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  • Botanical name: Coleus Forskohlii -Labiatate
  • Coleus forskohlii is a member of the mint family.
  • Other names: Pashanbad ,Makkari beru , Patther Chur , Pashan Bhedi , Mainmul, Karpuravali
  • There are more than 150 species of the plant
  • Coleus is a well known Ayuvedic herb that can help support overall vitality and wellbeing.
  • Coleus forskohlii grows wild on the mountain slopes of Nepal, India, and Thailand
  • Cultivated in Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Mharastra, Rajastan and Karnataka
  • There are many companies manufacturing, exporting these products from India
  • Coleus contains a substance called
    forskolin which has been found to stabilize the cells that release histamine and other inflammatory compounds. Forskolin increases the levels of the cellular messenger
    cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate (cAMP) which is a major regulator of fat-burning enzymes and a messenger that reacts with certain hormones to direct metabolic changes inside cells. Therefore, it has been chosen as a herb of choice in replacing ephedra and ma
    huang for weight loss.
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About the Product
  • About Coleus
  • What is Coleus
  • The Painted Nettle
  • Coleus forskohlii
  • Plant Evaluation
  • The Colors of Coleus
Government Support
  • Forest Department Actions
  • Financial Assistances
  • Details of Development Assistance in India
Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Development of Coleus forskohlii as a medicinal crop
  • Potential in Controlling Obesity
  • Terpenes and their Derivatives
  • Weight Loss Market
Markets - articles
  • Buyers, Importers & Users
  • Directory of Companies, Suppliers & Exporters in India
  • Products in the Market Place
  • Exporters Challenges
Standards & Quality related Information
  • Safety Notice
  • Material Safety Data Sheet
Articles of  Interest
  • About uses for Women
  • Research Papers
  • Publications


Indian Scenario
  • Notes on Indian Industry
  • Developments
  • Developments in Kerala
  • Developments in Tamil Nadu
  • ForsLean Cultivation
  • Cultivation Economics
  • Coleus Forskohlii Herb Extract 
  • Coleus Oil
Top Company Profiles
  • Ingredients Company in Delhi
  • Bangalore Company
  • Technology Company
  • Karnataka Company
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