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Contains Scented Notes of:
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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Lycaste Aromatica
Lycaste Aromatica - Used in Woody 3 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Lycastes are deciduous in various degrees, from the strongly deciduous, yellow-flowered species like Lycaste aromatica that flowers from leafless pseudobulbs to the evergreen types like Lycaste skinneri. Lycaste Aromatica produces large, long-lasting, showy, triangular flowers that are waxy. The plants are distinctive for their roundish pseudobulbs and broad, plicate (pleated) leaves.
They smell delicious cinnamon, clove and spicy.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Habenaria pectinata D. Don
Chinese name: Jianyeyufeng Hua
Indian name: Safed musli
Plants are terrestrial. Flowering season is August. The species occurs in forests around 1800 m in temperate northeast India, Nepal and Yunnan. It was observed to inhabit shady banks on the edges of temperate forests at 2000–3000 m in Indian Himalayas.
Herbal Usage: The leaves are crushed and used to treat snake bites in India. Mixed with condiments, the tubers provide an herbal remedy for arthritis. Its usage in China is different. Here, the whole plant is used to treat coughs arising from weakness, nephritis and pain at the waist.
Dactyloriza umbrosa (Kar and Kir.) Nevski
Common name: Dark Dactylorhiza
Chinese name: Yin Sheng Zhang Lie Lan
This is a robust species which thrives in temperate and sub-artic regions of Asia. It is also distributed in Pakistan, Afghanistan and northern Iran. Usage: It is used to prepare salep and is being harvested in Iran.
Liparis cordifolia Hook. f. Syn. Liparis argentopunctata Aver., Liparis keitaoensis Hayata
Chinese name: Xinyeyangersuan (Silver cricket orchid).
Phytochemistry: Two alkaloids, keitaonine and keitine were isolated from L. keitaoensis (¼ L. cordifolia). Keitaonine is a pyrrolizidine- based alkaloid, an ester of 3-methoxy-malaxinic acid and laburnine. Keitine is an aglycone of keitaoine but it is possible that it might not exist in the living plant.
Herbal Usage: A decoction of the root is a Taiwanese remedy for abdominal pain
Platanthera japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Chinese names: Changju Lan (Long distance orchid); Shuimaidong (water winter wheat); Shechun Lan (tongue-lip orchid); Qimashen (horse riding ginseng); Longzhuashen (dragon claw ginseng)
Chinese medicinal name: Guanyinzhu
It is found in forests and on grassy slopes of hillsides in Japan, Korea, the Chinese provinces.
Herbal Usage: In western China, the whole plant is cooked by boiling over a slow ﬁre, and eaten to improve the circulation and hasten recovery from injuries or sickness. A
decoction is also used in Shaanxi Province to nourish the lungs, relieve coughs and phlegm and breathlessness. Also used for detoxification, healing toothache and snake bites. The herb may be used in decoction or as a poultice for application.
Vanda concolor Blume
Chinese medicinal name: Qinchunwandai Lan
Thai name: Khao kae (in Bangkok)
It ﬂowers in April and May and is found only in Guangxi, southwest Guizhou, southern Yunnan and Vietnam.
Herbal Usage: CTM states that it detoxiﬁes and removes dampness. It is used to treat peripheral neuritis and ulcerative swellings such as carbuncles.
Other scent notes
Cedar wood, mint, pine and precious woods