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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Laelia Perrinii
Laelia Perrinii - Used in Floral 5 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Common Name Perrin's Laelia after English Orchid Enthusiast 1800's.
A Brazilian, medium sized, warm to cool growing, epiphytic orchid. It is found at altitudes of 700 to 900 meters. They carry a single, apical, ligulate, leathery, rounded at the apex leaf that blooms in the late summer through the winter with 2 to 6, long-lasting flowers on a to 25 cm long, raceme subtended by a large compressed sheath.
Fragrant with spicy floral notes.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Renanthera coccinea Lour. Syn. Epidendrum renanthera Raecusch., Gongora phillippica Lianos.
Chinese name and medicinal name: Huoyan lan (ﬁre orchid), red coral
It can ﬂower at any time of the year in a hot climate. This popular species is distributed from southern China to Myanmar, Thailand and Indochina.
Herbal Usage: In CTM it is used to remove gas, dampness, improve circulation, relieve rheumatic pain and to treat fractures Decoction is prepared with 9–15 g of the plant. The fresh plant is also rendered into a paste for application to affected parts of the body. Pickled young leaves this orchid (Indonesian names: Anggrek Merah, Boenga karang) was considered a delicacy.
Phytochemistry: Alkaloid is present in trace amounts (approximately 0.001 % dry weight, but the levels are much higher when dried. They exceed 0.1 % dry weight.
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.
Habenaria rhodocheila Hance
Chinese name and medicinal name: Chenghuangyufeng Hua
Thai names: Sanh hin, Lin mangkon, Pat daeng
Thai and Malaysian varieties bear more ﬂowers, and their colour is more intense. Flowering season is September to November. Stem and leaves dry out after ﬂowering and remain dormant during the dry season. When the rains appear in May, vegetative growth begins.
The species is widely distributed in Southeast Asia and from Hainan northwards to Guangdong, Hong Kong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangxi and Fujian.
Herbal Usage: In China, it is applied on ﬁnger ulcers to promote their healing. Decoction prepared with 3–9 g of the herb is used to treat ‘heat-ness’, swellings, traumatic injuries and for pain relief
Other scent notes
Mixed florals, oak, cedar, mandarin, musk and amber