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Brewing Tea

Cucumber Mint Guayusa

By On May 12, 2014

With summer just around the corner, and the weather getting warmer, time to pull out those pitchers, gather some friends, and enjoy the sunshine with some Cucumber Mint Guayusa iced tea. This… Read More

History and Culture of Tea

Yerba Mate and Guayusa

By On August 5, 2013

Yerba Mate (mah-tay) and Guayusa (why-you-suh) are widely becoming popular tea alternatives because of their bold caffeine content and pronounced antioxidant properties similar to tea. The cousins derive from caffeinated holly trees… Read More

Brewing Tea

Iced Tea Highlight: Hibiscus Cooler

By On June 28, 2012

We recently launched some amazing iced tea blends including a tropical, caffeinated tisane called Hibiscus Cooler. Similar to Art of Tea’s caffeine free favorite, Kauai Cocktail, this fruity blend marries sweet and… Read More

History and Culture of Tea

Origins of Guayusa, the “Watchman” Plant

By On September 29, 2011

Why-you-suh…let’s say that together…Why-You-Suh. Guayusa or Ilex guayusa is one of three caffeinated holly trees known in the world. The other two are its more popular cousin, Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis) and… Read More