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Feng Shui Plants
Feng shui plants are one of the simplest ways of bringing prosperity and positive energy in the house. Chinese Feng Shui links plants to the source of positive feelings and hopes. There are many different Feng Shui plants having different effects on your personal lives. Selection of plants and the location of the Feng Shui plants are very important to get the desired results. Most of the Feng Shui plants are classified depending on their energy and effect.
Plants are divided according to the five
elements of Feng Shui. Plants representing the wood element
are considered appropriate for modification and movement. Fire plants
like the sunflower or the daisy are a symbol of beauty and humor.
Earth plants like the Clematis are known to bring stability and
peace. Metal plants like the Pampas Grass bring strength and resilience.
And Aquatic plants like the Summer Aster are the representation
of strong will and seriousness. Below are mentioned some of the
most common reasons of adding Feng Shui plants to your household.
Having indoor Feng Shui plants is one of the simplest ways to improve the complete vitality of your living space. Live plants bring the energy of the nature and add leafy patterns and branches to the interior space of the house.
Feng Shui plants are a strong representation of the wood element and add wealth
and fame to the family areas. Lucky
bamboo and jade plants are especially known to bring good luck
to the house. If you want to bring prosperity as well then one can
place nine coins at the bottom of a houseplant, under the soil in
the wealth areas of the house like the living room, kitchen or the
Counteract Sha Chi
Feng Shui plants can be placed in front of sharp angles and corner and give protection from harmful energy or sha chi. In your workplace if your desk is in the path of chi then a small indoor plant placed on the far side of the desk between you and the door will protect you from all the negative energy. Tall plants with a vertical shape can curtail the negative chi to a large extent.
Absorb Excessive Water Chi
If there are parts of the house with excessive water chi then Feng Shui plants are a very good solution to balance the energy, especially in the rooms like the bathroom and the laundry room. Tall plants with vertical shape are best for this purpose. Feng Shui plants like the ivies and other trailing plants are to be avoided in bathrooms, as they tend to grow in a downward direction. Feng Shui plants and shrubbery can be used around swimming pools or in positions of fame and relationships.
Feng Shui Plants and Flowers
Here are some more Feng Shui plants along with their significance.
- A white vase with red or pink fresh flowers by the bedside table will bring romance and harmony in life.
- Jasmine is a good Feng Shui plant of friendship and makes a nice Feng Shui gift as well.
- Peonies are known to strengthen the male energy. This plant represents loyalty, affection and can strengthen the heart and also prevent blood disorders. Peonies are also known to be a bringer of good fortune according to Feng Shui.
- Chrysanthemums bring laughter and happiness in the household. This flower plant is associated with a relaxed and comfortable life.
- Lilies are known as one of the eight treasures and represent the summer and abundance of everything.
- Round leafed plants bring in good energy and fortune in the house. Jade plants and money trees are very auspicious according to Feng Shui.