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History Enjoying Yak Tea

Yak Butter Tea: The Original Bulletproof Beverage

Jenessa Puenner

Yak Butter?! Adding a little butter and/or your favorite natural oil to your morning brew became a popular trend a few years ago when "bulletproof coffee" burst onto the scene. What is the real origin of this trend? In far-flung Tibetan culture, yak butter tea has been known as as the national drink of choice for centuries. This modern trend has a fascinating, ancient and scientific history that predates any Western health buzz.

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