Theobromine

Phyto molecular entry number
PRL000025
Phyto molecule name
Theobromine
Phyto molecule type
Alkaloids
Sources
  • Cocoa bean
  • Dark chocolates
Health benefits
  • Cough suppressent
  • Diuretic stimulant and relaxing effect
  • Lowers blood pressure
Structure
CN1C=NC2=C1C(=O)NC(=O)N2C
Reference(s)
  1. Eric Jon.The Best Cough Medicine to Stop a Chronic Cough: Dark Chocolate and Theobromine.Yahoo Contributor Network.2007.
  2. Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.Theobromine Chemistry.Theobromine Is Chocolate's Caffeine Relative.2001."
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