COLEUS FORSKOHLII also Known as Coleous
Coleus Forskohlii

Coleus Forskohlii

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Common Name
Coleus Forskohlii
Lamiaceae
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Grows on the dry slopes on the indian plains and in the foothills of the himalayas.
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Coleous

Uses:

Coleus is found to be effective in skin conditions as eczema and psoriasis.

Coleus is primarily indicated for cardiovascular diseases including hypertension, congestive heart failure and angina

Studies have indicated the use of coleus for asthma, intestinal colic, uterine cramps, as well as painful urination.

Coleus can aid in weight loss due to its ability to breakdown stored fat as well as inhibit the synthesis of adipose tissue, additionally, it increases thyroid hormone production and release thereby increasing metabolism.

Ophthalmic preparation of forskolin to the eyes lowers eye pressure thus reducing the risk of Glaucoma

Coleus can aid in digestive and malabsorption disorders through its ability to stimulate secretion of saliva, hydrochloric acid, pepsin, amalyase and pancreatic enzymes and increase nutrient absorption in the small intestine