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Founded in Cat Spring, Texas, by sisters Abianne Falla and JennaDee Detro (how are those for Southern names?), their tea is made from yaupon (pronounced YO-pon), which is the only wild-growing, naturally caffeinated plant in North America.
Often regarded as a scrubby nuisance tree on Texas ranches, yaupon was used to produce tea by Native Americans centuries ago, but that art and practice has been largely forgotten.
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First Known Use: 1709See Words from the same year
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