CAS 83-67-0 Theobromine
Alias:Diurobromine Theobromine,Teobromin,Theominal, Theoxalvose,Riddovydrin
Appearance: White crystal powder
Theobromine, formerly known as xantheose, is a bitter alkaloid of the cacao plant, with the chemical formula C7H8N4O2. It is classified as a xanthine alkaloid, which also includes the similar compounds theophylline. The compounds differ in their degree of methylation.
Health Benefits of Theobromine
Theobromine has a similar effect than caffeine, but about 10 times weaker. Theobromine has diuretic, stimulant and relaxing effects. Theobromine can lower the blood pressure because it can to dilate blood vessels.
Theobromine has stimulant properties, similar to caffeine. Unlike caffeine theobromine does not affect the central nervous system.
Theobromine can also relax bronchi muscles in the lungs. Theobromine can be used as cough medicine. Studies indicate that theobromine acts on the vagus nerve, which runs from the lungs to the brain.
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