Forskolin extract is a herbal supplement derived from the Coleus forskohlii, a herb that has historically been used in Ayurveda (Ayurveda medicine). The plant is a member of the mint family and is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of India and East Africa.
The plant has played a crucial role in the Indian traditional medicine for decades. It was and is still used in the treatment of digestive disorders (gastric and intestinal spasm, nausea, and stomachache), infections (ringworms, syphilis...e.t.c), skin conditions (wounds, burns, insect bites, and allergies), rheumatism, relieving neck stiffness, as an oral contraceptive, and to induce menstruation. Today, the extracts of the plant (forskolin) are increasingly being used as a weight loss supplement by overweight and obese people.
Forskolin General Uses, In The Medical Industry and Its Benefits
Forskolin derivatives have been used in the treatment of cardiovascular complications such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and angina. It’s believed that it elevates cAMP levels, resulting in the relaxation of arteries, and increased force of contraction of the heart muscle. Various studies have shown its ability to dramatically improve left ventricular function and overall cardiovascular function.
In the treatment of Asthma and Allergies ...