Coleus Forskolii helps in losing weight by improving the breakdown of fats, improving digestion and nutrient absorption, lowering cholesterol, and by providing immune system support. The active photochemical in Coleus forskohlii was discovered in 1974 and has been the subject of many laboratory studies. There are a lot of testimonials about this herb and they all agree you lose fat quicly, especially around the belly. Coleus forskohlii is grown along mountain slopes in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand. This plant is a tropical perennial plant in the mint family and related to the coleus species, beautifully colored greenery, used to add accent color to gardens.