Palo Azul or Palo
Local Central Texas Species Eysenhardtia texana
Loving my local Kidneywood. Such a unique orange, grease-like fragrance to the foliage!
Refreshing and clearing, with a deeper downward feel.
Attracts Butterflies and is a Native perennial!
Actions: antibacterial and antifungal
Traditional Use as a urinary tract disinfectant and in diabetes to help regulate blood sugar.
Traditional Preparations: Infusion of aerial parts–water extracts
Personally, I have used it to help clear out UTI’s.