Coleus forskohlii is from the Lamiaceae family and has been used from ancient times in Ayurvedic medicines. It is also known as C. barbatus Benth, Plectranthus forskohlii Willd, P. barbatus Andr, and P. comosus Willemse. It is widely seen in the warm sub-tropical temperate area of India, Thailand and Burma. In India it is used as a condiment also and the oil is extracted from the flesh root material by the process called hydro-distillation. One of the main components of this oil is sequiphellandrene and it provides a pleasant and woody aroma and it acts as an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. Coleus scfe co2 oil slows down the growth of skin pathogens like propionbacterium acnes, staphylococcus aureus, staphyloccus epidermidis and streptococcus mutans.
Good for Acne
It slows down the bacterial strain found in infectious wound and skin eruption and acne. It is very good and effective against the acne caused due to many reasons. The oil is effective the bacterial skin infections and bacterial strain connected with the string of dental caries. If mixed with creams it provides good consistency. When compared with other medicines for the treatment of acne this is by far the best oil. The odor of the oil is quite strong and pungent and to get rid of this one can add drops of tea tree oil, lavender or clover oils. There are no known side effects for this oil. Coleus forskohlii is from family of mints and lavenders. The oil is widely used in many of the popular personal products and cosmetic products.
Reduce Body Fat
Coleus forskohlii increases the amount of cyclic adenosine monophosphate in cells by activating an enzyme named adenylate cyclase. Cyclic AMP (cAMP) is an important secondary messenger in the cell and is considered as the most important cell regulating compounds. Coleus oil is good for people who are trying to reduce body fat. It allows fat loss to occur by boosting the thyroid hormone production and controls the metabolic process and increase the metabolic rate which results in additional fat loss. It boosts the digestive enzymes which help digestion and increase the nutrient absorption in small intestine. It is widely used as a sport supplement also.