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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Encyclia Citrina
Encyclia Citrina - Used in Citrus 4 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
It has pendant plants and flowers. The flowers are grouped as an inflorescence 6–10 cm (2.4–3.9 in) in length, one to two large flower, usually 5 to 6.5 cm. Its blooms are pale yellow to canary yellow or almost orange with fleshy sepals and petals.
It's not native to Singapore, but its beautiful and very strong Citrus smells had made us include this to our portfolio.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Chinese name: Chibanshidou Lan (tooth petal stone bean orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Duyeyanzhu
It is used to treat swellings. It “beneﬁts yin, reduces heat”, hence used to treat sore throat, tonsillitis, mouth ulcers and fever. For decoction, 6–15 g dried herb or 30–60 g of fresh herb is boiled. For external usage, plant pulverised to make a paste.
Eulophia pratensis Lindl. syn. Eulophia ramentacea Wight
Local name: (Marathi): Satavari
Herbal Usage: Tubers are used as salep misri. Fresh tubers were pounded and applied over the abdomen to kill worms. They are also applied externally and taken orally to treat enlarged scrofulous glands in the neck. The dried roots were placed in small bags set around a building to drive away snakes.
Liparis cathcartii Hook.f.
Chinese name: Erzheyangersuan (two fold sheep ear garlic
It is a small terrestrial herb. It is distributed only in Sichuan and central and northwest Yunnan in China, but it also occurs in Laos, Myanmar, northeast India, Bhutan and Nepal.
Herbal Usage: Chinese herbal medicine employs the whole plant to stop pain and to clear colds.
Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb. f.
This is a beautiful, pink Phalaenopsis with an upright, monopodial habit and mottled leaves. It occurs in Luzon and Mindanao in the Philippines at 800–1200 m. Flowering period is February to May.
Phytochemistry: Two alkaloids, Phalanopsine La and Phalaenopsine T, have been isolated from this orchid.
Herbal Usage: It is used to counter poison. A heated leaf of the orchid is placed over centipede bites in the Philippines. Decoction of the leaves is also used for phthisis, and for stomach ache.
Platanthera minor (Miq.) Rchb. f.
Chinese names: Dayizhijian (big arrow), Luanchunfendie Lan (soft lipped, pink butterﬂy orchid), Xiaoshechun Lan (small tongue lip orchid), Guanyinzhun (Guanyin bamboo),
Chinese medicinal name: Zhuliaoshen
It ﬂowers in early summer and is found in China, Korea and Japan.
Herbal Usage: In CTM, it is supposed to enlivens yin elements, beneﬁts the lungs, improves air currents and promotes salivation. It is used to treat weak bodies, mental weakness, nocturnal emission, discharges and infants with hernia.
It helps to strengthen kidney and lungs, relieves asthmatic coughs, kidney weakness and lower backache, dizziness, people recuperating from long illness and nocturnal emission. For decoction, 15–60 g of the plant is used.
Pleione yunnanensis (Rolfe) Rolfe syn. Coelogyne yunnanensis Rolfe
Chinese name: Yunnandusuan Lan (Yunnan sin- gle garlic orchid, Yunnan single bulb orchid), Duyebaiji (single leaf Baiji), Dusuan Lan (single garlic orchid)
It is found on mossy rocks in light shade, or as a terrestrial on grassy slopes or amongst shrubbery at 1100–3500 m. It is endemic in southwestern China.
Herbal Usage: . It is said to nourish the lungs, and is used to treat coughs, pulmonary silicosis, tuberculosis and bronchitis. The stem is used to remove heat and toxin, stop coughs, clear phlegm, arrest bleeding and promote tissue healing. It is also prescribed for gastro-intestinal bleeding, carbuncle and external injuries.
Other scent notes
Mandarin, Bergamot, Coriander, Sage, Rosemary, Pepper & Oak