Yaupon, Lemon Balm, Lemon Peel, Lemongrass
A lemony native tea blend.
Grown or wildcrafted in the mountains of Western North Carolina
Yaupon is a Native North American caffeine-containing tea plant with similar flavor and caffeine levels of Green or Black Tea.
Like Yerba Mate and Guayusa, Yaupon is an Ilex or Holly plant and it is a traditionally important plant to the Cherokee of our region.
Check out the NPR podcast The Salt's story on Yaupon.