INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Coleus Forskohlii

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical, Extract

Also Known As: Borforsin, Coleus, Coleus barbatus

Coleus Forskohlii is a tropical perennial plant, which produces forskolin.  It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and other traditions for a variety of ailments, including heart and respiratory disorders.  Forskolin is thought to work on muscles of the heart and blood vessel walls, helping to widen the blood vessels.

Coleus Forskohlii is used in health supplements today to promote good health in several of the key systems of the body.

 

MORE COMING SOON

In the meantime see the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for coleus, the Examine.com entry for Coleus forskohlii, the Drugs.com entry for forskolin, or the WebMD entry for coleus for more information.