Forskolin is known as a herbal extract from the roots or leaves of Coleus forskohlii plant which is a member of the mint family. It is usually grown in the tropical and the subtropics of Asia, India and in East Africa alike. Only until now due to the concern of modern medicine is the supplement known widely.
What is forskolin used for?
Forskolin has been used for a long chain of illnesses since time immemorial. In fact, it is known as the cure-all medicine because it was believed to relieve the conditions of these illnesses which didn’t have really any connection whatsoever. This includes stomach disorders, infections, rheumatism, anti-inflammatory properties, cardiovascular functions and now for weight loss.
Does forskolin work?
This has really been a controversial topic since its discovery in the world of weight loss. According to studies available, people who used it for the above mentioned cases attested that there was a relief after its ingestion. However, these studies have really no clinical evidence backing it still and make people to keep asking the question, does forskolin work? Many issues of people who were not successful with the product should be blamed on either the use of substandard brand, which does not contain the appropriate quantity of the active ingredient as the product alleged and secondly, the way of use. These determine if the supplement does work or not. Of course, every supplement requires a quantity to become potent, when and how it should be taken.
In summary, the potency of the supplement lies in the brand quality and the user’s accordance to the guide. Ensure to use a recommended brand and stick with the recommended dosage given to you by a physician.