Green Guayusa Tea

Tasting Notes: Yerba Maté and Stinging Nettle

Are you looking for yerba mate but with a little less bite? Guayusa just might be your new best friend. Guayusa and yerba mate are close cousins, but guayusa is a bit more chill. Its flavor is mellower, smoother, and sweeter. This pure Green Guayusa is light with notes of stinging nettle and a subtle woodsy aftertaste that’s sure to satisfy. 

Price: $14.00
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Savoring the Experience:

Guayusa’s energy-boosting compounds are robust enough for a morning pick-me-up or a later-nighter. This brew is best for keeping your mind awake and alert. Don’t be afraid of resteeping the leaves; this guayusa is strong enough for up to 5 infusions. Just let it steep a bit longer.


Organic Amazonian Guayusa


  • Caffeine Level
  • tea measurement 2 tsp - 1 tbs Per Cup
  • tea temperature 180°
  • tea steep time 3-5 Minutes

Fun Facts:

Guayusa is native to the Amazonian rainforest and has been used as medicine for many generations. The earliest evidence of its use by humans was a bundle found in the 1500-year-old tomb of a medicine man's tomb in Bolivia. In the 1600s and 1800s, several Catholic missionaries wrote about its medicinal uses, and one Victorian-era botanist reported finding a grove of it that had been cultivated since pre-Colombian times (before 1492). Medicinal doses taken in rituals held by the Kichua and Jivaroan peoples are quite high, while social consumption in Ecuador and Peru is closer to the amount we recommend drinking.