Feng Shui: Indoor Plants for Good Vibes – Shopleaf Plant Studio

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Feng Shui: Indoor Plants for Good Vibes

We all know that indoor plants are notorious for bringing life to a space, purifying the air, reducing stress and improving overall wellbeing. But what if we told you that plants have another secret power? Okay, it’s not entirely a secret because Feng Shui has been around for forever. In fact, this Chinese philosophy has been around for over four thousand years, and  it's still being used widely today.

Feng Shui is all about ushering in the flow of energy, otherwise known as chi. In Feng Shui, everything has chi — both living and nonliving things. The practice of Feng Shui is all about balancing these energies to create a positive and harmonious atmosphere, and revitalize energy within us.

And of course, the best place to incorporate Feng Shui is in your home or working space, because who wouldn’t want to be surrounded by positive energy all day? One of the best and easiest ways to do this is through plants! But to get the most out of your lucky plant, placement is key! You can find the perfect placement for your plant using the Bagua Map to unlock your desired luck!

So if you want to invite vibrant energy and fortune into your homes, these are the best Feng Shui house plants you need in your space!

Just like its namesake, the Lucky Bamboo is considered a lucky indoor plant for Feng Shui, and is believed to attract good luck, wealth, and fortune. It also represents upward growth, positivity and humility. The best place to keep your Lucky Bamboo is in the wealth corner of your home, as seen on the Bagua Map. This is usually in the southeast area of your house or the rear left corner.

When placed in the right location, Snake Plants can foster positive energy and growth. Due to its pointy, sword-shaped leaves, Snake Plants can cut through negative energy. This is why Snake Plants are best placed in the balcony or garden to act as a protective barrier around your home. Its upward leaves also represent growth and positivity.

Rubber Plants are another great Feng Shui plant! It’s the air purifying plant so it helps remove toxins in the air, or negative energy. Rubber Plants also represent abundance, happiness, and wealth, so placing this plant in your home can help create a more stress-free environment. The Rubber Plant also has rounded leaves, which in Feng Shui, is associated with positive energy.

The Money Tree is a popular gift among business owners or office workers as it is an expression of good luck and prosperity. But the Money Tree is not just for offices, it’s also a great houseplant to add to your living space. When placed in the southeast corner of your home, the Money Plant can attract abundance and good fortune!

You can read our Money Tree Plant Care Guide here.

Peace Lilies are another air-purifying plant that attracts wealth, and the white flowers are believed to bring good luck. According to Feng Shui, the Peace Lily brings a calm and harmonious energy into your space, as it converts negative energy into positive energy. That’s why many Feng Shui experts recommend keeping a Peace Lily in your office to help create a calm and stress-free environment.