Caffeine in Coffee

Caffeine is one of the main substance contained in a coffee bean. In addition to caffeine, there is also a substance called a caffeol. Caffeol is a substance that contribute to form the taste and aroma of coffee. As for caffeine, as we already know, is a substance which is very important nerve stimulator.

Caffeine in coffee is vary for each kind of coffee. Caffeine in coffee Arabica reached 1.5%. While the caffeine in coffee Robusta reach 2.8%, or about 2 times compared to arabica coffee.

The effects of caffeine in coffee is used by many people to help work effectiveness. Caffeine in coffee can stimulate adenosine so that the body no longer sleepy, emerged fresh and happy feeling, focused mind, faster heart beat. In addition, the liver will release blood sugar so that someone would feel to get extra energy.
Caffein in coffe Robusta vs Arabica

But if the body is already very tired, drinking coffee could be counterproductive. Coffee will make the heart beat faster and can result in feelings of worry because the body needs a break. So if we decide to sleep in such circumstances, we can get bad quality of sleep, or even worse, can not sleep at all.

Back to the matter of coffee, caffeine in coffee are generally not directly influence the taste of coffee. Caffeine accounts for less than 10% of bitterness of coffee. In some types of coffee, caffeine also plays a role in influencing the viscosity of the steeping coffee.

Levels of caffeine in coffee is also used as a consideration to make coffee blends. Some people are very sensitive to caffeine in coffee. If we want coffee without coffee, we can choose decaf coffee or decaffeinated coffee. This is the kind of coffee that has been through a series of treatments that resulting coffee with low-level caffeine or almost none. Since the caffeine in decaf coffee is almost nothing, this coffee can be a great option for people who are sensitive to caffeine in coffee.