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Coleus Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Plectranthus Barbatus, Coleus Barbatus
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Plectranthus Fruticosus   -   Mother Tincture

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Coleus Cures

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Action of Coleus

Most Effective

Nutrients in Coleus

Taste of

Parts Used

Roots, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Coleus

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.
Ulcer, Low Blood Pressure Patients should avoid it.
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Coleus Forskohlii is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 50 Cm.
It belongs to Lamiaceae family.
Best used for Obesity.


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Materia Medica for Coleus

Single Herb

Coleus for Obesity

Make leaves decoction. Take 50mg twice in a day.

Coleus for Hypothyroidism

Steep some Coleus leaves into the lukewarm water. Boil it for one hour to prepare Coleus tea. Strain this infusion and drink it.
Or : Pluck some Coleus leaves, rinse them well. Just Chew it.

Coleus for Heart Enlarged

Make a decoction of Coleus leaves and have it 2 times in a day.
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ARUN ( India )
26 Aug 2016
Very use ful herbal plant
Idge V. G. ( India/Maharashtra )
11 Apr 2020
I am inrested the coleus planntation on my forms please guid
Riddhi ( India, Himachal )
03 May 2020
Is this plant really psychoactive, as suggested by Terence McKenna
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