December 07, 2022

Coleus 1:1 (Coleus Forskohlii)


Coleus is useful for metabolic syndrome, hypertension and prevention of heart attacks


5-12 mls per day,40-90 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Hypotensive
  • Antiplatelet
  • Bronchospasmolytic
  • Spasmolytic
  • Cardiotonic
  • Digestive stimulant
  • Aromatic digestive
  • Antiobesity

Key Indications:

  • Assist with weight loss, metabolic syndrome X
  • Hypertension
  • Mild congestive cardiac failure
  • Prevent heart attacks (antiplatelet action)
  • Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Digestive weakness, hypochlorhydria
  • Psoriasis

Major Safety Issues:

Caution in patients taking prescribed medication, especially hypotensive and antiplatelet drugs

Contraindicated in hypotension and peptic ulcer