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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Bulbophyllum Laxiflorum
Bulbophyllum Laxiflorum - Used in Woody 1 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
A magnificent display with a mild sweet scent. It is a great collector's item and a frequent bloomer.
Found in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Java and the Philippines in riverine, lowland hill and lower montane forests at elevations of 100 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing.
Inflorescence has fragrant flowers held in an umbel, at, or near leaf height that can occur at most any time of the year.
Scent is mild but clearly Musky.
Chinese medicinal names: Shizao (Stone date); Shiduo (stone bean); Yanduo (stone bean); Jinduo (golden date); Shimi (Stone rice); Duyiyanzhu (Single leaf cliff pearl)
It is believed to enrich the Yin, and beneﬁts lungs (by clearing phlegm, stopping haemoptysis) and stomach (improving appetite, helping digestion, relieving dry throat) and speeds recovery from trauma and fractures.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Eria bractescens Lindl.
This is a showy species. Pseudobulbs are oblong, Tepals are erect, lanceolate recurved at their tips. The species is widely distributed from India to Southeast Asia.
Herbal Usage: In the Nicobar Islands, E. bractescens is employed to treat fever, malaria, or body and chest pain.
Taprobanea spathulata (L.) Christenson. Syn. Vanda spathulata (L.) Spreng
Indian name: Ponnamponmaraiva in the Malaya- lam dialect
Herbal Usage: It is used to treat diseases involving the nerves, rheumatism and scorpion stings. Juice from the plant are used “to temper bile and abate frenzy”. Powder prepared from dried ﬂowers were used to treat asthma and mania. Crushed leaves and stems are made into an ointment for treating various skin lesions. It is one of the “Indigenous Drugs of India”
Gymnadenia conopsea (L.) R.Br.
Chinese name: shou shen (hand ginseng), Shouzhangshen (Palm ginseng), Foshoushen (Buddha hand ginseng), Zhangshen (palm ginseng)
Chinese medicinal name: Shouzhangshen (Palm ginseng)
Japanese name: Tegata-chidori
It is found in open forests, rocky slopes, grasslands and water-logged meadows at 200–4700 m in Japan, Korea, Russia and Europe.
Herbal Usage: It is widely used, almost similar to ginseng (Panax ginseng) which is not an orchid. The stem beneﬁts the kidney and is used to replenish the vital essence, stops bleeding, and to alleviate lassitude caused by illness. It is used to treat coughs due to weak lungs, impotence and other forms of sexual dysfunction, discharge, traumatic injuries, thrombosis, chronic hepatitis and failure of lactation.
Phytochemistry: Methanolic extract of Gymnadenia conopsea tubers produced an anti-allergic effect. Alcoholic extract protected mice against silica-induced ﬁbrosis of the lungs.
Liparis condylobulbon Rchb. f. Syn. Liparis treubii J.J. Smith
Indonesian name: Anggrek gajang
It is distributed from Myanmar, Thailand to Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines eastwards to Fiji.
Herbal Usage: Natives in Sulawesi (Indonesia) once believed that chewing on the young pseudobulbs and rubbing the heated leaves of the orchid on the abdomen facilitated bowel movements and relieved a distended stomach
Other scent notes
Blackberries, Carnation, Pine, Cedar wood, Patchouli, Eucalyptus bark