from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aromatic perennial herb (Satureja douglasii) of the mint family, having crenate opposite leaves and white or purplish axillary flowers.
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- n. A perennial herb native to North America, Satureja douglasii, having white or purple flowers and a mint-like fragrance.
Maté is a tea made from yerba buena, a mintlike herb believed, among other things, to boost the immune system, soothe digestion and calm nerves.
The Yerba Buena Mojito — not too sweet — is made with mint leaves steeped in yerba buena, squeezed through a strainer into the rum over ice cubes.