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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Procatavola Wufong Jade
Procatavola Wufong Jade - Used in Woody 12 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Lots of fragrance with this cross. Plants will be relatively compact, flowers will have green petals and sepals and the large, somewhat tubular lip, will be white with a creamy yellow centre overlaid with a pink blush.
Hybrid of Cattleychea Siam Jade x Brassavola nodosa
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Indian names: Marabale, Maravasha, Khanbher, Nakul, Rasna, Taliyamaravada, Rasna, Kano-kato, Gandhata ;
Nepali names: Parajivi (name is widely applied to epiphytic orchids)
Chinese name: Duanxucui Lan (short crispy orchid)
Myanmar name: Mee ma long pan
Thai name: Chang saraphi noi
Rasna, a decoction of the roots of A. praemorsa, is a bitter tonic that is considered to be a speciﬁc remedy for rheumatism in India. Its usage also extends to the treatment of sciatica, neuralgia, syphilis and uterine disorders in the country.
The primitive Dongria Kandha tribe from Niyamgiri Hills consume a tablespoon made from the roots of A. praemorsa on an empty stomach, twice daily for 15 days, when they suffer from arthritis.
Koya tribe from Andra Pradesh uses the pulverised plant, mixed with egg white and calcium to produce a paste for application on fractured limbs to promote healing. In Nepal, the powdered root of A. praemorsa is used to treat rheumatism or to produce a cooling effect.
Acampe Praemorsa contains natural ﬂavidinin (CAS Number: 83925-00-2) and the phenanthropyran named praemorsin (CAS Number ：159736-36-4)
Acampe rigida Hunt OR Acampe multiﬂora
Chinese names: Duohuacui Lan or Jiawandailan, Taiwanhouchun Lan, Changyejiawandai Lan
Hongkong Name: Banana orchid
Taiwan, Jiao Lan, pa chio lan
Thai names: Chaang sarapee, Ueang sarapi, Ueang jed poi
Perhaps the most important name is its Chinese medicinal name: Heishanzhe. The Chinese herb Heishanzhe (A. rigida) is obtained from Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan. Chinese medicinal texts state that its roots and leaves relax muscles and joints, promote blood circulation and relieve pain, hence it is used to treat traumatic injuries and fractures. In Laos, leaves were used in making mats. In Thailand, the entire plant is used as a tonic to strengthen the body.
Active Ingredients that made it medicinal are: 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, 4- hydroxybenaldehyde and 4-methoxymethyl phenol.
Cymbidium elegans Lindl. var. elegans Syn. Cymbidium longifolium D. Don.
Chinese name: Suocao Lan
They have numerous ﬂowers on the rachis. Lamellae on the lip are without any appendages.
Herbal Usage: Salep made with the plant is used as demulcent or emetic in India. Fresh juice extracted from the leaves is used to arrest bleeding, especially from deep wounds.
Cymbidium sinense (Jacks.) Willd. Syn. Cymbidium chinense Heynh.
Chinese names: Baisui Lan (New Year Greeting Orchid, Pay a New Year’s Call Orchid), Baosui Lan (Congratulations for the New Year), Chun Lan (spring orchid), Mo Lan (dark orchid). Its appears from India to Myanmar, northern Thailand, Vietnam and east China to the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. In China, it has a long ﬂowering period that extends from October to March.
Herbal Usage: The whole plant or just the roots may be used. Roots are collected in autumn and sun-dried for storage. They purify the heart and lungs, and stop coughs and asthma. A decoction prepared with 30 g of the herb is used to treat dry coughs.
Cypripedium macranthos Sw.
Chinese names: Qilaixipuxie Lan (big ﬂowered spoon orchid), Dahuashao Lan (big ﬂowered spoon orchid), Dakoudaihua (large pocket orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Dunshengcao, Wugongqi Japanese name: Atsumoriso
Phytochemistry: Lusianthrin and chrysin were isolated. They are both are antifungal compounds.
Herbal Usage: Chinese Herbals state that roots and stem promote diuresis, reduce swelling, clear ecchymosis, expel gas, stop pain and improve blood ﬂow. Pulverised, dried ﬂowers are used to stop bleeding from wounds. For oral consumption, the decoction is prepared with 6–9 g of the orchid plant and consumed with, or without, wine.
Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C.E.C. Fisch, syn. D. macrostachyum Lindl.
Thai names: Uean sai, Ueang sai long laeng, Ueang yumai, Ueang khai nao, Ueang saimai, Ueang lawng laeng
The species is widespread in continental Southeast Asia, spreading to southwest China, Sikkim and Nepal.
Herbal Usage: It is used as shihu. Stems are used to prepare a tonic in Nepal. Eardrops prepared with juice of young pseudobulbs are used by the Valmikis tribe of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh to treat earache. Dried stems are used as shihu.
Holcoglossum amesianum (Rchb. f.) Christenson
Chinese names: Dagencaoshe Lan (big slot tongue orchid), Wanda Lan (ten thousand generation orchid), Diao lan (hanging orchid), Jiegucao (bone setting herb)
Chinese medicinal name: Jiuzhualong
Myanmar name: Moe kadol
It is epiphytic on trees growing on limestone rocks in the shade.
Herbal Usage: CTM states the whole plant as an antipyretic. It diminishes inﬂammation, improves blood ﬂow, and removes gas and humidity. It is used to treat malaria, sore throat, mastitis, urinary infection, rheumatic pain, backache, irregular menses, traumatic bleeding and traumatic fractures.
Other scent notes
Carnation, Pine, Cedar wood, Patchouli, Eucalyptus bark