The one to the alkaloids counting substance (also caffeine, Thein) belongs to the psychotropic (affecting the human psyche) substances from the group of stimulants. In pure form, it comes as a white, odorless, crystalline powder bittertaste
on. Caffeine is the stimulating component of Coca Cola, coffee
, Tea and energy drinks and is also for that flavoring
from wine-based drinks
(not wine) used. Above 150 mg / l, this must be on label
declared as "increased caffeine content". See also other substances below ADI
(Acceptable Daily Intake).