Herb of the Day: Coleus

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Scientific Name: Coleus forskohlii

Key Actions: Antispasmodic | Dilates blood vessels | Lowers blood pressure

Common Use: Cardiovascular problems, asthma

Common Dosage Form: Standardized extract

Fun Fact: Commonly used in Ayruvedic medicine, this herb’s main active ingredient is forskolin which helps improve cyclic AMP levels.

Source: http://www.indo-world.com/coleus_forskohli/coleus_forskohli.htm
Image: https://mastermuscle.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/coleus-forskohlii1.jpg

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