Hordenine (C10HI5NO) is a naturally occurring compound found in grasses, grains and a few species of cactus. Hordenine is related to the amino acid tyramine, which can be found in certain longer standing foods like aged cheese and ripe avocados.
Hordenine is classified as a stimulant that may promote weight loss.* Because it is a central nervous system stimulant, Hordenine is thought to fuel the body in a way that leads to enhanced metabolism.*