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Home > Anti-aging Research > Coleus forskholii.

Coleus forskohlii

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News & Research:

  • Herbal supplement may help treat recurrent bladder infections - USA Today, 4/8/07 - "If these results could be duplicated in human studies, forskolin could offer a new treatment option for recurrent" urinary tract infection"
  • New Weight-control Options - Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals, 8/02
  • Nutracon News - Nutrition Science News, 9/01 - "Although forskolin is active in the same metabolic pathway as ephedrine, it starts further down the pathway. Forskolin enhances adenylate cyclase, an enzyme that splits a high-energy molecule of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) to yield cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP). Typically, an increase in cAMP leads to activation of other enzymes, among which is lipase. Lipase disposes of triglycerides, known as the building blocks of fatty tissue, which has a positive effect on body composition. The net effect is an increase in lean body mass and trimmed waistline"
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  • Supplement Update: Coleus Forskohlii - ThinkMuscle.com - "The breakdown of fat for fuel (lipolysis) is actually regulated by cAMP. Forskolin has been shown to not only enhance lipolysis but it may also inhibit fat storage from occurring. This is very good news for individuals trying to lose bodyfat and get lean"

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