Bletilla / hyacinth orchid

Bletilla striata (L.), Orchidaceae

Active substance extract
CAS number  n.a.
Plant part roots
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and cut
Country of origin the Netherlands



The extract of the Chinese ground orchid (syn. bletilla hyacinthia, bletilla striata, hyacinth orchid, Japanese orchid) is family of the orchidaceae and is used as an active substance in cosmetic products.

Many varieties of orchids, each with a unique chemical composition and application, are available.


  • skin conditioning


  • fresh bulbs
  • dried and cut roots