Caffeine

Phyto molecular entry number
PRL000027
Phyto molecule name
Caffeine
Phyto molecule type
Alkaloids
Sources
  • Tea
  • coffee
  • Chocolate
Health benefits
  • Increase circulation and oxidation of fatty acids
  • Diuretic
  • Stimulates central nervous system, respiration and blood circulation
  • Treat headaches
Structure
CN1C=NC2=C1C(=O)N(C(=O)N2C)C
Reference(s)
  1. Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA.Neurologic Effects of Caffeine .Medscape.2013.
  2. Kevin J Acheson, Gerard Gremaud, Isabelle Meirim. Metabolic effects of caffeine in humans: lipid oxidation or futile cycling.American Society for Clinical Nutrition.2004.79(1):pp 40-46.
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