We use plants to decorate our homes and garden or to purify the air, but did you know that some specific plants placed in the right area, could be beneficial for our everyday life.

Many plants have energy just like people according to science, and many people believe in feng shui, which is a practice of bringing positive vibes into your environment, as well as promoting health, wealth and happiness. According to NASA, some common indoor plants may provide a natural way of removing toxic substances such as benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene.

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9 Plants that could bring positive energy and good fortune into homes

  1. Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum)

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Known as Silver Vine, Golden Pothos, Hunter’s Robe, and Ivy Arum. This plant produces a positive energy flow that attracts good luck and fortune, according to feng shui. It is recommended to place this plant in front of a sharp corner or angle to help reduce anxiety, stress and negative thoughts.

2. Orchid

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Orchids are one of the most used plants in Europe, where you will find them on window sills. This flower release oxygen during the night, which would be beneficial in bedrooms, in addition, they have a pleasant smell and are known to boost a person’s mood.

3. Aloe Vera

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Known for healing properties and the ability to fight off negative vibes and bad luck. They require watering regularly, indirect sunlight or artificial light.

4. Jasmine 

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Its smell attracts positive vibes and helps to strengthen relationships and romance, and should be placed near a south-facing window when indoors. Outdoors, they should be placed north, east or northeast area.

5. Rosemary

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A culinary herb that improves memory and insomnia as well as purifying the air of harmful toxins.

6. African Violet

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The most popular plant that cultivates wealth, because of its petals that resemble coins.

7. Lucky Bamboo

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Known for prosperity and good fortune, the vertical shape of lucky bamboo represents the element wood, which influences our lives with energy, vitality and physical activity, according to feng shui. It’s recommended to be placed in the corner of a room with low lighting.

8. Citrus Trees

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It symbolizes abundance and health, as it is a fruit-bearing plant.

9. Holy Basil

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Known for clearing the air of negative energy, this type of basil emits oxygen 20 hours a day while absorbing harmful gases from the environment. Powerful antioxidant with antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Growing this plant is thought to have a spiritual healing effect. It’s recommended to be placed in a north, east or northeast area inside or in a garden.

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