I tried it once before I got UC when a South American guy spoke to one of my college classes and brought some for the students to try. I didn't have UC at the time though. I think they sell flavored mate, but I'm not sure where to find it.
23 years old
Diagnosed with UC March 2007; yet to go into remission
Asacol 4 tablets 3x/day
Rowasa (generic) - daily
Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri 1/day; Chewable multivitamin; Metamucil; Viactiv (Calcium and Vit. D); fish oil