Health and pharmacology of Coffee

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Method of action Skeletal structure of a caffeine molecule The primary psychoactive chemical in coffee is caffeine, an adenosine antagonist that is known for its stimulant effects. Coffee also contains the monoamine oxidase inhibitors β-carboline and harmane, which may contribute to its psychoactivity. [130] In a healthy liver, caffeine is mostly broken down by the hepatic…

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