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Powerful Indoor Plants That Are Known to Bring You Good Health, Love and Good Luck – Top 10 Plants

Powerful indoor plants that are known to bring you good health, love and good luck

It’s well-known that having plants in your home is as good for your health as your happiness.

Here we compiled a list of 10 plants and 2 herbs that are known to bring you good health, love and good luck.

1. The Feng Shui Money Tree

One of the most popular of plants in feng shui practices, The Money Tree is known for increasing and locking in, or securing, luck and prosperity for those who possess it. This ‘locking in’ is aptly symbolized by the braided trunk of the tree. What’s more is that this tree, under the right humid conditions, will both flower and produce edible nuts.

So even though it will never actually grow money, it certainly is a tree that keeps on giving.

2. Draecena, or, Lucky Bamboo

Now this is a plant with some history! Lucky bamboo has been used for over 5, 000 years in traditional feng shui practices. It is said to “bring a very peaceful and wise energy into your home.

It also teaches the ultimate wisdom: how to be flexible and hollow (open) on the inside, so that the spirit can freely flow and heal your being.

For all of those reasons and more, lucky bamboo is extremely popular in Western culture now, too. Offices and homes alike are adorned with the plant said to bring us health, love, and of course, luck. Aside from the promise of prosperity, this plant offers a vibrant green accent to any space.

3. Spathiphyllum, or, The Peace Lily

This deep green plant with gorgeous bright white blooms helps humans prosper by significantly improving their indoor air quality, helping to prevent asthma, headaches, chronic illness, cancers and more.

The Peace Lily does all that simply by being there in your home.

They remind us to let go of the stress that can build up in our day when the pressures of jobs and family mount. Peace lilies are great for offices to create a sense of calm during a hectic day or in bedrooms to provide a sense of tranquility and restful sleep. As a gift, peace lilies are a sign of good will.

4. Morning glory

Morning glories in the garden are said to bring peace and happiness and its seeds under your pillow encourage restful sleep free of nightmares.

These pretty summer flowers open their prolific bell-shaped blooms in the early morning before the summer’s midday heat, so it’s not surprisingly they have earned their reputation for helping to brighten your day.

5. Jade plant

The jade plant (crassula ovata) is another popular good luck charm in Asia thought to activate financial energies. This beautiful succulent has vibrant green leaves symbolic of growth and renewal, closely resembling jade coins, symbolic of wealth and prosperity.

Jade is a traditional gift for businesses and many business owners place a jade plant near the entrance, or in a southeast location to bring prosperity and success.

6. Lotus

Lilies paired with lotus flowers bring luck and purity to a garden. Just be mindful that to maintain positive energy, you must remove wilted or spent flowers and trim any dead or dying parts from the plant.

7. Jasmine

Jasmine attracts love and money into your home, and encourages prophetic dreams! Jasmine oil is known for being one of the most powerful aphrodisiacs, so this is a fantastic plant for single babes or anyone wanting to keep the romance alive!

Jasmine flowers are often worn by high priestesses. Incredibly, jasmine flowers open at night, which, to my mind, makes them even cooler.

8. Lemon tree

As well as being bright and happy, lemons are a fantastic thing to have around the house!

They symbolise purification and friendship, and it’s said that if you wear diluted lemon oil during the full moon, it will help you attune with its energies.

9. Miniature roses

Roses are said to have the highest vibration of all living things.

They attract love, healing and luck, offer protection and healing, and help with divination of all kinds.

The colour of your rose has a meaning, too. White: Purifying and healing, positive energy. White with red details: Devotion and passion. Peach: Peace, spirituality and friendship. Pink: Romantic love, sweetness, fun and play.

10. Orchids

They represent love: they attract love, soothe the soul, and deepen friendships. The ancient Greeks associated orchids with fertility and virility, which makes them a great gift for new parents!
In this list I would love to add two herbs as well.

11. Rosemary

Rosemary increases your brain power, can help you get a good night’s rest, and keep you youthful (well, so they say)!

This herb attracts love and encourages lust, has properties of protection and purification, helps with healing, and can even be used in exorcisms.

12. Sage

Sage is well-known for its qualities of protection. It also represents immortality, longevity, wisdom and the granting of wishes.

Feng Shui – Improve Health, Love, Abundance, Career & Other Areas of Your Life

Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of placement. It incorporates the elements: of wind/air, fire, water, wood, earth and metal. It also considers the four directions (N, S, E, W) in building recommendations.

One of Feng Shui’s main tools is called a ‘Bagua’. Feng Shui Bagua is a map, consisting of nine areas, called ‘gua’. With the Bagua, you can make improvements in your life in love, abundance, career success and other aspects.

A bagua offers easy, yet powerful ways to enhance Feng Shui in your home. In essence what you do, is overlay the bagua on the floor plan of your home . The Bagua now indicates what each area in your home (or office) represents. It tells you how best to decorate it to realize the improvements you want. Each gua has its own associated direction and natural element. Related to these are prescriptions for the colors and type of decorations that work best in that area. Let me discuss each area in turn.

I. Fortunate Blessings or Abundance Area

The direction of this area is Southeast. The natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life is Wind. Colors that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area include the rich colors of Royal purple, Cobalt blue and Chinese red. Decorative items that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area include fountains, crystals, mobiles, and expensive objects.

II. Area Relating to Fame, Reputation and How You are Know in The World

The direction associated with this area is South. The natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life is Fire. The colors that will have the most favorable effect on your life when placed in this area is the brightest red. Decorating ideas that will have a favorable effect on your life when implemented in this area include anything that indicate flames, such as fire place, candles, incense, and wild animals.

III. Area Belonging to Relationships, Love Relationship

The direction of this area is Southwest. The natural elements to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life: Earth & Fire. The best color for this area is Pink. Other reds & earth tones are good too. Decorative items that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area entail groups or pairs of things such as bookends, matching statues, symbols of love.

IV. Area for Family & Ancestors

The direction of this area is East. The natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life is Wood. Favorable colors for your life when placed in this area are Greens. Decorating ideas that will have a favorable effect on your life when implemented in this area include placing living things such as flowers & plants, tree images.

V. Area for Health, where All Other Areas of Life Connect

Direction is Center. The natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life is Earth. Colors that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area: Yellow and earth tones. Keeping this area open and uncluttered will have a favorable effect on your life. Also place objects made of Earth, such as a ceramic vase in this area for good health.

VI. Area Related to Your Creativity & Children

Direction is West. The natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life is Metal. Colors that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area are white and pastels, metals (gold, silver, etc). Decorating ideas that will have a favorable effect on your life when implemented in this area include placing whimsical objects, crafts, children’s drawing, round things.

VII. Area Related to (Self-) Knowledge & Skills; being Wise

The direction is Northeast. The natural elements to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life: Water & Earth. Colors that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area are dark blue, dark green, black. Decorating ideas that will have a favorable effect on your life when implemented include placing books, computer and/or your altar in this area.

VIII. Area Related to Career, or rather Life Path

The direction is North. The natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life is Water. The colors that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area: black and dark blue. Decorating ideas that will have a favorable effect on your life when implemented in this area include placing an image with flowing water, fountain, glass, mirrors, crystals.

IX: Area Related to Helpful People (include spiritual guides, deities & friends) and Travel

Direction is Northwest. Natural element to represent in this area for a favorable effect on your life: Metal. Colors that will have a favorable effect on your life when placed in this area: Grey, black and white. Placing affirmations, statues of Deities (ideally of metal) are decorating ideas that will have a favorable effect on your life when implemented in this area.

How To Use The Feng Shui Map – Steps to Make the Bague Work for You

1. Draw your home floor plan to scale. Turn it so that your main home entrance is at the bottom of your drawing, and the back of your house is at the top of your drawing. Note: the main entrance is the door that guests use, even if you just use your back door yourself.

2. Make a bagua, i.e. a grid of 9 equal squares to the same scale as your home. You can draw the 3×3 areas on tracing paper and overlay this bagua map over your home. Alternatively, draw the 9 squares directly on your home floor plan.

3. Assign the numbers and areas to each of the squares.

Top left is I, top middle is II, top right is III.

Middle left is IV; center is V; middle right is VI.

Bottom left is VII, bottom middle is VIII; and bottom right is IX.

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good visual map of the bagua, which makes doing step 1-3 really easy.

4. Read the details relating to each area in the bagua and compare it with your home’s actual situation.
Adjust your home to suit the bagua’s indications and your desired changes in your life. Note: if your home is missing corners in the bagua, then ‘claim’ their energy by hanging wind chimes or geraniums (or similar) outside. Try it for yourself. You can easily identify what little or big changes you need to create a happier home.

5. Tip: have just little time? Spend 10 minutes de-cluttering the area of your home that relates to that part of your life where you want to realize immediate improvements.

Expect the corresponding changes to manifest in your life!
Copyright A. Lee, 2007 – All rights reserved.