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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Rhynchostylis Coelestis
Rhynchostylis Coelestis - Used in Citrus 1 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Nparks describes its lifespan as Perennial in Singapore. Its Morphology is stated as- Monopodial orchid to 20cm tall with Leaves green, strap like and 12-18cm long. Flowers are Inflorescence with flower spike 15-20cm tall, flushed with bluish purple, lip bluish- purple. Flowers fragrant in summer and fall.
We love, love love its smell.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Apostasia wallichii R. Br.
Chinese name: Jianyeni Lan
Thai name: Tan khamoi, Ma thon lak
Indonesian name: Djukut mayang kasintu (grass like tail feather of jungle cockerel)
Malay name: Hanching fatimah, Kenching Fatimah
It is distributed from Nepal, Assam (India), Sri Lanka, Thailand, Hainan and south-west Yunnan (in China) and through Southeast Asia to even New Guinea and Australia. Flowering is not seasonal. The root is used as a tonic in Thailand. It was used as an antidiabetic agent in Malaya
Cleisostoma tenuifolium (L.) Garay
Common name: delicate leafed Cleisostoma
Old Malabarese name: Mau Tsjerou Maravara, Ambo keli; Kolli Tsjerou Mava-maravara, Abo-tia
Herbal Usage: It is used in western peninsular India to treat kidney disorders, leucorrhoea, gonorrhoea and scalds. Made into a poultice, Kolli Tsjerou Mava- maravara was used to reduce pain and swelling of abscesses and to promote their rupture. Plant was also blended in vinegar and administered to expel kidney stones, treat dysuria, gonorrhoea, other forms of white vaginal discharge and heavy menstrual loss.
Oberonia mucronata (D. Don) Omerod and Seidenf.
Chinese names: Yuanweiyebai Lan (eagle tail leaf, white orchid), Yuanweiyebianzhu Lan (eagle tail leaf, ﬂat bamboo orchid); Yuanwei Lan (eagle tail orchid)
It occurs in Yunnan, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Bhutan. In Yunnan it is epiphytic on trees in forests at 1300–1400 m.
Herbal Usage: The entire plant is used in TCM to relieve gas and help in digestion. It clears urinary discharge, stops coughs and pain. It is also used to treat traumatic injuries, fractures and snake bites.
Platanthera bifolia (L.) Rich.
Scandinavian name: Nattviole (night violet)
German name: Waldhyazinthe (wood hyacinth)
Chinese name: Xijushechun Lan
Phytochemistry: Loroglossin, a phenolic glycoside, and phytoalexin are present. Leaves contain two ﬂavonols, quercetin and kaempferol.
Fragrant Species: It has beautiful floral fragrance that attracts the silver moth (Autographa gamma). Chemicals responsible for this are- benzyl benzoate, benzyl salicylate, cinnamyl alcohol, lilac aldehydes, methyl benzoate and methyl salicylate and lilac aldehydes.
Herbal Usage: It is used as salep in Turkey and Iran.
Vanda concolor Blume
Chinese medicinal name: Qinchunwandai Lan
Thai name: Khao kae (in Bangkok)
It ﬂowers in April and May and is found only in Guangxi, southwest Guizhou, southern Yunnan and Vietnam.
Herbal Usage: CTM states that it detoxiﬁes and removes dampness. It is used to treat peripheral neuritis and ulcerative swellings such as carbuncles.
Other scent notes
Citrus mix, Bergamot, Lime, Zest