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Contains Scented Notes of:
Anise - Check details at Scentopia's scent library
Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Miltonia Regnellii
Miltonia Regnellii - Used in Fresh 2 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
An amazingly beautiful Brazilian species with 3" fusiform bulbs and few long pretty leaves. It blooms in late summer to fall. It has 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with successively opening, flat flowers. They are greenish yellow with a large lip that is a lovely white with a yellow callus. Another non-native variety, now found at flower shops. Flowers are wonderfully scented of a floral soap.
Some people have picked specific notes of Oranges. Other have also noticed notes of Coriander
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Liparis Rostrata Rchb. f.
Chinese name: Chitu yangersuan
Pseudobulbs are small, ovoid and produces a stem from its base. Flowers are tiny with linear yellowish-green sepals, dark purple, ﬁliform petals. It is distributed from northern Pakistan to western Nepal, southern Xizang and at Gaoligongshan in Yunnan, on soil-covered rocks.
Usage: Tubers are used to treat stomach disorders in India and it is also used as a tonic.
Holcoglossum quasipinifolium (Hayata) Schltr.
Chinese names: Songye Lan (pine leaf orchid), (pine needle orchid), Qiaochun Lan (sledge lip orchid), Caoshe Lan (slot tongue orchid); Yeludongqing (green leaf pine).
This semi-terete leaf orchid, once thought to be was endemic in Taiwan, where it occurs invthe Central Mountain Range at 2000–2500 m, often growing on the branches of Quercus.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used to remove wind and dampness. It causes diuresis and is used for joint pains. It has a broader range of medicinal usage being also used to treat varied infections (malaria, sore throat, mastitis and urinary tract infection) and bleeding disorders (irregular menstruation and traumatic bleeding).
Vanda coerulea Griff. ex Lindl.
Chinese name: Dahuawandai Lan (big ﬂower ten thousand generation orchid, Large Vanda)
Thai name: Fa Mui (in the north), Pho don ya, Pho thong (Karen Mae Hong Son)
Myanmar Name: Moe lone hmine
Indian name (Tirap District, Arunachal Pradesh): Rangpu
It forms the backbone of most blue and red Vanda hybrids. Hence, it was highly sought after and over collected. It was declared an endangered epiphytic species. Due to protection provided, it is now thriving in the wild, especially in Myanmar and northern Thailand.
In Arunachal Pradesh, it is venerated and used for worship.
Phytochemistry: Phytosterols, terpenoids, carbohydrates and stilbenoids were identiﬁed. Imbricatin, methoxycoelonin and gigantol showed anti-oxidant properties and inhibited COX-2 production and activity in ultraviolet-irradiated skin cells, thus suggesting that they could protect skin against the harmful effects of sunlight and pollution.
Herbal Usage: Juice from the leaves is used to treat dysentery and diarrhea. Juice is also used for skin diseases. It is also reported to be used extensively for lesions of eye in northeastern India.
Other scent notes
Mediterranean sea notes: Japanese grapefruit, Fresh Osmanthus, Sweet Olive, dew-covered watercress, cassis, fresh amber and myrrh