Plectranthus barbatus Health effects and herbal facts
Plectranthus barbatus, 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 Marathi the plant roots are known as MainMula and especially used for pickles. The pickle is supposed to help strengthen the heart muscules. In Kenya it is also referred to as Kikuyu toilet paper, as in rural areas its leaves are used as such.