Coleus Forskohlii is an herbal plant (also known as a power herb) found in India. It has diversified medical benefits and thus has been used for the same through centuries. From serious health ailments like heart failure, asthma, high blood pressure to reducing weight, Coleus Forskohlii Extract provides wholesome health benefits. Some clinical trials done on this power herb for weight loss has proved its benefits beyond any doubt. In one of the clinical trials, six overweight women were given a daily dose of this herbal extract for a period of 8 weeks. After 8 weeks it was found out that these women lost more than 7 pounds which is equal to 8% reduction in the total body fat. A similar trial conducted on some men revealed that when this herbal extract is combined with proper diet and regular exercise, then along with fat reduction there was an improvement in body composition as well as in lean mass. Other than reducing weight, some clinical trials have proved that Forskolin also provides various other health benefits and these are summarized below Forskolin benefits :
- It has been traditionally used for angina and congestive heart failure
- It lowers blood pressure and enhances contractility of the heart, thereby providing overall cardiovascular functionality
- Eye drops that contain forskolin reduces intraocular pressure, which is a key factor that leads to glaucoma
- It provides relief from asthma attack and reduces frequency of attack
- It is an excellent antihistamine heals allergies as well as bronchitis
- It helps in weight loss making the person feel less hungry and at the same time providing him with more energy
- Its anti-inflammatory property is excellent in healing psoriasis and eczema
- It enhances the functionality of the digestive tract which consequently leads to assimilation of food
- Some researchers have proved that froskolin activates lymphocytes and macrophages, this makes the immune system stronger.
Some studies have shown that this power herb may be beneficial in treating HIV; however this is still under the research stage. For example: A double blind clinical trial was conducted in the United States of America and was published in August 2005. The volunteers were 30 overweight male. These men were randomized to take coleus herbal extract which contained 50mg/day of forskolin or placebo for a time period of 12 weeks. It was observed that there was a significant reduction in fat mass as well as body fat percentage. The group that was given coleus, there was a significant increase in the lean body mass as compared to those who were given placebo. Those treated with coleus there was a weight loss of 0.07 kg compared to the placebo group where there was an average weight gain of 1.57 kg. This trial also showed that coleus increased bone density In today’s world of science and innovation people usually don’t realize the goodness of Mother Nature and how it has solved almost all health ailments. Understanding nature’s bliss, Savesta Herbals, a leading herbal extract manufactures and supplies Coleus Forskohlii extract used in various health supplements. Unleash wholesome health benefits that Savesta Herbals has got for you in the form of Coleus Forskohlii extract. Note: The information mentioned in this article is solely the opinion of the author and is published for are for informational purposes only; Savesta Herbals or its affiliates bear no responsibility on the authenticity of the information published herein. Information provided here is not intended to be used for treatments of any physical or neurological ailments. For any treatment one must always take the doctor’s suggestion.