Caffeine in Coffee

Caffeine Definition - a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects.

Caffeine is a bitter stimulant drug found in 63 species of plants, in which it acts as a natural pesticide. Most coffee and tea beverages contain caffeine, whilst coffee must go through the grinding. process before consumption.

In 1819 Friedlieb Runge, a German chemist, was the first person to discover caffeine. He was able to analyse a box of Arabian mocha beans and provide the first sample of pure caffeine.

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Caffeine Levels and Caffeine Side Effects

There have been many studies around caffeine and its health benefits. Caffeine is a natural complex compound which stimulates the mind. Most scientists have now agreed that caffeine makes you more alert, makes you feel good plus it will also give you an instant boost of adrenaline speeding up your brain reactions.

As there are quite a few health benefits for drinking caffeine, it is not only found in coffee blends, tea blends and many soft drinks but also in small amounts in a variety of pain relievers, cold remedies and chocolate.

Caffeine can be addictive and if you stop drinking caffeine then you can experience a variety of side effects known as withdrawals, which can make you irritable, tired and depressed and you may also suffer from headaches. Because caffeine injects adrenaline into your system you will feel fatigue once the caffeine has worn off.

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