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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Coelogyne Rochussenii
Coelogyne Rochussenii - Used in Floral 4 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
This is one of the Orchids chosen by MAS to be printed on $5 silver coin. It blooms in the winter in Singapore cultivation on a basal, with up to 40 fragrant, simultaneously opening flowers. The flowers semi-close each night and reopen in the morning with the sun's arrival. They have often a sweet scent, attracting different kinds of pollinators, such as bees, wasps and beetles.This was coincidently re-discovered in Singapore and was replanted. Now it can easily be seen at many places.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Calanthe triplicata syn. Calanthe veratrifolia R. Br. ex Ker Gawl.
Chinese names: Sanzhexiaji Lan (three layered shrimp’s spine), Baihe Lan (white crane orchid), Shishangjiao (leaf on the stone), Roulianhuan (meaty chain of rings); Paiwan (put in order and bend in a stream), embossed banana leaf orchid
Chinese medicinal name: Shishangjiao (leaf on the stone)
Japanese name: Tsuru Ran
Thai name: Ueang Kao Tog
Indonesian names: Lau Bawang in Kalimantan Barat; Angkrek Popotjongan, Ahan Malona (Amboin); Bunga Tiga Lapis (Maluku); Guru ni Hambing (Batak Toba) Lumbu Hutan (Sumatra and Timor); Seugeundeu (Gajo Singkut in Batak Karo) Anggrek bayi tidur(Sulawesi)
Phytochemistry: Leaves of C. triplicata produce indigo when bruised.
Herbal Usage: In Taiwan use the root to treat rheumatism, backache and traumatic injuries including fractures. The whole plant is a diuretic. In Karnataka the roots are used for diarrhoea and toothache. In Arunachal Pradesh, the roots are an ingredient in a remedy for swollen hands, and, in a separate combination, used for treating diarrhea. Various parts of the plant are used to treat toothache. Pseudobulbs are a masticatory for a variety of gastrointestinal disorders while ﬂowers are used to relieve toothache. Root extract is used to treat diarrhoea and toothache.
Rumphius from 17th century Amboin (Sulawesi) noted that the plant was “quite sharp” and cautioned regarding its use. He said that, the taste of the roots is insipid, but suddenly it becomes quite sharp, “like some Gentiana, burning the mouth, so that one’s lips will swell, one’s throat gets hoarse, and one even feels this sharpness in the leaves, wherein it differs from all Angreks”. Back then, the roots were used together with nutmeg, cloves and two types of ginger “rubbed together and tied to” the swollen hands
Cymbidium lancifolium Hook.
Chinese names: Soushan Hu (searching moun- tain tiger), Zhupo Lan (bamboo and pine): Tuer Lan (rabbit ear orchid); Diqingmei(green ﬂoor plum); Xuli Cao (Through-the-ages herb, everlasting Herb). In Taiwan: white bamboo-leaf orchid.
Indonesian name : Ki Adjag in Sunda
It ﬂowers in April in Hong Kong and from May to August on the Chinese mainland. This is possibly the least attractive species in Cymbidium. Phytochemistry: Saponins are present in C. lancifolium. Alkaloids are absent.
Herbal Usage: In China, the entire plant is used to relieve rheumatism, improve blood ﬂow, and to treat traumatic injuries.
Dendrobium densiflorum Lindl. Syn Dendrobium clavatum Roxb.
Thai names: Ueang Mon Kai Liam, Uang Min Khai Luang.
Vietnamese name: Thy-tien Myanmar name: Ta khun lone shwe Nepali name: Sungabha, Sungava
Herbal Usage: In India, leaves of D. densiﬂorum are ground into a paste with salt and applied on fractures to help set bones. Pulp of the pseudobulbs is used to remove pimples and boils in Nepal.
Eulophia dabia (D. Don) Hochr. syn. Eulophia campestris Wall ex Lindl.
Indian names: Salibmisri, Sung Misrie, Charle-michhri in Bengal, Salum (in Mumbai), Salib- misri (in Punjab); Salu (Gujerati dialect), Salibmisri (Hindi), Salamisri (Marathi), Bongataini (Santal), Salabmisri (Urdu), Amrita, Amritobhava, Jiva, Jivani, Pranabhrita, Pranada, Sudhamuli, Virakanda (Sanskrit)
It is distributed from Afghanistan, Baluchistan, Uzbekistan, the southern Himalayas, to south China.
Phytochemistry: Tubers contain n-heacosyl alcohol and lupeol. Mucilage of the orchid is suitable for use as a binder in the preparation of tablets for the pharmaceutical trade. Using paracetamol as a model drug, the tablets employing E. dadia mucilage as binder released more than 85 % of the medication within 3 h
Herbal Usage: Tubers are eaten as tonic and aphrodisiac in India and Nepal. They are astringent and stimulate the appetite. Ayurveda practitioners prescribe it for stomach ache, poor appetite and to stimulate blood ﬂow in patients suffering from heart disease, albeit its major role is as a tonic and aphrodisiac. For consumption, it is usually mixed with milk and ﬂavored with spices and sugar.
Corymborkis veratrifolia (Reinw.) Blume
Chinese name: Guanhua Lan
Malaysian name: Kayu Hok in aboriginal Semang
Phytochemistry: Alkaloid is present in Corymborkhis veratrifolia.
Herbal Usage: In India, juice freshly extracted from the leaves is used as an emetic. It is used to treat cuts on the feet in the British Solomon Islands.
Other scent notes
Ylang-Ylang, Iris, French Jasmine, Daphne, Orris Root, Rose petals, Lily-of-the-Valley, Bromelia, Lilac, Kiwi Blossoms, Peony