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Contains Scented Notes of:
Violet - Check details at Scentopia's scent library
Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Brassavola Martiana
Brassavola Martiana - Used in Floral 2 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Common Name Von Martin's Brassavola [German orchid collector and Botanist in Brazil 1800's. One of it's hybrids is named after Singapore - Brassavola Singapura . Both the varieties smell very nice and quiet similar. We have taken the parent plant as the hybrid is more difficult to grow. The smell is sort of sweet and soapy. Almost like you have just come out of shower.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Robiquetia succisa (Lindl.) Seidenf. and Garay
Chinese name: Jishu lan. In Hong Kong: preci- pice orchid, big ladder orchid
Chinese medicinal name: Xiaoyejishu Lan
Thai name: Uang Man Pu
Flowering period is May to August in Thailand and northeast India. It ﬂowers from June to September in China. It is found open forests and on cliffs at 500–1200 m in India and Bhutan across Myanmar and Thailand to Laos and Vietnam, and China.
Phytochemistry: Alkaloid is present in small amounts.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used as a blood tonic. In CTM, it is used to treat “heaty coughs”; it soothes the lungs.
Goodyera schlectendaliana Rchb. f.
Chinese names: Dabanye Lan (Large speckled orchid); Jinbian Lian (Gold border lotus); Yinherhuan (Silver ear orchid); Yinzong Lian (Silver palm lotus); Mountain jewel orchid
Taiwanese names: Da Wu Shan Ban Ye Lan (Mountain dawn etched/speckled orchid), Gao Shan Lian (Mountain lotus)
Japanese name: Miyama uzura (Quail of the deep mountain)
This dwarf species is native to China, Japan and Southeast Asia.
Phytochemistry: It contains a unique, complex ﬂavonol glucoside that was given the name Goodyerin. It is 8-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxy- phenylmethyl) quercetin-3-O-rutinoside and has sedative and anti-convulsant activities.
Usage: In TCM, the entire plant is used to clear the lungs, stop coughs, reduce swelling and pain, treat tuberculosis, coughs, phlegm, asthma and weak kidneys. A poultice of the leaves is applied for pain relief. Tincture is consumed with rice as a tonic for internal injuries.
Liparis bootanensis Griff. Syn. Liparis plicata Franch & Savat.
Chinese name: Lianchiyangersuan (sickle wing goat ear garlic). In Hong Kong and Bhutan Twayblade
Chinese medicinal name: Jiuliandeng (nine lotus lamps)
Taiwanese name: single leaf Liparis
Japanese name: Chi-kei-ran (bamboo grass Cymbidium)
Herb is epiphytic or lithophytic, with small, clustered, ovoid pseudobulbs. It is distributed from Nepal to south- ern China up to Hainan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan (Ryukyu Islands, Kyushu), Korea, Indochina, Thailand, Philippines, Borneo, Java, the Langkawi Islands and Myanmar at 800–2300 m.
Herbal Usage: Botanically, in CTM, Jiuliandeng, the entire plant is used to treat fever, enrich qi and blood, treat tuberculosis, lymph node enlargement in tuberculosis, sores and ulcers, abdominal pain, distension and schistosomiasis. Cooked with pork, it provides a remedy for coughs and sore throat.
Other scent notes
Rose, Jasmine, tart cranberries and fresh green