We are wholesale suppliers and exporters of :-
, Orchid Leaves
A moderate sized deciduous tree with vertically cracked grey bark, wood
moderately hard, greyish brown with irregular darker patches, leaves of 2
leaflets, connate for about two-thirds up, leaflets ovate, rounded at apex,
10-15 cm long, pubescent beneath when young, coriaceous, flowers white or
pink, the upper most petal darker and variegated, usually appearing before
the leaves in short axillary or terminal reacemes, stamens 5, staminodes
absent, fruits flat dehiscent pods, seeds 10-15.
B-sitosterol, lupeol, kaempferol-3-glycoside and 5, 7-dehydroxy, and
The bark is used for treating diarrhea, dysentery, malaria, bleeding piles,
skin diseases and snake Bltes.
Orchid is also highly recommended for color cosmetics because it is light
and non-greasy and does not leave an oily or greasy residue on the skin. In
foundations, lip and cream-to-powder products, Orchid enhances application
properties, making the product glide on the skin easily and improving
spreadability. These are important benefits for pigmented products, which
tend to be draggy and difficult to spread. Orchid also leaves a smooth
after-feel on the skin.
The orchid flower, the national flower of Thailand, has been used in Asia
for centuries for its reparative and protective properties. Orchids are very
well known for their moisturizing properties, fighting free radicals,
increasing skin immunity and reducing the appearance of fine lines. The pink
orchid in particular, is ideal for all skin types and is rich in minerals
which exist naturally in the skin, such as zinc, calcium, magnesium, iron
The roots and bark are astringent, acrid, cooling, constipating,
depurative, anthelmintic, vulnerary, anti-inflammatory and styptic. They are
useful in vitiated conditions of pittal and kapha, diarrhoea, dysentery,
skin diseases, leprosy, intestinal worms, tumours, wounds, ulcers,
inflammations, scarofula, proctoptosis, haemorrhoids, haemoptysis, cought,
menorrhagia and diabetes.