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Contains Scented Notes of following in various proportions:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Phalaenopsis Kilby Cassviola
Phalaenopsis Kilby Cassviola - Used in Floral 1 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
We are sure you would have seen this Orchid at some hotel or office reception center. They are most commonly found Orchids as Native variety as well as planted.
Many young plants are propagated by tissue culture in the Netherlands, Taiwan and Thailand, and then are exported to other countries (including Singapore) for subsequent growth and flowering.
They smell a very brilliant ‘Sweet-spicy" Fragrance
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Liparis stricklandiana Rchb. f.
Chinese names: Shanchunyangersuan (fan lip sheep ear garlic), Luhuayangersuan (green ﬂower sheep ear garlic)
It is an epiphytic species distributed from Hong Kong, China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan) and Tibet, Vietnam, Sikkim, Bhutan and Nepal, at in forests on hill slopes.
Herbal Usage: Herb is used to treat sores, abscesses and ulcers.
Cyrtosia septentrionalis (Rchb. f.) Garay
Syn. Galeola septentrionalis Rchb. f. Chinese name: Xue hong rou guo lan
Chinese medicinal name: Shanshanhu
Japanese name: Tsuchi-akebi, Dutuusoo
In the shaded and sparse understory of forests where this orchid grows, insect pollinators are limited. Hence, the orchid has adapted and has an effective self-pollinating system.
Phytochemistry: Several glycosides amd 8 phenolic derivatives were isolated. These are-
1- 2,4-bis(4-hydroxybenzyl) phenol
2- Bis[4(beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-benzyl](S)- (-)-2-isopropylmalate
3- Bis[4-(beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy)benzyl](S)- (-)-2-sec-butylmalate
7- 4-(beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy)benzyl alcohol or gastrodin
8- 5-methoxy-3-(2-[phenyl-E-ethenyl)-2,4-bis (4-hydroxybenzyl)phenol
Herbal Usage: It's used to treat stiffness or spasm of the muscles. Paste made with the whole plant and vegetable oil is used for sores and fungal infection of the skin with ulceration; and fruit with liquorice and prepared in decoction for treating gonorrhea. Decoction of the root of Galeola septentrionalis was formerly used in Japan to treat gonorrhoea. Ash produced by burning the plant was used as a hair tonic for diseases of the scalp.
Habenaria roxburghii, Nicolson Syn. Habenaria platyphylla Spreng
It occurs in the plains and scrub jungle up to 800 m, often sheltered within thorny bushes and on exposed rocks.
Herbal Usage: In Tamil Nadu, it is used in Ayurvedic medicines. Ayurveda practitioners use the tubers to treat wasting diseases, fever, disorders of the blood, haemorrhage and fainting. About 10–15 g of the tubers is crushed with 2–3 g of pepper and garlic, and the extract is taken orally for snake bites by the Konda reddis in Andra Pradesh.
Other scent notes
Violet, rose, olive flower, bean, Guaiac woods