Perfume of therapeutic orchids of Asia by Singapore Memories : Various Bulbophyllum
Choice of perfume speaks a person personality as compare to their handwriting. Fragrances are so personal that it must meant something to the person before she decides to wear it. Wonder what kind of perfume represent yourself? Head down to Jetaime Perfumery Workshop where you can design your own perfume that suits your personality. It will be an ideal weekends activity for couples and friends who want to get know more about each other while having a unique experience. Craft out your own perfumes using the variety of orchids scents they have, allowing you to be able to imagine yourself being in the garden filled with all the various orchids smell.
Our generation have things easily as compare to years ago, natural flowers, herbs were being use to treat illness unlike today. Even though we no longer need to have the knowledge of identify these herbs now, it does not mean it will not be useful.
Today, we will continue to focus on certain orchids that were once being use for its therapeutic purposes.
Bulbophyllum reptans (Lindl.) Lindl. ex Wall.
Chinese name: Fushengshidou Lan; Baihuashidou Lan; Shidou Lan
Chinese medicinal name: Shilianzi
This plant will beneﬁts the lungs and stomach as it clears phlegm, improves appetite, helps digestion, relieves dry throat and speeds up recovery from soft tissue trauma and fractures.
Bulbophyllum retusiusculum Rchb. f.
Chinese name: Yellow Comb Orchid in Taiwan
Thai name: Ma tak khok
The whole plant was being used for tonic in Thailand.
Bulbophyllum rufinum Reichb. f.
Thai names: Ma tak khok, Ueang kip ma ya, hang krarok, om hin
Similarly, this entire plant was being used for tonic in Thailand but it can also treat asthma.
Bulbophyllum sterile (Lam.) Suresh
Tubers of this orchid are eaten for good health by the Valmikis tribe of Visakhapatnam district.
It was used as swarna jivanti in Ayurvedic preparations and the roots of the orchid were said to promote longevity.
Bulbophyllum umbellatum Lindl.
Photo credit: Pete Williams, flickr, OrchidCambodia, Google,