Positive inotropic and blood pressure lowering activity of a diterpene derivative isolated from Coleus forskohli: Forskolin.

@article{Lindner1978PositiveIA,
  title={Positive inotropic and blood pressure lowering activity of a diterpene derivative isolated from Coleus forskohli: Forskolin.},
  author={Ern{\"o} Lindner and A. N. Dohadwalla and Binay K. Bhattacharya},
  journal={Arzneimittel-Forschung},
  year={1978},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={284-9}
}
Forskolin is a diterpene derivative isolated from the Indian plant Coleus forskohli. Forskolin has positive inotropic action on the isolated guinea pig heart, on the isolated left atrium of the guinea pig heart and on the dog and cat heart in situ. It increases the heart rate. The positive inotropic effect on the increase of heart rate are not blocked by… CONTINUE READING