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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Aerangis Modesta
Aerangis Modesta - Used in Fresh 5 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
A small sized species that occurs at altitudes of 100 to 1500 meters as an hot to warm growing epiphyte with 15 cm or shorter stems carrying obovate, fleshy-coriaceous leaves. They bloom in the spring to early summer on a to 50 cm long, pendant inflorescence with 6 to 15 well spaced, waxy, fragrant, long-lived flowers, often with the apical flower opening first and being the largest.
They are intolerant of stale air and make the air smell very fragrant at night. The smell is Minty and Spicy.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Dendrobium crystallinum Rchb. f.
Chinese name: Hainanjinmao Shihu (Hainan Province crystal hat Dendrobium)
Thai Names: Ueang sai sam si, Ueang nang fawn Myanmar Name: Setkhu pan
Herbal Usage: Entire plant is used as medicine. It has a long history of usage as shihu and goes by the name, zhong huan cha.
Otochilus fuscus Lindl.
Chinese name: Xiaye Erchun Lan
A terrestrial herb that flowers in December to January in Nepal, and November to January in Bhutan. It is distributed from Bhutan and Nepal to north-east India, Yunnan, Myanmar and Thailand to Indochina.
Herbal Usage: Pseudobulbs are used to treat fractures.
Bulbophyllum griffithi Syn. Bulbophyllum calodictyon Schltr., B. chitoense S.S. Ying, Sarcopodium grifﬁthi Lindl
Chinese name: Duanchishiduo Lan (stone bean orchid), Xiaolushidaolan (small green stone bean orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Shichuanlian
Grows in central Taiwan, south- east Yunnan, Vietnam, northeast India, Bhutan and Nepal. It ﬂowers in February, August and October to November in China, and in August at the Khasia Hills and in Sikkim in northeast.
Main usage is to treat chronic coughs, bronchitis and sore throat. Fresh or dry pseudobulbs are used for treating pulmonary condition to relieve coughs, pain and reduce inﬂammation. Paste can also applied to fractures, infected breasts, abscesses and all types of sores.
Vanda testacea (Lindl.) Rchb.f. Syn. Vanda parviﬂora Lindl.
Indian name: Malanga in Orissa. Medicinal names: Rasna, Banda
Thai name: Khem lueang (in Bangkok)
It is found at the foothills on of the Himalayas, in Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim, extending to northern Myanmar, Thailand and Sri Lanka at 800–2000 m, in dry, broad-leaved forests. In Bhutan and Sikkim, it occurs in broad-leaved forests, commonly on Terminalia chebula.
Phytochemistry: Parviﬂorin and tessalatin, two 9,10-phenanthropyran derivatives were isolated from whole plants.
Herbal Usage: The orchid is used to treat rheumatism. Crushed leaves are applied to cuts and wounds. Its decoction is used for earache. An Orissa hill tribe uses the plant to treat earache. Root is boiled to prepare a decoction that is taken twice daily to cure asthma.
The roots are used to treat dyspepsia, bronchitis, inﬂammation and coughs under the Unani system. They are also used to tone up the liver and brain, reduce inﬂammation and heal minor fractures and are sold as rasna in Ayurvedic shops.
Other scent notes
Soft-citrus combination with delicate-aqua notes