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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Cattleya (Laeliocattleya) Aloha Case
Cattleya (Laeliocattleya) Aloha Case coerulea - Used in Citrus 9 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Easy-growing hybrid with Cattleya walkeriana as one of its parents. Like C. walkeriana, it stays fairly compact cattleya with large, fragrant flowers. This colour form will give you blue shades rather than the normal pink/lavender.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Habenaria longicorniculata J Graham Syn. Habenaria longecalcarata A. Rich.
Indian name: Devasunda. Tamil name: Kozhikilangu Japanese name: Oze-no-sawa-tombo
It ﬂowers in July to September in the Western Ghats; August to November in Tamil Nadu. It is found at 800–1900 m, extending to Orissa and Bihar in the north-East.
Herbal Usage: Natti Vaidyas (folk practitioners) reported during a meeting that fresh tubers were eaten to reduce scrotal enlargement. All parts of the plant can be used to control pain and swelling. A paste of crushed tuber is mixed with an equal volume of turmeric powder, and the resultant colored paste is applied to the affected site to correct leukoderma.
Herminium monorchis (L.) R. Br.
Chinese names: Jiaopan Lan (angle plate orchid), Ren shen guo
Chinese medicinal name: Rentouqi
Flowering period is June to September. Two ovoid tubers are formed each season, the larger going on to produce leaves and ﬂower the following season, the smaller detaching to start a new plant. Its principal form of reproduction is vegetative.
It has wide distribution across temperate Eurasia from Japan across Korea, northern China and Russia, and all of Europe. It also occurs in central Asia and the Himalayas. This terrestrial orchid is found in moist locations, in damp grassland or short turf, on non-calcareous soils.
Herbal Usage: Herb is obtained from the north- ern provinces and the Yangzi region. Entire plant is used to enrich yin. It beneﬁts the “kidney and stomach” and regulates menstruation. It is prescribed for a nervous breakdown, confu- sion, insomnia, thirst, anorexia, and precocious greying of hair, or to strengthen and nourish a weak body.
In a small, non-controlled, open trial of 93 patients suffering from chronic constipation, oral treatment with glucomannan 1 g three times a day resulted in improvement and there were no side effects.
Liparis cespitosa (Lam.) Lindl.
Chinese name: Xiaohuayanger Suan (small ﬂowered goat ear garlic), Shisuantou (stone garlic), Yeshengyangersuan (goat ear garlic), Congshen-gyangersuan
It ﬂowers in September, January and March in Sri Lanka. The species enjoys a wide distribution from East Africa across the Himalayan foothills, southern China and Southeast Asia to the Paciﬁc Islands.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used in Taiwan to treat fever and remove toxins. In CTM terminology, it cools blood and stops bleeding.
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.
Other scent notes
Heavy citrus notes, finished with dash of neroli and bergamot