Texas Kidneywood

    Kidneywood: Eysenhardtia spp 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 […]

    Kidneywood: Eysenhardtia spp
    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.

    http://www.sbs.utexas.edu/bio406d/images/pics/fab/eysenhardtia_texana.htm

    http://www.bjbs-online.org/article.asp?id=344

    http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=EYTE

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942299002216

    http://www.plantmaps.com/nrm/eysenhardtia-texana-texas-kidneywood-native-range-map.php

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17666811

    http://www.buenasalud.net/2010/05/15/planta-medicinal-palo-azul.html#