International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 110--115

Chemistry and pharmacology of caffeine in different types of tea leaves


Nirmala Amaresh, AR Mullaicharam, Mohanned Abdueghafour El-Khider 
 Pharmacy Department, Oman Medical College, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
A R Mullaicharam
Oman Medical College, Pharmacy Department, Muscat
Oman

DQShaiDQ is the Arabic noun for the English word tea. This substance is widely consumed by the Asian continent initially and later spread out to the rest of the world. The Arabs have another drink which is as popular known DQKahwaDQ which is coffee in English. The two ways of serving tea in coffee shops and restaurants is either by tea bags which is then dipped in the boiling water for its content to diffuse throughout the water content, or by brewing the loose leafs and serving it. This review article focused on chemistry and pharmacology and various methods of preparation of caffeine in different types of tea leaves.


How to cite this article:
Amaresh N, Mullaicharam A R, El-Khider MA. Chemistry and pharmacology of caffeine in different types of tea leaves.Int J Nutr Pharmacol Neurol Dis 2011;1:110-115


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Amaresh N, Mullaicharam A R, El-Khider MA. Chemistry and pharmacology of caffeine in different types of tea leaves. Int J Nutr Pharmacol Neurol Dis [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Jun 17 ];1:110-115
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