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Indian Coleus
Lamiaceae
Plectranthus barbatus


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Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb



Lamiaceae Family

Plectranthus Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Coleus forskohlii


Location

Franco da Rocha, SP, Brazil


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Lamiaceae
Lamiales
Lamiales
Tounge Order (Mints)
Euasterids I
Euasterids I
Real Stars Group One
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

intestinal disturbance and liver fatigue, respiratory disorders, heart diseases and certain central nervous system disorders

contains rosmarinic acid, flavonoid glucuronides and diterpenoids.

produces forskolin

Forskolin may be helpful in controlling the underlying cause of glaucoma

en.wikipedia.org wiki Forskolin
Pickle the roots

used for toilet paper
sometimes confused with the native plant with similar properties but different uses, boldo.



Plectranthus barbatus Leaf
Indian Coleus, Family: Lamiaceae



Plectranthus barbatus Leaf




Plectranthus barbatus Flower Buds




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Plectranthus barbatus Flower closeup




Plectranthus barbatus Flowers




Plectranthus barbatus Leaf




Plectranthus barbatus Raceme




Plectranthus barbatus Flower closeup




Plectranthus barbatus Flowers




Plectranthus barbatus Flowers


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