COLEUS FORSHKOLI ROOT C/S
Botanic Name: Coeus Forshkoli
Plectranthus barbatus, or more commonly known as Coleus forskohlii and Indian Coleus (Kikuyu: Maigoya), is a tropical perennial plant related to the typical coleus species. It is interesting from a scientific and medicinal standpoint because it produces forskolin. In Kenya it is also referred to as Kikuyu toilet paper, as in rural areas its leaves are used as such.
In Ayurvedic medicine Coleus species have been used to treat heart disease, convulsions, spasmodic pain and painful urination.