Though this herb has been used for centuries in the Ayurvedic tradition of India, it is one of those herbs that has never gained the respect it deserves in the west. Used for high blood pressure, asthma, allergies, eczema, psoriasis and glaucoma, research now points to it as a weight loss herb. Now the west will notice! . . . 


In this 12 week double-blind, placebo-controlled study, thirty overweight men were given either 250mg of Coleus forskohlii, standardized for 10% forskolin, or a placebo twice a day. The Coleus forskohlii group had a significant decrease in body fat and a significant increase in bone mass.

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