TITLE

theobromine

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2168
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "theobromine" is presented. It's a white powder obtained from the plant Theobroma cacao. The powder helps in dilating blood vessels in the heart and peripherally. It is also used as a mild stimulant and as a diuretic.
ACCESSION #
21248372

 

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