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Guayusa is a traditional Ecuadorian beverage from the Amazon. Like Mate, it contains elevated levels of caffeine and many antioxidants. It has a mild vegetable flavor. Only recently has it been introduced to the States.

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Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 3
Body: 1
Aroma: 2
Details: At an industry event we met the earnest young people that import this traditional herbal from Ecuador. We liked the taste, so we bought some. The is one the few herbals that contains caffeine.
Dry Leaves: Crushed guayusa leaves, small and varying lighter shades of green.
Liquor: The liquor of our Guayusa is a greenish-brown.
Aroma: Sharp vegetal notes reminiscent of peppers.
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: Medium bodied.
Flavors: Assertive vegetal flavors.
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