When you purchase coffee or tea, you are inevitably buying goods from far-off lands that have gone through a lengthy and complex production process. But you don’t have to look that far to get your caffeine fix.
Did you know that there's a caffeinated plant native to North America? Previously viewed as a weed by farmers, yaupon holly is a widespread plant that can be dried and turned into a tea.
Yaupon tea has a deliciously robust flavor and still packs in health benefits similar to those of green tea or yerba mate. Here are five reasons to try yaupon: