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Ilex vomitoria as a native source of caffeine
Author(s): F. B. Power and V. K. Chesnut
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society
Article Topic(s): Chemistry,Human Use,Ethnobotany
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Ilex vomitoria (Yaupon),
AbstractThis early article describes research motivated by war activities to find alternative sources of caffeine. The results describe the caffeine content in Ilex vomitoria.
Suggested CitationF. B. Power and V. K. Chesnut. "Ilex vomitoria as a native source of caffeine." Journal of the American Chemical Society 41.8 (1919): 1307-1312.