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Contains Scented Notes of following in various proportions:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Peristeria Elata
Peristeria Elata - Used in Fresh 6 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Commonly known as Dove Orchid Or Holy Ghost Orchid. The first plants of Peristeria were sent to England in 1826 and were flowered in 1831. Peristeria elata is the national flower of Panama and now very commonly found in nursery in Singapore.
Nparks states that the flowers are borne on a long basal raceme with 10 to 15 waxy flowers. The flowers are fragrant and cup-shaped with white petals and sepals. The flower lip is white with purple speckles around its margin. The flowers open over a long period with only 4 to 6 flowers being open at any one time. Its has notes of delicate Citrus, with a dash of Eucalyptus. Most perfumers at our perfumery also picked sweet floral aspects.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Habenaria diplonema Schltr.
Chinese name: Xiaoqiaoyufeng Hua
Chinese herbal name: Shuangxianerye Lan (two thread, two leafed orchid)
An endemic species, found in northern Fujian, southwest Yunnan and southwest Sichuan.
Herbal Usage: Herbs are obtained from Yunnan. Roots are used to improve kidney and liver function and to regulate menstruation.
Cypripedium tibeticum King ex Rolfe syn. Cypripedium corrugatum Franch.
Chinese name: Xizang Zhuolan (Tibetan scoop orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Wugongqi; Zhoushao Lan (crepe spoon orchid)
It ﬂowers from May to August in open forests and on grassy or rocky slopes.
Herbal Usage: Herb is collected from Yunnan. Roots of C. tibeticum are thought to be anti-inﬂammatory and capable of preventing pain. They are used to increase urine output, relieve painful swellings, or to improve blood circulation and to treat menstrual disorders.
Phytochemistry : Cypripediums are attracting lot of attention from taxonomists, gardeners and biochemists. Cypripedium has been used medicinally in western medicine in Europe and in North America. Many Cypripedium species are distributed in North America, and American Indians used roots of C.s as sedatives and antispasmodics. In US, the extract was used to treat nerve disorders and sometimes used as an aphrodisiac.
Historically, in India, there is a similar usage, to treat such disorders of the nervous system as hysteria, spasms, ﬁts, madness and epilepsy. Chinese herbalists use it to treat malaria.
Dendrobium amplum Lindl. syn. Epigeneium amplum (Lindl.) Summerh.
Chinese names: Kuanyehouchun Lan (broad leaved, thick lipped orchid); Guoshangye (leaves above fruit)
Thai names: Kra chiang, Si thiang
It is found on tree trunks and rocks in mountain forests. Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used in Chinese herbal medicine to enrich yin, stop coughs and improve blood ﬂow.
Other scent notes
Heavy aqua notes, sea salt, spices, Oakmoss and musk