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ALLERGIES: And Orchids

Ailments Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Because the plants are not wind-pollinated their pollen is non-allergenic to humans; but some scents can affect people in other ways: Cochleanthes discolor produces eucalyptol which smells like Listerine and causes sniffles in some people. OIE85My-5; flower-lovers who are susceptible to pollen should grow orchids more often. RMH
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