Coleus forskohlii


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Coleus forskohlii

(kō′lē-ŭs for″skō′lē-ī″, ′lē-ē)
A member of the mint family that is used in Ayurvedic medicine as an extract to treat diverse conditions, including weight loss and asthma.
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Zestra for Women has been under development since 1997 and is a proprietary blend of all-natural botanical ingredients; Borage seed oil, Evening primrose oil, Angelica root extract, Coleus forskohlii extract, ascorbyl palmitate, dl-alpha tocopherol and natural fragrances.
Forskolin is an extract prepared from the herb Coleus forskohlii, a member of the mint family of plants that grows wild in some parts of India.
INCI name: Triticum vulgate (wheat) germ extract, olea europaea (olive) fruit extract, coleus forskohlii root extract, polygonum cuspidatum extract, caprylic/capric /myristic/stearic triglyceride
Coleus forskohlii is the only known plant source of forskolin, which has traditionally been used to increase lean body mass and optimize body composition.
Sabinsa alleged that there was a likelihood of confusion between Sabinsa's registered trademark ForsLean and Creative Compounds' unregistered mark Forsthin, both of which use Coleus forskohlii extract.
In addition, it is a direct delivery system for both a peptide fraction from Coleus Forskohlii (increases cAMP which is involved in cellular energetics), and resveratrol from Japanese Bamboo.
The bronchodilator action of Coleus forskohlii makes it a reasonable first choice, not only due to its bronchodilator activity but also to its positive inotropic effect on the myocardium (Bone 1996).
Garlic capsules and a standardized extract from the herb Coleus forskohlii have been used successfully to reduce hypertension.
FB3 is a proprietary, international patent-pending blend of Coleus forskohlii, Salacia reticulata and Sesamum indicum--standardized, respectively, for diterpene forskolin, kotanol and salacinol, and sesamin.
It also contains Coleus Forskohlii Extract, which helps to increase the production of insulin and helps with fat burning.
Today it is known that forskolin is produced exclusively by the roots of the species Coleus forskohlii, together with a plethora of different diterpenes, hence its availability is restricted.
Herbal tablet containing extracts equivalent to dry: Coleus forskohlii 5.