CAS Registry Number: 58-08-2 Open image in new window
Taxonomy: Physicochemical and Pharmacological Properties of Alkaloids – Miscellaneous Alkaloids
Biological sources: Thea sinensis
Mp: 232–235°C (Me2CO) 
UV: 273(3.99) 
1H NMR: 3.44, 3.50, 3.92(each 3H, s, 3 × NCH3), 7.44(1H, s) 
Pharm./Biol.: Causes a permanent increase in mental activity and total working capacity . Weakens the action of hypnotics and narcotics, stimulates respiration, and lowers thrombocyte aggregation. Used in infectious and other diseases accompanied by depression of the CNS and the cardiovascular system, spasms of the vessels of the brain, etc. Supplied in the form of a powder. In combination with analgesics, it is a component of the tablets Askofen, Tsitramone, Coffetamine, etc.