The overall rating for coleus forskohlii extract is 2.1 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Coleus Forskohlii Extract
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Coleus Forskohlii Extract Simple Report

  • Supplement: Coleus Forskohlii Extract
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Coleus Forskohlii Extract: 58
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.1 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 28 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 3
  • Number of Claims: 8
  • Effective Dosage Range: 50 - 100 milligrams per day

Coleus Forskohlii Extract Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for coleus forskohlii extract is 2.1 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for coleus forskohlii extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Read more: What is the effectiveness rating?

Research Rating for Coleus Forskohlii Extract

There are 3 studies in the database on coleus forskohlii extract; the research rating is 28. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for coleus forskohlii extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

Read more: What is the research rating?

Products Containing Coleus Forskohlii Extract

Products Names Amount of Coleus Forskohlii Extract
Lean Genes 60mg
Destroy The Enemy (DTE) Powder 50mg
Destroy The Enemy (DTE) Capsules 17mg
Ultra Stim Burner 125mg
LIPO-DREX Amount not listed.
Full list of all 58 products containing Coleus Forskohlii Extract.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease body fat
increase muscle mass
increase weight loss

Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase satiety
increase energy expenditure

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease fatigue

Hormone Function Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase testosterone

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase bone density

Dosing

The Supplement Database includes 3 studies on coleus forskohlii extract dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 50 to 100 milligrams per day, the average dose being 58.33 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Coleus Forskohlii Extract.

References

Title of Study
A Coleus forskohlii extract improves body composition in healthy volunteers: An open-label trial
Body Composition and Hormonal Adaptations Associated with Forskolin Consumption in Overweight and Obese Men
Effects of Coleus Forskohlii Supplementation on Body Composition and Hematological Profiles in Mildly Overweight Women