Polysomnographic effects of adjuvant ginkgo biloba therapy in patients with major depression medicated with trimipramine.

19 Mar 2001Hemmeter U, Annen B, Bischof R, Brüderlin U, Hatzinger M, Rose U, Holsboer-Trachsler E.

240mg Egb-761 over four weeks to depressed persons currently on therapy (trimipramine) was able to improve sleep efficiency by reducing the frequency of waking and increasing non-REM sleep, although REM sleep was unaffected.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
4 weeks
16 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Ginkgo Biloba Herb risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Ginkgo Biloba

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

Low evidence