Forskolin is one of magical weight loss supplements in the market. It called magic since it has amazing in losing weight by burning fat and leaving the lean muscle mass unaffected. Forskolin made of Indian coleus roots.
This extraction used to help people losing weigh lose and prevent from serious diseases. However, it is not said that forskolin is totally safe for weight loss supplements. There are consideration of the danger of forskolin for body health such as:
According to many studies (especially one made by the International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research), forskolin is partially toxic – but in a good way. In other words, the forskolin toxicity is non-significant. However, forskolin is effective in lowering the blood pressure in adults who are taking at least 150mg per day – which is why it is of utmost importance to consult with an expert or doctor before taking it yourself. Additionally, any use of forskolin along with other medications should be consulted with a doctor. Therefore, the bottom line is that forskolin is generally safe to consume. Still, there is always a possibility for some extremely severe cases where the potentially harmful side effects may be present, including slight dizziness and nausea.
For certain of people you need to aware of the side effect of forskolin-although it considered safe. These people has warning on taking forskolin as weight loss supplements:
People with heart problem, low blood pressure
Forskolin cause the body metabolism system to raise. It raise the heart beat rate. Thus, people with heart problem and low blood pressure are recommended to avoid forskolin.
Because of forskolin’s effect on blood pressure, people with bleeding disorders or taking blood thinners or anti-platelet drugs should also not take Forskolin.
Abut to go through surgery
Forskolin should not be taken at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery. Since to its effect on blood pressure it will be dangerous for people who about to go through surgery.
Pregnant or breast feeding
As a general rule supplements should not be used if you are pregnant or breast feeding.