What is Coleus barbatus?

Coleus barbatus (C. forskohlii) is acclimated medicinally in Africa, Arabia, and Brazil. The basis tubers of the bulb are able and eaten as a additive in India. Other Indian Coleus spp. are acclimated in acceptable Ayurvedic healing. Chemical studies of alcoholic extracts of the tubers of C. barbatus led to abreast of the labdane diterpene forskolin (coleonol), which has become an important analysis apparatus in belief the roles of the agitator adenylate cyclase and cyclic-AMP in cellular physiology. The admixture may eventually become a advantageous biologic in alleviative hypertension, glaucoma, asthma, and assertive cancers. This commodity summarizes the investigations of C. barbatus. Coleus forskohlii is an assemble historically acclimated in Ayurveda medicine.