Forskolin has been shown to boost memory and learning, improve motivation and mood, and stimulate cerebral circulation.
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Forskolin (Coleus forskohlii) is the only known supplement to naturally boost cAMP (Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate) in your brain.cAMP is important for neural signaling within brain cells.
LTP is the process where synaptic connections get stronger in response to electrical stimulation in the brain. This process happens naturally through life experience. It’s a critical part of synaptic plasticity. And how experience is recorded through learning and memory.
Forskolin is a chemical compound extracted from Coleus forskohlii (Plectranthus barbatus), a perennial plant native to India, Burma, and Thailand.
Forskolin is used in Western homeopathic medicine to treat allergies, skin conditions, obesity, PMS, irritable bowel syndrome, urinary tract infections, bladder infections, cancer, blood clots, male infertility, insomnia, and convulsions.
Some healthcare providers even use Forskolin intravenously (IV) for heart failure.