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Forskolin

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What other names is Forskolin known by?

17beta-acetoxy-8,13-epoxy-1alpha, 6beta,9alpha-trihydroxylabd-14-en-11-one, Borforsin, Coleus, Coleus barbatus, Coleus forskolii, Coleus forskohlii, Colforsin, Colforsine, Forskohlii, Forskolin, Forskolina, Forskoline, HL-362, L-75-1362B, Plectranthus barbatus.

What is Forskolin?

Forskolin is extracted from the roots of the plant Plectranthus barbatus (Coleus forskohlii).

Possibly Effective for...

  • Use by injection for a heart condition called idiopathic congestive cardiomyopathy.
  • Asthma, when inhaled (breathed in).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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