Origin of theobromine
Examples from the Web for theobromine
Historical Examples of theobromine
Its active principle is theobromine, an alkaloid greatly resembling caffeine, the active principle of coffee and tea.
Caffeine and theobromine have also quite different relations.
Caffeine, it will be remembered, is the methyl ester of theobromine, and can be prepared from it.
The artificial preparation of theobromine and caffeine from xanthine, and guanine also show clearly their relations.
Both contain stimulating alkaloids, theobromine and caffeine, and fat is a notable constituent of cocoa.The Home of the Blizzard