Holly Smokes!

Holly Smokes!

Often blended with other herbs, both Native Americans &  southerners enjoyed smoking Yaupon. In the lower Mississippi, an early French trader  ...

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World Tea Expo in Las Vegas

World Tea Expo in Las Vegas

I recently attended the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas. It’s a great show for all things Tea- or should I say all things Camelia Sinensis? Yaupon and ...

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Yaupon:  The Beloved Tree

Yaupon: The Beloved Tree

Yaupon tea held an exalted place among the indigenous people who lived in the southeastern US.  It was sought after and traded with tribes outside ...

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Yaupon Holly (Ilex Cassina)

Yaupon Holly (Ilex Cassina)

Dry, roast, and drink like tea for a major source caffeine, theobromine, antioxidants. The Yaupon Holly (leaf) is a North American super leaf that...

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