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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Rhyncholaeliocattleya Ports of Fortune 'Dragon King'
Rhyncholaeliocattleya Ports of Fortune 'Dragon King' - Used in Fresh 12 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Yellow to chartreuse fragrant flowers that are up to 5" across. Lower half of the lip is accented in a red blush. Heavy substance. Hybrid of Rlc (Ports of Paradise x Fortune). Orchids release oxygen during the nighttime. Having this orchid in a bedroom is beneficial because it controls and balances your energies while you sleep.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Cypripedium himalaicum Rolfe
Chinese name: Xiaezhuo Lan (narrow calyx spoon orchid), Gaoshanshao Lan
Nepali name: Khujukpa
It has uneven broadly elliptic leaves and fragrant ﬂowers with lips. Flowering season is June to August in Nepal, June to July in China. It is widely distributed from the western Himalayas through Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Tibet and northern Burma.
It is used in CHM to treat female infertility, hernia and pain at the waist in women. In Nepal, juice extracted from fresh plants or a drink made with dried plants are used. It is also used to treat difﬁculty in passing urine, urinary stones, heart and lung disease and coughs.
Grammatophyllum speciosum Blume
Common name: Tiger Orchid
Indonesian names; Anggkrek tebu (Malay) (sugar cane orchid); Angkrek tiwu (sugar cane orchid), Kadaka susuru (Sundanese)
Malay names: Bunga puteri (Princess ﬂower);
Bunga bidadari (nymph’s ﬂower) Thai name: Wan phetchahueng Myanmar name: Kyar ba hone
Philippine names: Giant Orchid, Queen Orchid, Sugar-cane Orchid
The species is distributed in Burma, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippine, and Papua New Guinea in the lowlands.
In Singapore, it ﬂowers from August to September. Mr. Ridley noted that plants had to reach a large size before they will ﬂower but afterwards they would ﬂower every year. Plants grow very well in Penang in northern Malaysia which has a similar long dry season from November to February.
Herbal Usage: The stem of is used to treat fever and anaemia in Thailand. Roots are listed as an insect bite remedy in old Thai drug recipes. Kelabit in Sarawak use the orchid stems (ubud aram) as food, although it is slightly bitter when cooked.
Other scent notes
Aqua, lotus, bergamot, green melon, spearmint, berries and peach