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Caffeine

What is Caffeine?

Caffeine is is a bitter white crystalline xanthine alkaloid that acts as a psychoactive stimulant drug and a mild diuretic (speeds up urine production) in humans and other animals. [1]
History
The word "caffeine" came from the German word kaffee and the French word cafe, each meaning coffee.
Source(s) Derived From
Plant Sources
Plant

Natural or Artificial?
Natural & Possibly Unsafe
References
Aliases
This ingredient is tagged with the following aliases:

Caffeine Anhydrous
Caffeine Anyhydride
Caffeine Citrate
Natural Caffeine

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