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Contains Scented Notes of:
Rose - Check details at Scentopia's scent library
Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Eria Javanica
Eria Javanica - Used in Floral 8 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
The Javanese Eria - In China Xiang Hua Mao Lan- This is wide-spread in Asia because it grow in warm-to-cool climate. It also flowers almost around the year, so it is one of the most common species in garden and Orchid-farms. It has beautiful star-shaped, creamy yellow flowers packed onto a graceful arching spike.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Dendrobium fargesii Finet. syn. Epigeneium fargesii (Finet) Gagnep
Chinese names: Danyehouchun Lan (single leaf, thick-lipped orchid), Maihu (wheat Dendrobium); Guoshangye (leaf above fruit); Shiduo (stone bean); Danyeshizao (single leaf stone date); Shi Lan (stone olive)
Taiwanese name: Lian Zhu Lan (chain of pearls orchid), Xiao Pan Long (coiled dragon) San Xing Shi Hu (three stars Dendrobium)
Herbal Usage: The entire plant is used for clearing heat and moistening dryness. It clears phlegm and stops coughs. It is used to treat tuberculous cough, bronchitis, pneumonia, diph- theria, sore throat, gastritis, knife wounds and night sweats.
Eulophia ochreata Lindl.
Indian names: Amarkand, Singadyakand
Description: It is a pseudobulbous, terrestrial orchid, endemic in Peninsular India.
Phytochemistry: A phenanthrene, 9,10-dihydro- 2,5-methoxyphenanthrene-1,7-diol isolated from the tubers is anti-inﬂammatory. The phenanthrene, remarkably did not interfere with any cellular process.
Herbal Usage: Tubers are used for a variety of conditions in Mumbai. The juice is applied externally to treat rheumatism. Tubers have a high mineral content exceeding 2 % of dry weight and are eaten as a traditional vegetable.
In Rajasthan, India, powdered pseudobulbs are mixed with powdered tubers of Chlorophytum borivilianum in equal proportions and a teaspoon of the mix dissolved in milk is consumed daily for a month to boost the immune system. Tuber powder is also administered to patients with leukemia.
Tubers are also used as aphrodisiac, and “blood puriﬁer”, to treat
Gastrodia elata Blume
Local Name: Tianma (Heaven’s ﬁbre, Sky burlap)
Other Common Names: Chinese: Ming Tianma (Bright heaven’s ﬁbre); Chi Jian (Crimson arrow); Chijiangen (Red arrow root); Ding Feng Cao (Wind-calming herb); Bai Long Pi (White dragon skin); Bailongcao (White dragon grass)
Japanese name: Tenma (Heaven’s ﬁbre); Oni-no- yagara (Orge’s arrow)
Korean name: Cheon ma
Flowering season is May to July all over China. Tuber of this orchid is one of the oldest drugs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The records date only to the Han Dynasty (221 BC–220). Its original name was Chi Jian (Red arrow). The current name, Tianma (Heaven’s ﬁbre), was ﬁrst mentioned during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) in Kai Bao Bencao published in 973.
The relationship of G. elata to fungi Armillaria mellea (honey fungus) is quite complex in the natural setting and not restricted to Armillaria.
It is used for
For frightfulness of children,
For stroke, tetanus, for migraine and various forms of headaches,
For malaise, dizziness, sleepiness, headaches
For excessive liver yang, surge of liver wind, headaches, dizziness, insomnia
For high blood pressure
For postpartum blood circulation
For stroke with paralysis of extremities
For rheumatism with stiffness of extremities in women
For backache and pain of the lower extremities
For rheumatism, numbness and paralysis
For lung “wind poison”, pruritus and skin boils and ulcers
For generalized dermatitis
Phytochemistry: To date, 47 compounds, of which the majority were phenols, have been isolated from G. elata.
On Skin Pigmentation - Korean, Chinese and other Asian scientists are screening medicinal plants for tyrosinase and DOPA auto-oxidation inhibitory activities to possibly employ them as skin whiteners in the cosmetic industry.
Herminium lanceum (Thunb. ex Sw.) Vuijk
Chinese names: Shuangchunjiaopan Lan (two lips, angle plate orchid), Shuangshencao (two kidney grass), Chachunjiaopan Lan
Chinese medicinal name: Yaozicao
It is a terrestrial herb, thriving among grasses in forests, thickets and grassy slopes, and among rocks at 1100–3500 m. It ﬂowers from June to August or September in mainland China, April to September in Taiwan, July to August in Sikkim, July to October in Bhutan and June to August in Nepal. Herb is obtained from Shandong to Tibet and from Dongbei (Northeast China, Manchuria) to Guangxi and Taiwan.
Herbal Usage: The root is said to beneﬁt the lung; it is used to treat tuberculosis. It also beneﬁts the kidney, strengthens the muscles and bones and stops bleeding. The decoction is prepared with 6–15 g of the herb. In India, it enjoys usage as a nutrient or a tonic.
Other scent notes
English Marigold, Freesia, Geranium, Mimosa, Heather, Narcissus, Pansy, Rose hip, Safflower, Violet, Jasmin