native americans, tea, timucua people, yaupon

Yaupon, the Lost Native American Tea Tradition

There is a perception that tea was harvested primarily in the Asian subcontinent, which came to the U.S. and European nations much later. This is, actually, far from reality. In several regions in North America, the tribes harvested and consumed a herbal tea variant known as yaupon. This happens to be the only native caffeinated ...

Armin Auctor

A yaupon bush.