Indoor plants are not only perfect for amping up the beauty quotient for the house, but they also bring a dash of good health with their nutritious, medicinal, and air-purifying qualities. And when you thought that this is it, plants are here to amaze you with one more charming property. Some indoor plants are also considered auspicious and are supposed to bring good luck and prosperity to the house.
According to Vastu Shastra and the ancient Chinese practice of Feng Shui, these plants bring wealth and positive energy to the house. They balance the chi energy and yin yang power, which maintains a positive ambiance in the space they sit. When placed in a particular direction, this effect of their presence is amplified by several notches. Here are five indoor plants that are considered lucky for the house and family:
Cute and known for its lush green leaves, the Jade plant is a quite popular indoor plant. It is also known as the Dollar plant and Friendship plant. It is considered lucky to place this plant at the entrance. In Asia, it is regarded as a perfect housewarming gift. When kept in the house’s southeasterly direction, it is supposed to increase cash flow and financial income.
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Representing the five cardinal elements of Feng Shui, a Bamboo Plant is a plant lover’s favorite. It is supposed to bring health, wealth, and prosperity to the house. For best results, keep these plants in the east and southeast directions of the house. The vertical shape of the plant influences life energy, vitality, and physical energy.
It is one of the most commonly found houseplants and goes by the name of ‘ Malabar Chest’ and ‘Saba Chest.’ According to Feng Shui, placing this plant in an office or home brings good luck and wealth. It is also believed to balance the chi energy, which is responsible for the financial gains. It is one of the few trees representing all the five Feng Shui elements, thus promoting harmony.
These plants fit well with Feng Shui and Vastu Shastra’s chords, both supposed to bring wealth and prosperity to the house. It is also a good air purifier, and it increases the energy in the house by enhancing the airflow. Keeping these plants at corners reduces anxiety and stress. It is recommended to place one near each source of energy to curb the radiation.
Regarded as one of the top air-purifying plants. It is also known and ‘Mother-In-Law’s’ tongue. One of this plant’s unique features is that it releases oxygen in the nighttime, unlike other air purifying plants. It is an ideal bedroom plant. According to Feng Shui, this plant attracts strong protective energies and can help bring positive chi energy when placed in home and offices. It represents the wood element and should be placed in the eastern, southern, and southeastern corners of the house or office.