30Jun 2024


  • Innovation Centre, Department of Research and Development, Verna Industrial Estate , Goa, India., Bio-Med Ingredients Private Limited, Verna, Goa, India.
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The primary method of absorbing natural caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine) is through the consumption of coffee.Natural Caffeine is a white crystalline purine containing methylxanthine alkaloids with a harsh flavour. It is the most often consumed bioactive substance across the world. It is a naturally occurring alkaloid found in over 60 plants, including coffee beans, tea leaves, cola nuts, and cocoa pods. Natural Caffeineis extracted from Coffee arabica beans . It can be found in various plant sources such as Coffee beans, tea leaves ,Cacao Beans , Yerba mate ,Guarana ,Kola nuts. It can have a favourable or harmful impact on human health. Natural sources of caffeine frequently include plant polyphenols (phenol-carboxylic acids, catechins) with known antioxidant properties however, stimulant drinks and dietary supplements frequently contain sugars or artificial sweeteners, which can significantly reduce caffeines effects on oxidative stress.C-14 testconducted for Natural Caffeine by Mangalore University and the University of California. An Inhouse testing method by HPLC has been developed by Bio-Med Ingredients Pvt. Ltd for determining Caffeine content in samples. Caffeine finds many applications, as it is used in dietary supplements ,Vitamin Premixes , Cosmetics and for energy performance benefits including improved physical endurance and reduced fatigue.

[Srikrishna Lingadahalli Puttachar, Shawna Reyhan Correia, Vinisha Mascarenhas, Teja Moreshwar Godkar, Desiree Delicia Fernandes, Saisha Ningappa Patil, Sebastian Thomas, Savitha B. Pillai, Sahil Naik, Sakshi Murlidhar Naik and Aliya Sayed (2024); NATURAL CAFFEINE, SOURCES, EXTRACTION, USAGE, AND EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON HUMAN HEALTH Int. J. of Adv. Res. (Jun). 843-857] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr. Srikrishna Lingadahalli Puttachar


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/18948      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/18948