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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Rhyncholaeliocattleya Young Kong '16'
Rhyncholaeliocattleya Young Kong '16'- Used in Woody 11 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
This is a medium sized Cattleya hybrid. Inflorescences produces 3-4 large, fragrant flowers. Flowers will usually be 3 1/2" to 4 1/2" across. Sepals and petals will be a rich bright yellow with the lip a darker yellow with a red/lavender throat.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz.
Chinese name: Xiaohuahuoshao Lan (small- ﬂowered ﬂaming orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Yezhulan
An alpine, terrestrial orchid that grows across the northern temperate region in Europe and Asia, and in northwest Africa. “Bastard Helleborine” is a common European name for E. helleborine.
Phytochemistry: It produces the glucoside, loroglossin, quercetin O-glycosides and Mannose-speciﬁc lectins with antiviral and antifungal activities. Alkaloid is present.
Herbal Usage: In China, it is used as a tonic. The root is employed in TCM to clear heat from the lungs and liver, stop coughs, clear phlegm, and improve breathing and blood circulation. It is used in the treatment of trauma, sore throat, toothache and painful eyes. It regulates the ﬂow of vital energy. It is also used to treat insanity, gout, headache and stomach disorders in Nepal. In Europe, it was an old folk remedy for gout.
Habenaria ciliolaris Kraenzl.
Chinese names: Yufeng Lan (jade phoenix orchid), Cugenyufeng Lan (a bundle of roots jade phoenix orchid); Maotingyufeng Lan (Maoting jade phoenix orchid); bird’s bill orchid
It is found in Hong Kong and Taiwan around 800 m in exposed areas of forest. It also occurs in shaded locations in forests and along valleys.
Herbal Usage: According to TCM, its stem improves weak kidneys, yang elements, removes heat and detoxiﬁes. Herb is used to treat nocturnal emissions, impotence, urinary problems, hernia, leucorrhoea, gonorrhea, stomach ache, tuberculous cough, kidney infection and snake bites.
Liparis distans C.B. Clarke Syn. Liparis yunnanensis Rolfe
Chinese names: Yunnan yanger Lan (Yunnan sheep ear orchid), Dahuayan-gersuan (big ﬂower sheep ear garlic) Yunnan Yangercao (Yunnan sheep ear herb)
Chinese medicinal name: Hushitou
It enjoys a wide distribution from Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet in China to Assam, Thailand, Laos Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Herbal Usage: Herb is obtained from Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet. Entire plant is used to treat pneumonia. A decoction is made with 6–16 g of the whole plant
Neuwiedia zollingeri Rchb. f. var.
Singaporeana (Baker) de Vogel Syn. Neuwiedia singaporeana (Wallich ex Baker) Rolfe
Chinese name: Sanrui Lan
Thai name: Makphu makmia
Flowering season is May to June. It is collected from the wild in Sabah, east Malaysia, have typical orchidaceous mycotrophic protocorms. The species is distributed in Hong Kong, Hainan, southeast Yunnan, Vietnam, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, the Lingga Archipelago and Bangka Island.
Herbal Usage: The stem and roots of N. Singaporeana are used to treat furry tongue in Thailand
Pogonia japonica Rchb. f.
Chinese name and medicinal name: Zhu Lan (red orchid)
Japanese name: Tokiso
It is an alpine, terrestrial species, found in damp places on grassy slopes, sparse woods and ravines at 400–2000 m in northeast- ern China, the provinces immediately south of Yangzi river and in Korea and Japan.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant is used as an antidote for snake bite in China.
Phytochemistry: The two anthocyanins, cyanidin 3-glucoxyloside and cyanidin monoglucoside, were present in the orchid.
Other scent notes
Paperbark, Oud, Oak, Teakwood