Forskolin plant extract is an intensely studied constituent known to elevate levels of cAMP, or cyclic AMP, a second “messenger” (cell-regulating compound) essential for eliciting the correct reaction of cells to extracellular signals and hormones. The natural supplement also supports cellular communication within the pituitary-hypothalamus gland axis. Increasing cAMP provides a broad range of physiological benefits, such as blocking platelet activation for reduction of blood clots, reducing histamine release to control allergy symptoms and stimulating systemic lipolysis (fat oxidation). According to the Natural Medicines Database, Forskolin plant extracts have been used to treat various health problems ranging from eczema and psoriasis to hypertension, obesity and heart disease.
How does the plant extract work?
Forskolin works by utilizing its natural forskohlii root extract. From its reputation, it proves that it helps to activate the breakdown of the body fat and releases fatty acids from the adipose tissue. When this happens, it activates your body’s natural thermogenic process which facilitates fat burning activities that will result in lower body fat levels in a safe and a reliable method. A user has indicated in one of the supplement reviews that the more he took the supplement; the fat in his body reduces. And the more the lean body mass increases, the tighter and a hotter (nice body build) his body became.
Forskohlii Plant Benefits
- The plant extracts are most commonly used as a weight loss supplement.
- In one of the reviews when a user compared it with another supplement (name withheld), it produced favorable modifications in body compositing by reducing body fat mass and body fat percentage.
- It also has increased level of serum free testosterone, a beneficial side effect potentially providing a health advantage in obese or overweight men.