Coleus

Description

This plant is native to areas in the lower elevations of India. This species is named after Swedish Naturalist Peter Forskal who is credited with its discovery. Coleus is a member of the Lamiaceae or Mint family and smells like camphor. It has been used for over 3,000 years in Ayurvedic Medicine. In ancient Sanskrit texts it is known as Makandi and was said to have been used for supporting…

 

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Products Containing Coleus

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    buy now Thyroid Support

    Supports healthy thyroid function*

    The health of the thyroid gland impacts how you feel on a daily basis. Because it helps regulate metabolism, every major system in the body is affected by altered levels of thyroid hormones. Gaia Herbs’ unique formula supports normal thyroid hormone production—helping you maintain optimal weight, neuromuscular tone, and cardiovascular health.*

    Herbs:  Ashwagandha, Bladderwrack, Coleus, Kelp, Schisandra

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    buy now Turmeric Supreme Heart

    With herbs to maintain cardiovascular function*

    This herbal formula combines Turmeric with other herbal extracts to support healthy cardiovascular function.* Resveratrol, Hawthorn, and Coleus all supply flavonoid compounds to promote the health of both the heart and vascular system.* Black Pepper extract is included for increased absorption and bioavailability of curcumins, compounds found in Turmeric which support a healthy inflammatory response.*

    Herbs:  Black Pepper, Coleus, Ginger, Hawthorn Berry, Japanese Knotweed, Quercetin, Turmeric

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