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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Dendrochilum Magnum
Dendrochilum Magnum - Used in Woody 6 (Men) for Team building Perfume workshop
Dendrochilum magnum is truly the king of this fine genus and seems to grow easily. It's native to south east asia. Some believe it started its life in Philippines. This orchid is found in the Antique province of Panay; in the provinces of Bataan, Camarines Sur, and Rizal on the island of Luzon.
In Singapore it can be easily found in wild, garden and many nurseries. The smell is usually described as “wheaty” sweet or spicy.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Pholidota pallida Lindl.
Chinese name: Eumaishixiantao
It is distributed from central Nepal, Bhutan, northeast India across south and southwest Yunnan to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam in forests at 800–2700 m in Yunnan and 500–2000 m in Nepal.
Herbal Usage: Paste of root and pseudobulb is used to relieve fever, powder to induce sleep and relieve abdominal pain. Juice is used for abdominal pain at the navel.
Aerides falcata Lindl.
Chinese name: Zhijia Lan
Thai names: Ueang Kulaab Krapao Perd
They smell so nice and work so well! A. falcata produces numerous sprays of extremely fragrant, white ﬂowers, about 30 to a spray. A. falcata is distributed throughout Thailand, Indochina and Myanmar, but not further south.
In Vietnam, it is fed to weak infants as a tonic. Its seeds are sprinkled on boils and other skin disorders to help heal the lesions.
Amitostigma gracile (Blume) Schltr
Chinese names: Xitingwuzhu Lan (slim standing no pillar orchid), Xiewuzhu Lan (slim standing no pillar orchid), Huawuzhu Lan (no pillar/ column orchid)
Chinese medicinal name: Duyeyizhiqiang
Amitostigma are small, montane, terrestrial orchids of the Himalayas, China and Japan. Plants are small, with spheroid, subterranean tubers. The generic name is derived from three Greek words, a (not) mitos (thread) and stigma (stigma).
· Boil whole plants 30–60 g. for consumption. (Detoxiﬁcation, relief of swelling and haemostasis)
· For external application, grind fresh stems and roots. (Detoxiﬁcation, relief of swelling and haemostasis)
· Grind roots and stems and mix with rice water for application (to treat Venomous snake bite)
· Prepare decoction with fresh whole plants, 30–90 g, for consumption (for External injuries, haematemesis)
· Prepare decoction with 9–15 g of dried herb (for dysmenorrhea and metrorrhagia)
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.
Chinese names: Taiwanbaiji (Taiwan Baiji), hyacinth orchid, Chinese ground orchid, white rhizome orchid, Xiao Baiji (Small Baiji)
Japanese name: Shi-ran (purple orchid)
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) uses the stems to strengthen the lungs, stop bleeding and reduce swelling. It is also used to treat patients suffering from tuberculous cough, bronchiectasis, bleeding peptic ulcers and nose-bleed. In India, scrapings of the stem are applied to treat cracks on the heel.
What makes it medicinal?- 12 dihydrophenanthrenes including blestriarene B have antimicrobial effects on two pathogenic bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus, a common cause of skin infections, and Streptococcus mutans, which causes dental decay.
Liparis odorata (Willd.) Lindl. Syn. Liparis paradoxa (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Chinese name: Xianghuayangersuan
Chinese medicinal name: Erxiantao
It is a terrestrial herb, with herbaceous, conspicuously veined, petiole sheath-like. Inﬂorescence. In India, it ﬂowers from July to September, in Bhutan, from May to September, in Nepal, July and in China, April to July or August.
Herbal Usage: Mr. van Rheede wrote in his Hortus Indicus Malabaricus that this species was used to treat elephantiasis.
This plant is used in Malabar to treat elephantiasis. Tribals in Karnataka use the orchid pseudobulb. They also use its juice extracted from the leaves, which is used to treat fever and oedema. Juice from the roots was used to treat burns, inﬂammation, gangrene and tumours.
In China, it is used to treat ﬂu-like symptoms, peripheral neuritis, leucorrhoea, discomfort at the waist, ulcers and swellings. The herb removes “wind” and dispels “dampness”. Decoction is prepared by boiling 6–15 g of sliced, dried pseudobulbs
Other scent notes
Dash of white musk, rosemary, carnation, lily of the valley, Vetiver, rosewood and oak moss