An Analysis of Guayusa: Amazonian Tea

Whole South American guayusa leaves in a basket during harvestGuayusa’s flavor is rich, earthy, and remarkably mild—probably even more remarkably mild had we brewed it at normal strength, but this morning my glass of tea came with a warning, which I immediately disregarded.  “You can’t scare me off with strength,” I told my co-worker as he apologetically pushed a dark, brimming glass across the desk towards me.

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