. Ginkgo is considered possibly unsafe to take during pregnancy.

Consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

Methods: leaves, nuts, and seeds are used.

Gingko in Self Ceremony products