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Unformatted text preview: are substances related to caffeine; theophylline is found in tea (McGee p.433) and theobromine in chocolate (McGee p.712). Tea (McGee p.435) is prepared with the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Tea is an infusion, a liquid prepared by steeping or soaking. Infusions made with plants other than Camellia sinensis, such as mint, lemon grass, chamomile are tisanes (herbal “teas”). There are 3 major classes of tea: green, black and oolong. All are made from the same plant, but the processing is different (see McGe...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2014 for the course MAT 1 taught by Professor Higgins during the Fall '13 term at UC Davis.

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