From the earliest establish communities of humans, herbs were valued for their ability to combat disease and treat injuries. According to fossil records, ginkgo biloba dates back to Paleozoic period-and was undoubtedly a curative used by early Homo sapiens. Herbal remedies were eventually found in most ancient cultures: they were praised by the Greeks and Romans, written down in Indian holy books by ayurvedic physicians, Utilize throughout the Middle East, detailed in the journals of Chinese doctors, and valued by indigenous people everywhere, for use in their healing rituals. But with the advent of modern medicine, sophisticated new drugs nearly supplanted the time honored herbal remedies. That is, until it turned out that certain serious diseases continue to evade the search for cures, in spite of all the medical advancements. Herbs again came into the spotlight and went under the microscope. Herbal remedies offering the possibilities for treating, slowing, or even preventing modern surges such as cancer Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and HIV/aids.