People take Forskolin in order to enhance various body functions. It is derived from leaves and roots of a plant called Coleus forskohlii. The important components found in this native Indian plant was utilized by medical practitioners of ancient times, which are now used by modern doctors for treating heart problems, respiratory problems and achieving weight loss.
How forskolin is used?
For many years medical practitioners used it to treat asthma and other respiratory problems. It is also used for treatment of heart ailments like angina, which is a kind of chest pain and also high BP. In addition to that forskolin is also used for the treatment of various skin problems. These days, it is also used for weight loss applications and short term treatment of obesity.
Its other uses are treatment of following health problems
- Intestinal colic
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Bladder infections
- Reducing menstrual cramps
- Urinary tract infections
Many doctors have also used it for treatment of few types of advanced cancer and sexual problems among men. You can find many articles and reviews written about its effectiveness of weight loss. Many write ups are also available about its effectiveness in treatment of colon cancer and glaucoma caused by intraocular pressure.
How does it work in our body?
With the help of forskolin an enzyme is activated in our cellular structure. This enzyme plays a very important role in functioning of certain body cells. Due to presence of various other proteins a chain reaction takes place inside our body cells. Due to this reason numbers of physiological process gets enabled. Some of the physiological effects are as follows:
- Thyroid gland simulation
- Enhanced release of thyroid hormones
- Suppression of body’s allergic response
- Activates specific platelets to suppress cancer cells
- Reduces blood pressure
How does it help in losing weight?
Usually there are few other ingredients that promotes energy level that encourages burning of fat in the body. Some other ingredients are useful for improving blood pressure, digestion and testosterone level. Experimentally it has been found that if any overweight person takes 250 mg with 10 per cent forskolin daily twice with their diet for 12 weeks then he can get rid of sufficient body fats without doing any other activities.
Additionally it can help in boosting our bone mass. Therefore, it is much beneficial for the treatment of obesity.