Palu Azul or Kidneywood with Star Anise 8 tea bags per box gift ready is made with one teaspoon of grounded Palu Azul herb. Scientific name is Eysenhardtia polystachya, wildcrafted from Mexico. We added 1/4 teaspoon grounded Star Anise, scientific name is Illicium verum to add benefits for digestion and tatse. HealinGifts had been selling Palo Azul for more than 10 years now in bulk herb form. It would be nice to be ready in tea bags to your cup of hot water and drink as tea. One research source found out Palo Azul and Star Anise is best taken as tea, to extract the much needed nutrients it has. Star Anise compliments Palo Azul and other herbs to taste more licorice-like. Check out our blended tea bags, to improve taste and an enjoyable tea time !