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Contains Scented Notes of:
Lime - Check details at Scentopia's scent library
Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Polystachya Bella
Polystachya Bella - Used in Citrus 3 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
This is also a non-native Orchid. This grows at elevations from 6000 to 6400 feet in rain forests in Kenya and Uganda. the fragrant flowers are long lasting and about 1 inch wide. They opened successively on a plant that is up to 8 inches tall.
Its rare in the region but the smell is so heavenly that we had to include this in our portfolio.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Chinese name: Fushengshidou Lan (conceal life stone bean orchid); Baihuashidou Lan; Shidou Lan
Chinese medicinal name: Shilianzi
It enriches yin, and helps in clearing phlegm. It also improves appetite, helps digestion, relieves dry throat. Several phenanthrenes have been isolated including coelonin, ﬂavanthrin, confusarin, gynopusinblestriarene A (ﬂavanthrin), cirrhope- talanthrin, reptanthrin and isoreptanthrin.
Eulophia epidendraea (J.Koenig ex Retz) C.E.C. Fisch.
Indian Names: Katou kaida maravara; Katou theka maravara; Segadomma gaddalu
E. epidendraea is an Indian terrestrial species distributed in southern India (Maharashtra, Kerala and the Eastern Ghats from Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Naidu), Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Phytochemistry: Tubers of this orchid contain beta-sitosterol, beta-sitosterolglucoside, beta- amyrin and lupeol. The leaves contain ﬂavonoids, apigenin, luteolin, kaempferol and quercetin.
Herbal Usage: The tubers are sometimes used as vermifuge, demulcent and analgesic. It is applied externally for muscular pain.
This is added to make recipe for anorexia and also administered orally once a day for 15 days to treat anthrax in domestic animals.
Hemipilia cordifolia Lindl. Syn. Hemipelia yunnanensis (Finet) Schltr.
Chinese names: Dianshehui Lan (Yunnan beak tongue orchid), Xinyeshehui Lan
Chinese medicinal name: Niudanshen
Taiwanese name: Yu Shan Yi Ye Lan (Jade moun- tain single leaf orchid)
The species is distributed in Nepal, Bhutan, northeast India, Myanmar, Xizang Yunnan, Sichuan at 1500–3500 m and in Taiwan. On the island, it is found in the Central Mountain Range at 2500–3000 m on grassland.
Herbal Usage: Chinese herbalists believe that the root beneﬁts the kidney. It is diuretic, and is also used to treat hernia and kidney diseases. A decoction is made with 6–15 g of the herb
Oberonia caulescens Lindl. ex Wall.
Chinese names: Erliechunebai Lan (hare lip white orchid), Lieyeyinluo Lan (split leaf jade/ pearl orchid), Yedaiweilan (slim leaf bird tail orchid); Xiaxiaojinerhuan (small gold earring), Hucha (curved hairpin), Yancong (rock spring onion) Xiayeyuanwei Lan
It is distributed across northern India, Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, Yunnan, Sichuan, Hunan, Hubei, Guangdong, Taiwan and Vietnam.
Herbal Usage: The entire plant is used to stop bleeding and remove bruises. A paste made from the plant is applied directly on fractures and areas of traumatic bleeding. In India, tubers are used to treat biliary disorders. Tubers are rendered into a paste with black pepper in the ratio of 3:1. Cold water is added and the mixture is drunk before meals.
Peristylus bulleyi (Rolfe) K. Y. Langherbal syn. Herminium bulleya (Rolfe) Tang & F.T. Wang
Chinese names: Tiaoyekuorui Lan (stripe leaf broad pistal orchid), Tiaoyejiaopan Lan (stripe leaf angle plate orchid),
Chinese medicinal name: Zhulancaoz
This endemic Chinese species is found in pine forests and grassy slopes at 2500–3000 m, in southwest and west Sichuan and north and NW Yunnan. Flowering season is July and August.
Herbal Usage: CTM doctors use the whole grass use to enrich kid-ney. It invigorates the kidney, strengthens the loins, and is used for the treatment of lumbago and asthenia of kidney. It is especially well regarded as a remedy for impotence.
Pleione hookeriana (Lindl.) Rollisson
Chinese name: Maochundusuan Lan (hairy lip single garlic/bulb orchid)
Herb is obtained from Hubei, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and Tibet.
Herbal Usage: The pseudobulbs are used to remove heat and toxins and to treat abscesses, snake bites and lymphatic tuberculosis.
Other scent notes
Lemon, greens, Bergamot, Pineapple, Mandarin Orange, cardamom, papaya, dash of cedar & orris root