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Theobromine

theobromine

Basic Information

Summary

Theobromine is the principal bitter alkaloid of the cacao bean. It has been used in various pharmaceutical products as vasodilator, diuretic and as heart stimulant. Theobromine is consumed in cocoa, chocolate and in various forms of chocolate-based foods. It is also present in small amounts in green coffee beans, tea, mate and the kola nut.

Dose

Oral
Light100-200mg
Common200-300mg
Strong300-600mg
Heavy600mg+

Duration

onset
Onset2-3 hours
Duration30-40 hours

Effects

elevated heart rate, vasodilation, sweating, trembling, headaches

Duration:

7-12 hours.

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Interactions

No interaction information for Theobromine