Regardless, the impact is not believed to be noteworthy; ginkgo may help lessen positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia when combined with antipsychotic medications.

Gulping ginkgo leaf extract by mouth daily, along with routine antipsychotic medications for 8-16 weeks, can make a difference in lowering some symptoms of schizophrenia. It might also decrease the harmful effects of antipsychotic drugs, like thirst, constipation, and tardive dyskinesia, a movement disorder.