yaupon

4 posts

7 August 2017; Yaupon Part 4

Part 4: How Do You Make Yaupon Tea?***DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MAKE TEA WITHOUT DEFINITE IDENTIFICATION OF THE TREE! Ingesting unknown plants is dangerous!*** Over the past month, we’ve had an overwhelming number of visitors requesting information on yaupon tea So we thought this was the perfect time to bring […]

17 July 2017; Yaupon Part 3

Part 3: Did the settlers use Yaupon? Over the past month, we’ve had an overwhelming number of visitors requesting information on yaupon tea So we thought this was the perfect time to bring one of our past postings up again! As it was hinted in Part 2, the tradition of […]

10 July 2017; Yaupon Part 2

Part 2: What was Yaupon used for? Over the past month, we’ve had an overwhelming number of visitors requesting information on yaupon tea So we thought this was the perfect time to bring one of our past postings up again! The first written documentation of it’s use on the island […]

3 July 2017; Yaupon Part 1

Part 1: What is Yaupon? Over the past month, we’ve had an overwhelming number of visitors requesting information on yaupon tea So we thought this was the perfect time to bring one of our past postings up again! Yaupon (ilex vomitoria) is a bushy, evergreen shrub that can be found […]