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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Sophrolaeliocattleya Elusive Heartbeat
Sophrolaeliocattleya Elusive Heartbeat - Used in Woody 8 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
Its is a relatively compact plant with fragrant flowers that are in the lavender to deeper pink/red tones.
Sophrolaeliocattleya hybrids often shows the influence of its Sophronitis parent strongly; its flowers tend to range through yellow-orange to red, they tend to be smaller
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Coelogyne occultata Hook. f. syn Pleione occulta (Hook f.) Kuntze
Chinese name: Luanyebeimu Lan (ovate leaf pearl shell orchid)
Chinese medicinal names: Luanyebeimu Lan (ovate leaf pearl shell orchid); Youguashihu (squashed epiphyte)
Usage: Herb is obtained from Yunnan and Xizang. It nourishes yin, protects the kidney, nourishes the stomach and promotes the production of body ﬂuids. Plant is used to treat hot ﬂushes, fever, nocturnal emission, backache, anorexia and gastritis.
Goodyera brachysteia Hand. Mazz
Chinese name: Duanbaobanye Lan (Short bud spotted leaf orchid)
It is an endemic, small, terrestrial herb found in forests at 1300–2000 m only in southwest Guizhou province and the adjacent northeast Yunnan.
Herbal Usage: In TCM, the entire plant is used to prepare the medicine. It is used to “strengthen the middle burner and replenish qi (internal energy or life force)”. A decoction of the orchid plant is used to promote blood ﬂow and to relax the muscles and tendons. It beneﬁts the waist and kidneys, relieves backache, testicular swelling, dizziness, tinnitus and traumatic injuries.
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.
Neottia camtschatea (L.) Rchb. f.
Chinese names: Kanchajianiaochao Lan (Kamchatka bird’s nest orchid), Beifangniaochao Lan
It is found in the northern Chinese provinces of Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu, Shaanxi, Hebei and Nei Mongolia, and in Kazakhstan and eastern Siberia.
Herbal Usage: The root-like stems are used in CTM to remove heat and toxic materials.
Nervilia concolor (Blume) Schltr. Syn. Nervilia aragoana Gaud.
Chinese names: Dongyamaye Lan (East Asian leaf orchid), Yidianhong (one dot of red); Yidianguang (one spot of brightness); Qingtiankui (azure sky fan palm); Yu Lan (taro orchid); Yimianluo (gong orchid), Guangbu Yu Lan
Chinese medicinal name: Bailingzi
Malay names: Daun satu tahun (one leaf a year),
Daun sahelai sa-tahun
Thai names: Phaendin yen, Bua sandot
It is distributed from the Deccan and the Himalayan foothills across Bangladesh, southern China (Xizang, Sichuan, Yunnan, Hubei), Southeast Asia to Papua New Guinea and Australia and to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands.
Herbal Usage: In China, the whole plant is considered to be antipyretic. It stops bleeding. The herb encourages diuresis and subsidence of swellings and is used in the treatment of discharges, menorrhagia and weak kidneys. Between 9 and 15 g goes into the preparation of a decoction. It kills bugs. In Peninsular Malaysia, where the orchid is found only in the northern half, Malays in Kuala Kangsar boiled the leaves and drank the decoction as ubat meroyan once considered an obligatory protective medicine after childbirth.
Pseudobulbs are used in the treatment of “disturbances of cardiac function” in Thailand.
Indian traditional medicine man consider the plant to be cooling, and employ it to promote milk production and as a diuretic and tonic. It is used to treat urinary complaints, colic, mental instability, epilepsy, haemoptysis, diarrhea, asthma, coughs, vomiting and “vitiated conditions of pitta”. In Kerala, this is used as ovilattamara (a lotus- like plant characterized by a single leaf and considered to ﬁt the description of padmacarini), an Ayurvedic plant that is cooling, galactagogue, diuretic and tonic.
Peristylis constrictus (Lindl.) Lindl.
Bangladeshi name: Bhuinora (Tanchinga tribe),
Cha-muinda (Marma tribe) Chinese name: Dahuakuorui Lan
It is found on slopes at 1500–2800 m in Yunnan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh India, Nepal and Bhutan.
Herbal Usage: The Marma tribe in the Chittagong Hill Tracts make pills from the whole plant with leaves of Plumbago indica and employ them as contraceptive pills which are taken for 2–3 days after the period. An extract of the roots is applied to boils in Bangladesh
Other scent notes
Sandalwood, grasses, birch, teak, Balambra, papurus, Rosewood, olive