The Riverstream orchid (Cymbidium goeringii) belongs to the Orchdaceae (the Orchid family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed to Japan, Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and southwestern China. This herb grows in sunny brushes or mountain ridges and can reach 10-25 cm in height. The leaves are linear, hard and clumpling. The scented pale yellowish-green flowers come on the stalks from March to April. The flower buds are used for raw diet, Japanese deep-fried food, pickled dish or herbal tea.