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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Laeliocattleya Irene Holguin 'Brown Eyes'
Laeliocattleya Irene Holguin 'Brown Eyes' - Used in Oriental 11 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
A classic Cattleya hybrid with a sweet fragrance. Temperature. Intermediate-Warm. Light Level. Medium-High. Bloom Season. Spring, Summer. Hybrid between C. Astral Beauty x C. J. A. Carbone makes it perfectly fragrant.
Mericlone. Petals and sepals are a medium lavender and the lip has a deep gold center shading to a deep reddish purple lower half. Flowers are large and nicely fragrant.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Coelogyne occultata Hook. f. syn Pleione occulta (Hook f.) Kuntze
Chinese name: Luanyebeimu Lan (ovate leaf pearl shell orchid)
Chinese medicinal names: Luanyebeimu Lan (ovate leaf pearl shell orchid); Youguashihu (squashed epiphyte)
Usage: Herb is obtained from Yunnan and Xizang. It nourishes yin, protects the kidney, nourishes the stomach and promotes the production of body ﬂuids. Plant is used to treat hot ﬂushes, fever, nocturnal emission, backache, anorexia and gastritis.
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.
Habenaria longicorniculata J Graham Syn. Habenaria longecalcarata A. Rich.
Indian name: Devasunda. Tamil name: Kozhikilangu Japanese name: Oze-no-sawa-tombo
It ﬂowers in July to September in the Western Ghats; August to November in Tamil Nadu. It is found at 800–1900 m, extending to Orissa and Bihar in the north-East.
Herbal Usage: Natti Vaidyas (folk practitioners) reported during a meeting that fresh tubers were eaten to reduce scrotal enlargement. All parts of the plant can be used to control pain and swelling. A paste of crushed tuber is mixed with an equal volume of turmeric powder, and the resultant colored paste is applied to the affected site to correct leukoderma.
Habenaria stenopetala Lindl.
Chinese name: Xiabanyufenghua
Chinese medicinal name: Jishencao
A terrestrial herb of variable height. It ﬂowers in August in Thailand, and to October in China, also August to October in India.
It is found in open areas or in dipterocarp forests in Pakistan, northern India, Southeast Asia and in Tibet, Guizhou, Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands of Japan at 300–1800 m.
Herbal Usage: In CTM it is used to treat erectile dysfunction and hernias. It enhances kidney and sexual functions. The medicine is prepared by boiling 3–9 g of the dried plant.
There are 54 species of Habenaria in China, of which 13 are used in Chinese herbal medicine. An equal number of Habenaria species are used medicinally in India. The usages in the two large Asian nations do not overlap and many species which occur in both countries may be used in one but not in the other.
Other scent notes
Musk, Carnations, lily of the valley, and hyacinth; Oakmoss and white musk