Coleus Extract

General Information

Local Name           :   Coleus

Part Used              :   Roots

Active Principle     :   Forskolin

Health Benefits

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 low absorption disorders through its ability to stimulate secretion of saliva, hydrochloric acid, pepsin, amylase and pancreatic enzymes and increase nutrient absorption in the small intestine.


Light brown to brown colored hygroscopic powder.