Coleus Forskohlii and its benefits


Coleus is a hard plant belonging to Lamiaceae family, commonly known as Mint family. It generally grows on the dry slopes of lower Himalayas, plains in Uttar Pradesh. It contains large content of essential oil, so the plant itself is extremely fragrant. The principal part of Coleus pale fibrous roots is medically used.

Forskohlii coleus working methodology & uses:

Coleus forskohlii is nowadays used to treat excessive weight by breaking down the adipose tissue and preventing the production of fatty tissue. It has the ability to stimulate the metabolism mildly by increasing thyroid hormones and increases insulin secretion. Diterpenoid is the principal active compound for such therapeutic indications and this plant-derived compound directly stimulates the adenylate enzyme which in turn stimulates cellular cyclic AMP which boosts the metabolism. This natural ayurvedic medicine form does not lead to any complications.

Coleus is available in the form of tonic that stimulates digestion and assists the nutrients absorption in the small intestine.

Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the fluid pressure in the eyeball increases and gradually leads to loss of vision. Researchers found that the topical application of 1% Forskolin eye drop controls the intraocular pressure.

Forskolin is potential in treating numerous digestive disorders. It has been used as a natural remedy for intestinal spasms, vomiting, nausea, stomach ache and it works as a purgative. Some experts suggested that Forskolin has the tendency to stimulate the immune system and protect the body from various health issues.

Some studies revealed that the herbal forskohlii promotes nerve repair and could be used to treat Parkinson’s disease and other nerve damages occur due to accidents and trauma.

Increased cellular cyclic AMP reduces histamine which is responsible for allergies and it treats the allergies successfully. Coleus is also used as a bronchodilator with an anti-histamine action, helping to treat asthma. Eczema, psoriasis and hypothyroidism are well treated with coleus forskohlii due to its increased ability of AMP. Coleus forskohlii herb is popular for angina and heart health. It has the tendency to lower the high blood pressure by relaxing the arterial walls. In other terms it is called as a natural ayurvedic medicine to treat the aforesaid problem with mild side effects, may be.

Safety of Coleus Forskohlii

Forskohlii is a safe natural supplement to reduce weight because it is made up of 100% natural ingredients. This is in large contrast to synthetic weight loss products which contain chemicals which may be harmful to you.

Dosage recommendation depends on the age, overall health and wellness of an individual. General doses are recommended between 100-250 mg, two times daily is considered as safe. Fluid extract dosage of Coleus Forskohlii between 6-12 ml daily is recommended as safe, while 2-4 ml of a standardized extract that contains 10-20% Forskolin has been determined as safe when taken two to three times daily.

Coleus Forskohlii is a natural ayurvedic medicine which is derived from the plant, so side effects will not be as severe as synthetic drugs. When any abnormal side effects persist, discontinue the medication.

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