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Contains Scented Notes of:
Passion Flower - Check details at Scentopia's scent library
Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Dendrobium Aureum
Dendrobium Aureum - Used in Floral 6 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
It is native to the Himalayas, Yunnan, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Dendrobium is an epiphytic orchid with clustered, cane-like, overhanging to pendulous stems. Its blooms are colourful. There are many different cultivated varieties produce different sized and coloured blooms. Dendrobium hybrid orchids are popular for their show of brightly coloured flowers along the stems.
They smell fruity mixed with violets.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Bulbophyllum laxiflorum Syn. Bulbophyllum radiatum
Chinese names: Fusheshidou Lan (radiating stone bean orchid); Yashe Lan (Duck tongue orchid)
Chinese medicinal names: Shizao (Stone date); Shiduo (stone bean); Yanduo (stone bean); Jinduo (golden date); Shimi (Stone rice); Duyiyanzhu (Single leaf cliff pearl)
Found in southeastern China, Myanmar, Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
B. laxiﬂorum is believed to enrich the Yin and beneﬁt lungs by clearing phlegm and stopping haemoptysis. It also helps stomach by improving appetite, helping digestion and relieving dry throat.
Dendrobium aduncum Lindl. Syn D. scorianum W. W. Smith, D. faulhaberianum Schltr.
Chinese names: Gouzhuangshihu (noble hook Dendrobium), Huangcaoshihu (yellow herbal Dendrobium); Dahuangcao (large yellow herbal Dendrobium); Honglancao (red orchid herb); Jishengcao (parasitic herb)
It is widely distributed from the Himalayan foothills to Kwangtung Province and Hong Kong, Lantau and Hainan Islands in southern China, southwards into Myanmar, northern Thailand and Vietnam.
Herbal Usage: as Shihu. The stem is nourishing and promotes vitality. Antipyretic, it also beneﬁts the stomach and stops thirst. It is commonly used to help patients who are weak because of illness, and those who have a poor appetite.
Hetaeria obliqua Blume
Chinese name: Xiebanfanchun Lan Malay name: Pokok tumbak hutan
The species is found in lowland forests in Sumatra, Thailand, Nicobar Islands, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.
Herbal Usage: Leaves were pounded to make a poultice which was used to treat sores and infected wounds in Peninsular Malaysia. Leaves of a second orchid, Thrixspermum pardale, were added in making the poultice for treating ulcers of the nose by villagers in Malaya.
Other scent notes
Indonesian rose, Muguet, lily, green moss, dark musk, cedar, sandalwood, and amber