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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.
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.
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First Known Use: 1709See Words from the same year
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