The coleus plant, a member of the mint family, is a popular garden plant thanks to its brightly coloured leaves of green and purple.
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The coleus plant, a member of the mint family, is a popular garden plant thanks to its brightly coloured leaves of green and purple. But that’s not all it has to offer! The root has been used as medicine since ancient times. It's rich in forskolin, a compound that helps regulate the metabolism of glucose, proteins and lipids, as well as the function of hormones like adrenaline. Common medicinal uses include; to lower blood pressure, for weight loss, liver protection, to reduce symptoms of psoriasis and treating asthma and allergies.
|Botanical Name||Coleus forskohlii|
|Organic Status||Certified Organic|
|Country of Origin||India|
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