Ginkgo nuts are one of the oldest herbs in the Chinese system of medication. This herb is more than 200 million years old and is known by the scientific name of ‘Ginkgo Biloba’. This herb is known by numerous other names such as Bai Guo and Yin-hsing. This plant was found by the Europeans in the year 1730 and is now cultivated in almost every part of the world. The seeds of this herb have been known to be of great medicinal value and this herb is the only member left of its family. Some of the health advantages of this herb are known to be mentioned under.