Qualia is not intended as a strong stimulant. The relatively small amount of caffeine is to help potentiate the effects of the primary ingredients. There is a synergistic relationship between the caffeine and other ingredients targeting transmitter chemistry. A small amount of central nervous system stimulation seems to be able to increase the uptake and utilization of a number of other ingredients.
If your system is sensitive to caffeine, it can be helpful to begin with a smaller does of Mind (i.e. 4 capsules), instead of the standard, recommended dose of 7.
For those who are unable to consume caffeine, and find they have an inverse reaction we have a caffeine-free alternative.