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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Miltoniopsis Santanaei
Miltoniopsis Santanaei - Used in Floral 3 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
In the past, miltoniopsis were extremely popular with growers. Orchid literature from the late 1800's well into the early part of this century is filled with drawings and photographs of magnificently grown plants covered with flowers.
A delightful small-growing orchid that has the scent of roses. Many of the miltoniopsis hybrids also have this quality.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Calanthe tricarinata Lindl.
Chinese name: Sanlengxiaji Lan (triangular prism prawn spine orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Jiuzilianhuancao (nine united sons ﬂowering herb) This name also refers to Calanthe discolor; Roulianhuan
Herbal Usage: It is found in Shanxi, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Guizhou and Xizang. Leaf paste is used to treat wounds and eczema in Nepal. In that country, leaves and pseudobulbs are valued as aphrodisiacs. In Uttarakhand, West Himalaya, roots and leaves are used to treat jaundice and typhoid.
In China, the root is used to stimulate blood circulation, relax muscles and joints, remove wind and stop bleeding. It is used in the treatment of stomachache, arthritis, lumbar muscle degeneration and traumatic injuries.
Dendrobium indivisum (Blume) Miq.
Thai Name: Kang pla
It is a tiny Dendrobium. It gorws in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. Although this is a free-ﬂowering species, it has no horticultural value owing to the insigniﬁcant size of its ﬂowers.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used to treat headache in Thailand.
Gastrochilus distichus (Lindl.) Kuntze syn. Saccolabium distichum Lindl
Chinese name: Lieyepenju Lan (leaves in a row, pot distance orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Fenghuangmao
The species occurs in southeast Tibet, western Yunnan, Sikkim, Bhutan and Nepal.
Phytochemistry: It contains alkaloid.
Herbal Usage: The plant is used to treat mastitis.
Luisia morsei Rolfe
Chinese names: Dayangjiao (big goat horn), Chaizigu (hairpin strand), Jinhuancao (gold ring grass), Shucong (tree onion).
Chinese medicinal names: Chaizigu (hairpin strand); Jinchagu (gold hairpin section); Sanshi Gen (30 root); Songjisheng (pine para- site); Chongjisheng (worm parasite) Haibanhu (sea strip tiger) Tanxiangxian (sandlewood thread) Longxucao (dragon beard grass)
Description: It is an epiphyte from hilly forests of southern China (Hainan, Guangxi, Guizhou and Yunnan), Japan, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
Herbal Usage: TCM states that the whole plant promotes movement of “wind”, boosts yang elements, and stops vomiting. It detoxiﬁes, removes gas and dampness and is used in Taiwan for the treatment of infantile paralysis, rheumatism, malaria, oedema, hypertension and for removal of poisons. It can also kill bugs
Luisia tristis (G.Forst.) Hook. f. Syn. Luisia teretifolia Gaudich., Luisia zeylandica Lindl.
Indian and Bangladeshi name: Koira
Nepalese names: Bori jhaar, Kuwaa ko keraa
Sri Lankan name: Muwa kiriya (Stems like deer horns), soma valli (in Sanskrit)
Thai name: Kluai nam thai
Chinese medicinal name: Jinchaigu
It is distributed from Bhutan, the Sikkim Himalayas to south India and Sri Lanka, and across Bengal and Myanmar to the Andamans, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and New Caledonia. It is found at low elevations.
Phytochemistry: A small amount of alkaloid is present.
Herbal Usage: It is used in medicinal oils used to treatment of fractures by Sri Lankan Ayurvedic practitioners. A paste prepared with crushed plants is applied to boils, abscesses and tumors in Uttar Pradesh. Emollient made from the plant is used for abscesses and burns in Nepal, and juice from the leaves is used for treating chronic wounds. The juice is also used to get rid of worms. In Nepal, Bangladesh and Karnataka (India), stems are used to treat boils, burns and fractures. A paste of the dried plant with turmeric and ginger is taken three times a day for 10 days to treat jaundice.
Root extract is used for myalia, and to stop diarrhoea in cattle. In Bisamkatak Orissa, locals call it koira. Valmikis of Viskhatnam district in Andhra Pradesh use a paste made with the entire plant, egg white, turmeric and calcium to apply as a plaster which is then and bound with a bandage on fractured limbs to set fractures.
It is listed as a herbal remedy, Jinchaigu, in Zhongyao Bencao. However, L. zeylandica (¼
L. tristis) does not occur in China, and the herb is imported from India and Myanmar. In Yunnan, it is used to treat ‘heatiness’, remove toxins, cure malaria, pruritus, sore throat, otitis media and food poisoning.
Other scent notes
Geranium, Forget-me-not, Encian, Gerbera, Lotus, Bell flower, Angel’s trumpet , Edelweiss, Magnolia, Snow flower