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Contains Scented Notes of:
White Champaca- Sentosa's plants - Check details at Scentopia's scent library
Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Cattleya Bicolor var. Grossii
Cattleya Bicolor var. Grossii - Used in Floral 3 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Cattleya bicolor is native to Brazil where is occurring in different habitats. Typical, it is a species of epiphytic habit, but can also be found in earthly form growing on leaf litter and fallen pieces of wood of trees in forests, usually near rivers or swamps. In some regions can also be found growing on rocks.
Because of it's vibrant color and beautiful smell, it has become Orchid-growers favourite and had made to lot of shops in Singapore
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Pholidota cantonensis Rolfe
Chinese names: Xiyeshixiantao (ﬁne leaf rock- living Immortal peach), Yandou (rock bean)
Chinese medicinal name: Xiaoshixiantao (small rock-living Immortal peach)
This lithophytic Orchid grows on rocks in forests at 200–900 m in Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi Hunan and Taiwan.
Phytochemistry: Four active compounds were isolated from P. cantonensis, namely, pholidonone (1), ephemeranthoquinone (2), orchinol (3) and batatasin III (4). Pholidonone is a new compound.
Other compounds are- densiﬂorol, 3,5-dimethoxy-4-hydroxy- propiophenone, cinnamic acid, syringaaresinol, 24-methylenencycoartanol, ergosterol peroxide and beta-sitosterol.
Herbal Usage: Whole plant is used to treat high fever, eczema and hemorrhoids.
Goodyera brachysteia Hand. Mazz
Chinese name: Duanbaobanye Lan (Short bud spotted leaf orchid)
It is an endemic, small, terrestrial herb found in forests at 1300–2000 m only in southwest Guizhou province and the adjacent northeast Yunnan.
Herbal Usage: In TCM, the entire plant is used to prepare the medicine. It is used to “strengthen the middle burner and replenish qi (internal energy or life force)”. A decoction of the orchid plant is used to promote blood ﬂow and to relax the muscles and tendons. It beneﬁts the waist and kidneys, relieves backache, testicular swelling, dizziness, tinnitus and traumatic injuries.
Hippeophyllum scortechinii (Hook f.) Schltr.
Malay name: Setawar baker perah
This epiphytic species is distributed in Sumatra, the Malay Peninsula, Java, Borneo and Sulawesi. It is found in the lowlands of Pahang and Perak in shady locations, usually near rivers.
Herbal Usage: Malays in Kuala Lipis, a town in Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia, squeezed the hot juice from heated leaves of this orchid into the ear to relieve earache
Other scent notes
Carnation, pink lime, bergamot flower, cinnamon flower, sage & Vetiver