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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Phalaenopsis Violacea
Phalaenopsis Violacea - Used in Woody 4 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
The Violet Phalaenopsis has extremely fragrant flowers occuring in the spring that are borne one by one in succession on a pendant, stout, jointed, fractiflex, 10 to 12.5 cm long inflorescence with a flattened, zigzag rachis with 2 to 7, successive flowers with 2 to 3 open at any one time. The flower is small (3.5 cm wide), fragrant and mostly violet. Some varieties of this plant have some green color on the tepal edges.
The plant was discovered in 1859 by Johannes Teijsmann, who sent it to the botanic garden at Leiden, Netherlands, Hortus Botanicus Leiden. It was then flowered by H. Witte.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Anthogonium gracile Wall ex Lindl.
Chinese name: Tongban Lan (barrel petal orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Honghuaxiaodusuan Thai name: Wan phrao
It is a small, slender, terrestrial Orchid which is found in Sri Lanka and the eastern Himalayas to the southern Chinese provinces of Xizang, Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi, and also in the northern parts of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.
The plant produces Batatasin III (Batatsin II is a phytoalexin with antifungal properties.) and is used to treat menstrual disorders and to prevent pain.
Japanese name: Mugiran (Wheat Orchid)
Chinese medicinal names: Maihu (Wheat epiphyte), Guoshanye (leaf over fruits) Yiguayu (one hanging ﬁsh); Yangnaicao (goat’s milk herb); Yaquezui (bird mouth), Linzhijiao; Shiyangmei (rock berry); Wangniantao (10,000 peach); Zishangye (leaf on paper); Guazilian(seed lotus); Shilongshiwei (stone dragon and stone tail); Qixiantao (seven immortal peach); Shixiantao (stone immortal peach); Xiaokuozi Lan (small button orchid); Shiwenchong (rock mosquito) Huangdoubian (soyabean whip) Loushanglou (building over building) Shilianzi (stone lotus seeds) Genshangzi (seeds above the roots); shi yu (stone bean).
It can cure fever and coughs, hundred-day cough (whooping cough, pertussis), bronchiectasis , coughs associated with tuberculosis , Damage of yin by febrile illness and polydipsia. It can also be used for Painful, swollen joints , children’s frightfulness, coughs with hoarse voice, external injuries , facial acne and skin ulcers. They have also been known to cure menstrual irregularities and tooth ache.
Changnienia amoena Chien
Chinese names: Duhua Lan (solitary ﬂower orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Changnian Lan
Herb is obtained from Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hunan and Sichuan
Herbal Usage: To treat bloody phlegm, a decoction is prepared with 15–30 g of dried or 60–90 g of fresh herb, then sweetened with white sugar and drunk day and night before meals. To treat sores, a poultice is made by mixing fresh pulverised plant with salt.
The whole plant together with its roots is regarded as antiheat and antitoxic. It cools the blood. It is used in the treatment of coughs, blood-streaked sputum, sores and furuncles.
Other scent notes
Teakwood, Hemoki, Patchouli, opoponax, Amber yellow, myrrh