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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Angranthes Grandiflora
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Goodyera foliosa (Lindl.) Benth ex C.B. Clarke
Chinese names: Houchunbanye Lan (Thick lipped, etched leaf orchid), Gaolinbanye Lan (High mountain ridge etched leaf orchid); Duoyebanye Lan (Multiple etched leaf orchid)
It occurs at 300–1800 m, growing on the humus-rich ﬂoor of broad-leaved, evergreen forests from the Himalayan foothills of India, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, across southern China (Xizang, Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Hong Kong, Fujian, Taiwan) to Japan and Korea.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used in decoction. It is antipyretic, detoxiﬁes, improves blood ﬂow, reduces swellings and is used in the treatment of tuberculosis, hepatitis, weepy sores and snake bites.
Goodyera velutina Maxim syn. G. morrisonicola Hay.
Chinese names (in Taiwan): Niaozui Lan (Bird mouth orchid), Rongyebanye Lan (Velvet leaved etched leaf orchid)
Herbal usage: TCM states that the whole plant is antipyretic and detoxiﬁes, and that it enlivens the blood. It is also used as a painkiller. It is used to “moisten the lungs”, improve kidney qi and treat haematuria, to improve circulation, reduce swelling, remove toxins, treat tuberculous coughs, bronchitis, dizziness, vertigo, fainting spells, fatigue, neurasthenia, erectile dysfunction, trauma, arthritic pain, sore throat, mastitis, tuberculous lymphadenitis, snake bites and skin diseases presenting with swelling and ulcers.
Ischnogyne manadarinanum (Kranzl.) Schltr.
Chinese name: Shoufang Lan (slim house orchid)
Flowering season is May to June. This saxicolous orchid grows on rocks in forest and ravines at 700–1500 m in Shaanxi, Gansu, Hubei, Sichuan and Guizhou in China.
Herbal Usage: Herb is obtained from Shanxi, Hubei and Sichuan. In China, the whole plant is sometimes used to treat tuberculous patients who cough, and bronchitis. The herb is obtained from Shaanxi, Hubei and Sichuan.
Oreorchis patens (Lindl.) Lindl.
Chinese name: Shan Lan (mountain orchid), Shuangbanshan Lan (double plate mountain orchid), (ﬁne ﬂower mountain orchid), (orchid herb), (gentle aunt of the mountain), (ice ball)
It is found in forests or at the edge of forests at 1000–3000 m from northern Yunnan, Jiangxi, Guizhou, Hunan and Taiwan, northwards into the northern provinces of China, and Korea, Japan and Siberia.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used as a deoxidant but the herb itself is slightly poisonous. It enlivens the liver, clears phlegm, stops coughs and heals carbuncles and lumps in the skin. It is used to treat swollen lymph nodes, sores and snake bites. It is also used to kill bugs. For decoction 3–9 g, for external use, pulverize and apply on the bites.
Thrixspermum centipeda Lour.
Thai name: Kratai hu dieo, Ta khap lueang, Tin ta khap, Ueang maeng mumkhao
It is an epiphytic species that flowers in June to July in China; July to September in Thailand. It is widely distributed from Bhutan to Hong Kong and Indonesia.
Usage: Whole plant is used to treat asthma in Thailand.
Other scent notes
Tea Rose, Carnation, Kudzu, Sinfonias, Black alder, Bougainvillea, Jasmine, sweet pea, Hyssop, Lily