Ilex paraguariensis extracts are an important source of polyphenols, methylxanthines
(9) and saponins (8).
are the psychopharmacologically active constituents of chocolate.
The animal studies have demonstrated that caffeine and other methylxanthines
, albeit at high doses, reduced body weight and body fat by both anorectic and thermogenic stimulations11.
Treat yourself to dark chocolate and coffee: They contain methylxanthines
, such as caffeine and theobromine, which can suppress coughs.
Use bronchodilators, steroids, anticholinergics, methylxanthines
, mucolytics, and/or hydrating agents when indicated.
Studies indicate that there are other metabolites present in yerba-mate as methylxanthines
, flavonoids, phenolic acids, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals among others (Dartora et al.
Phenolic compounds, saponins, methylxanthines
, sugars and vitamins occurs in yerba-mate (Jacques, Santos, Dariva, Oliveira, & Caramao, 2007; Heck & de Mejia, 2007; Burris et al.
USPRwire, Sun Oct 18 2015] Energy drinks are a category of non-alcoholic beverages that contain stimulants such as caffeine in combination with numerous other ingredients such as taurine, methylxanthines
, amino acids, herbal extracts, and vitamin B, which provide consumers with an energy boost.
The thermogenic and fat-oxidizing potential of varied bioactive food ingredients such as methylxanthines
, polyphenols, capsaicinoids/capsinoids, minerals, proteins/ amino acids, carbohydrates/sugars and fats/fatty acids have been recognized.
The Composition of Polyphenols and Methylxanthines
in Teas and Herbal Infusions.
Bronchodilators (Beta-adrenergics, methylxanthines
, or anticholinergics) may be valuable in patients in whom there is airway obstruction with a bronchospasm.
Theophylline, theobromine and caffeine existing in tea are among the type of methylxanthines
that are found in almost all types of teas.