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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Angraecum Birrinense
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Cleisostoma fuerstenbergianum Kraenzl Syn. Cleisostoma ﬂagelliforme (Rolfe ex Downie) Garay
Chinese name: Changyegeju Lan (long leaf separate distance orchid)
Thai names: Kloi nam thai in Ubon Ratchathani; kang pla
Herbal Usage: Herb is obtained from Hainan and Yunnan. The whole plant is used as a remedy for heat and toxins, sore throat and tonsillitis in China. Leaves are used to treat diabetes in Thailand.
Goodyera biflora (Lindl.) Hook f. Syn. Goodyera pauciﬂora Schltr.
Chinese name: Danhuabanye Lan (Big ﬂower spotted leaf orchid) for Goodyera pauciﬂora from Sichuan and Yunnan: Shaohuabanye Lan (Few ﬂowered spotted leaf orchid)
This small, terrestrial orchid has a long creeping rhizome with an erect stem that are distributed from Nepal, Bhutan and India across Xizang, Yunnan, Sichuan, Shanxi, Hubei, Hunan and Guangdong Provinces in China to Japan and Korea. Herb is obtained from Shanxi, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet.
Herbal Usage: In China, the whole plant is used to treat haemetemesis associated with tuberculosis, anorexia and neurosis. It enriches yin, and beneﬁts the lungs. Chinese herbalists use the whole plant for detoxiﬁcation and to treat snake bites, sores and ulcers. The leaves were used in decoction and externally to treat scrofula in the Americas.
Grammatophyllum scriptum (L.) Blume
Common Names: Leopard orchid (adapted from Gramm. leopardinum Reichb. f.); tiger orchid (for var. tigrinum Lindl.)
Indonesian names provided by Rumphius (1627–1702): Angrec calappa, Angrec lida in Bali; Angrek boki, Bonga boki, bonga putri (Malay); Saja baki, Saja ngawa, Ngawan, Saja ngawa (Ternate), Anggrek kringsing (Bali)
Contemporary Indonesian names: Bunga Bidadari, Anggerik Bidadari, Bunga Puteri (Malaka); Anggerik Puteri; Anggerik Matjan; Anggerik Harimau; Anggerik Boki (Maluku); Anggerik Garingsinge (Bali); Anggerik Tiwu Anggerik Susuru (Sunda); Saja Bake; Saja Ngawa; Saja Ngawan (Ternate) Tijgerorchidee (Belanda).
Main ﬂowering season is April to May and it is distributed from Borneo eastwards to the Paciﬁc.
Herbal Usage: The pulp was pounded together with Curcuma (kunyit, turmeric, Curcuma domestica), for application on ﬁngers afﬂicted by bacterial infection of the nailbed. Rinsing one’s mouth with sap of pseudobulbs was a remedy for thrush. A poultice prepared from mashed orchid pseudobulbs and ginger was applied to the abdomen as a vermifuge. It supposedly is capable of expelling all bad humors from the bowel and swollen spleen. The paste was applied on swollen legs to drain the ﬂuid.
Habenaria stenopetala Lindl.
Chinese name: Xiabanyufenghua
Chinese medicinal name: Jishencao
A terrestrial herb of variable height. It ﬂowers in August in Thailand, and to October in China, also August to October in India.
It is found in open areas or in dipterocarp forests in Pakistan, northern India, Southeast Asia and in Tibet, Guizhou, Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands of Japan at 300–1800 m.
Herbal Usage: In CTM it is used to treat erectile dysfunction and hernias. It enhances kidney and sexual functions. The medicine is prepared by boiling 3–9 g of the dried plant.
There are 54 species of Habenaria in China, of which 13 are used in Chinese herbal medicine. An equal number of Habenaria species are used medicinally in India. The usages in the two large Asian nations do not overlap and many species which occur in both countries may be used in one but not in the other.
Holcoglossum amesianum (Rchb. f.) Christenson
Chinese names: Dagencaoshe Lan (big slot tongue orchid), Wanda Lan (ten thousand generation orchid), Diao lan (hanging orchid), Jiegucao (bone setting herb)
Chinese medicinal name: Jiuzhualong
Myanmar name: Moe kadol
It is epiphytic on trees growing on limestone rocks in the shade.
Herbal Usage: CTM states the whole plant as an antipyretic. It diminishes inﬂammation, improves blood ﬂow, and removes gas and humidity. It is used to treat malaria, sore throat, mastitis, urinary infection, rheumatic pain, backache, irregular menses, traumatic bleeding and traumatic fractures.
Other scent notes
Orange blossom, aquatic notes, bergamot, and tangerine; balanced with rosemary, jasmine, and persimmon