The coffee is one of drinks most largely consumed in the world. It is prepared from seed-common roast aimed as bean-of the coffee factory, and is usually been useful hot but can also be served cold. Of the 7 liquid cups typical of the ounce (Ca 207 ml) of coffee contain 80-140 milligrams of cafeine, according to the method of preparation.
Two main species are cultivated today. Coffea arabica known as Arabica coffee accounts for 75-80% of the world's production. Coffea canephora, known as Robusta coffee, is more resilient plant than the Arabica shrubs, but produces an inferior tasting beverage.
The white coffee flower has five petals and a scent resembling that of jasmine. The flowers last only 2-3 days. The coffee berries are cherry-sized and green at first, turning dark red later on. The ripening takes eight months. The coffee tree starts flowering at 2-4 years old and it can simultaneously have flowers and berries in all stages of development.
Coffee health uses and benefits
Improves mental performance, Relieves asthma (broncho-dilator), Relieves hay fever, Boosts physical energy, Prevents cavities, Contains chemicals that block cancer in animals, Elevates your mood.
Today, coffee is one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages of the world. In some countries, more coffee is consumed than in others and yes in many Middle Eastern and Oriental countries it is becoming more popular.