Drew Dennis

Aug 19, 2017

8 min read

How Caffeine Accelerated The Scientific Enlightenment

The history of coffee is shrouded in mystery, though it’s thought to have roots in East Africa around 1000 years ago…

Long before the coffee beans became the commodity we know today, locals would have only known the leafy green plant by its fragrant white flowers. Caffeine wasn’t used as a psychotropic until the raw beans were consumed as a beverage.