12 PLANTS of GOOD LUCK according to FENG SHUI - Names and photos

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We want to teach you some curiosities about the world of Feng Shui and how the plants in your home can play a fundamental role in creating relaxing, harmonious spaces that even attract good luck. According to the rules of Feng Shui, plants work as energizers of energy so that it flows continuously through the space that comprises your home, your work area or other rooms that you usually frequent.

But it is not only important to learn to place the plants in the correct points, but to choose those species that meet certain special requirements within the world of Feng Shui. We imagine you were wondering "what plants should I have in my house for good luck?" or "What flowers bring good luck?" For this reason, at Ecologista Verde, we have made a list with common and everyday plants in most homes, as well as easy to buy in florists and specialized gardening stores, so that you can find the one that best suits your home, both for its beauty as well as for its care. We invite you to know this list of 12 plants of good luck according to Feng Shui that we have created and that, incidentally, you learn a little more about these curious plants endowed with the potential to improve your day to day with a little extra luck according to Feng Shui.

Dryopteris filix-mas or male fern

Known as male fern is one of the plants that give good luck according to Feng Shui. In fact, this plant is attributed a clear protective function that will help keep your home free of bad vibes. In addition, it also helps to improve the self-esteem of people who are close to her or who share the same roof, thanks to the relaxing and positive environment that contribute. The best thing about the male fern is that it is a plant that requires very little care. We recommend that you place it, if possible, in a place with a certain degree of humidity and where it receives indirect sunlight.

In this other article you will find information about the care of ferns.

Dracaena sanderiana or lucky bamboo

One of the positive plants according to Feng Shui is known as lucky bamboo. This sympathetic plant that we generally associate with zen style, is perfect for creating relaxed environments and attracting well-being to your home. Although many people tend to grow this type of bamboo directly in water, we advise you to plant it in a pot, always made of ceramic or clay, to improve its health and growth.

We encourage you to know Everything you need to know about lucky bamboo and How to care for a bamboo with these other Green Ecologist articles.

Lavandula angustifolia or lavender

In addition to its pleasant aroma, lavender is another of the beneficial plants according to Feng Shui. Lavender is credited with improving the emotional state and alleviating some symptoms of poor health, such as states of nervousness or migraines. However, it is also used as a protective plant against bad energies and, therefore, as plant to attract good luck. We recommend that you protect it against frost and perform a controlled pruning in early spring to strengthen its stems and ensure a new flowering.

In these other posts you will see 12 types of lavender and the Care of the potted lavender plant.

Plectranthus or money plant

Although its common name already makes it clear to us why it is known as one of the plants that attract good fortune, It is also according to Feng Shui one of the most beneficial species to break with the strong lines of your furniture thanks to its rounded and fleshy leaves. It is a plant with many different varieties and does not need great care, so anyone can have it at home without problems. We recommend that you place the money plant up high and in a place where the light shines, but not directly.

Ocimum basilicum or basil

This popular aromatic plant, especially because it is widely used in the kitchen, is one of the most valuable plants in a variety of cultures. For example, within Hinduism it is very important because it represents the goddess Tulasí. Instead, to basil in feng shui He is credited with the ownership of ward off bad luck and attract economic well-being to our home or business. In addition, by having it at home you will enjoy its rich aroma, to be able to use its leaves in meals and it will also help you to ward off annoying mosquitoes. Among the basic care of this plant are that it must have a well-drained soil and it must be kept away from the cold.

In these other posts you can discover more about How to sow and plant basil and How to care for basil in a pot.

Paeonia officinalis or peony

Peony It is one of the plants most used in celebrations, especially weddings, for its quality of attracting good vibrations and creating a peaceful environment. Even, according to the current of Feng Shui, the peony is attributed the property of attract good luck and love to those present, hence its popularity.

This spectacular flowering plant needs to grow slightly acidic soils and be located in an area where humidity is kept to a minimum, so it is best to always keep it in semi-shade so that it does not receive direct light. You can use universal compost to grow it and improve it with other organic substrates such as worm castings. Here you can see more about How to care for peonies and their meaning.

Pachira aquatica or money tree

The money treePachira aquatica), known in some places as the tree of plenty (a name shared by several plants, such as the Portulacaria afra), is one of the favorite plants of lovers of the Feng Shui lifestyle, since according to this ideology the leaves of this curious plant represent the 5 elements of the Chinese elementary table (These are: metal, fire, water, earth and wood, they sure sound a bit familiar to you if you've ever investigated traditional Chinese medicine or TCM). Therefore, it is considered one of the plants that give good luck according to Feng Shui.

You can easily recognize this plant by its rounded and shiny leaves and because it has a very characteristic interlaced trunk. To take care of it, you only need it to receive enough light, water it continuously and that the place where we plant it, whether in the garden or in a pot, is always well drained to avoid flooding.

Anthurium or anthurium

Anthuriums They are plants widely used in decoration due to the brightness and color of their leaves, which can take on an intense red color, they are considered one of the best options if what you want is bring home good luck and energies that strengthen relationships sentimental of those who live in it. This indoor plant, known by many as an expression of love, sexual desire and passion, is very easy to care for, it only needs to be in an area that has light and high humidity conditions. For this we recommend that you use a sprayer to clean their leaves and thus give them that extra amount of water they need. Also, the container should be well drained and water it only when the soil appears dry. It does not tolerate excess watering or flooding.

Find out more about anthurium care at this link.

Nelumbo nucifera or lotus flower

Feng Shui considers lotus flowers the symbol of splendor and fortune. In fact, this plant, so typical and representative of China (and other Asian countries), is also used as a medicinal plant. The lotus flower is an aquatic plant that you can have in your garden if you have a small pond where you can grow them. They do not need much care, but of course, not everyone has extra space with water for them. Even so, its ornamental beauty is more than an added value to this good luck plant.

Learn how to care for the lotus flower with this guide from Green Ecologist.

Chlorophytum or love bond

The love tie plant is one of the species of most used plants in Feng Shui within the frame of the hanging plants. The only thing you need is that it is always upright and in good condition to avoid it being languid, since it can create depressive environments. He is credited with the power of recharge our energies while we sleep, so it is one of the plants for the bedroom according to Feng Shui, and gets attract good luck. Similarly, it is important to remember that you should not place it near the headboard and that you should not have more than two floors per room according to the rules of this Asian philosophy.

Here we tell you more about the care of the love ribbon or ribbon plant and here we talk about 29 indoor hanging plants, such as the love ribbon.

Toxicodendron radicans or English ivy

There are plants with natural qualities capable of improving small respiratory symptoms derived from allergies and even asthma. This plant is capable of eliminating up to 94% of the feces particles in the air and more than 75% of mold in just a few hours and from any space where it is located. Like the bond of love, english ivy It is one of the most beneficial plants for recharge energy and improve rest during sleeping hours, providing harmony and good luck to home.

Spathiphyllum or lily of peace

To finish this list of plants to attract good luck according to Feng Shui, we present the known as peace lily, one of the best-known plants in this Asian current and that, in addition, has a great capacity for purify the air and filter other components harmful to your health. It is perfect for decorating interiors due to the green color of its leaves and its elegant white flowers. Avoid placing it in places with dry environments so that it better fulfills its purifying function during sleeping hours and helps you have more good luck.

Find details about Peace Lily Care here. In addition, we encourage you to know where to place the plants according to Feng Shui with this other article.

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