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Contains Scented Notes of following in various proportions:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Cattleya Muabu Surprise #1 x LC Mini Purple
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Calanthe puberula Lindl. Syn. Calanthe similis Schltr.
Chinese names: Lianexiaji Lan (sickle lip orchid), Fanjuangenjie Lan (counter folding root segment orchid), Juanegenjie Lan (fold- ing calyx root segment orchid), Lianyexiaji Lan (sickle leaf prawn spine orchid): Jiaxiaji Lan (fake prawn spine orchid), Xiangsixiaji Lan(similar prawn spine orchid) Zigenjie Lan (purple root orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Lianexiaji Lan (sickle lip orchid)
Herbal Usage: Herb is obtained from Yunnan, Guangxi and Guandong. The whole plant is used in Chinese Herbal Medicine to treat scrofula, and sores that itch. It is antipyretic and detoxiﬁes. Used for running sores, it improves blood ﬂow and stops pain. It is used to treat ulcers, scrofula, mange, scarlet fever, amenorrhoea, trauma and dysentery in Taiwan.
Dendrobium ovatum (L.) Kraenzl.
Indian Names: Anantali Maravara (van Rheede); Maravar along the Malabar Coast and Uttar Pradesh; Nagli (Marathi)
Herbal Usage: In 1703, van Rheede reported that D. ovatum was used for all sorts of chest pain, and especially to relieve stomach ache. In Mumbai, India, it is still used as an emollient, and the juice of the entire plant is prescribed for stomach ache. It acts as a laxative. Tribals of Kudremukh National Park (Karnataka) and in Western Ghats, juice of D. ovatum is obtained by crushing the stems “by hand” and used to treat stomach aches. In northeastern Uttar Pradesh it is reputed to be a tonic, stomachic, pectoral and antiphlogistic. There, it is used to treat rheumatism. There are traces of alkaloid in the leaves.
Habenaria delavayi Finet
Chinese name: Houbanyufenghua (thick petal jade phoenix ﬂower)
Chinese medicinal names: Jishenshen (chicken kidney ginseng); Duiduishen (paired ginseng)
Flowering season is May to August in China occurring in Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Tibet.
Herbal Usage: Jishenshen is collected in autumn from Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Tibet. Tubers are either used fresh or dried for storage. Sometimes used as a tonic, it is also suitable for lumbago, weakness of “kidney”, dizziness, tinnitus, hernia and neurosis. It is reputed to strengthen the body.
Hetaeria obliqua Blume
Chinese name: Xiebanfanchun Lan Malay name: Pokok tumbak hutan
The species is found in lowland forests in Sumatra, Thailand, Nicobar Islands, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.
Herbal Usage: Leaves were pounded to make a poultice which was used to treat sores and infected wounds in Peninsular Malaysia. Leaves of a second orchid, Thrixspermum pardale, were added in making the poultice for treating ulcers of the nose by villagers in Malaya.
Luisia brachystachys (Lindl.) Bl. Syn. Luisia indivisa King & Pantl.
Chinese name: Xiaohuachaizigu
It is a tough, robust epiphyte with terete stems and leaves. It is distributed in southern Yunnan, Thailand, Bhutan, India, Myanmar and Vietnam, occurring at 600–1300 m.
It is fragrant and 2 important chemicals were found for perfumery application. These are- methyl 2,4-dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoate and methyl 2,4-dihydroxy-3,6- dimethylbenzoate.
Herbal Usage: it is used as a nutrient and emollient for rheumatic pain. Plant is pounded to make a poultice for the treatment of boils, abscesses and tumors.
Pleione praecox (Sm.) D. Don
Epidendrum praecox Smith, Coelogyne praecox (Smith) Lindl., Cymbidium praecox (Smith) Lindl., Coelogyne wallichiana Lindl.
Nepali name: Lasun pate, Shaktigumba
Myanmar name: Phar la tet thitkhwa
It is an epiphytic orchid found on tree trunks or on rocks at 1200–2500 m in Nepal, Bhutan, Northern India, Myanmar, Thailand and China.
Herbal Usage: A paste made from the pseudobulb is applied to cuts and wounds. Powder is mixed with milk to form a tonic and energizer in Nepal.
Other scent notes
Chocolate, white musk, vetiver, Hyrax, Ambertone, Lorenox, spice mix, Banana leaf