You may find this hard to believe, but there are some plants that can improve the flow of positive energy in our home (or at work). These plants can provide us with a sense of tranquility and happiness and have the ability to reduce stress levels. In addition to this, they also have powerful air purifying properties. The combination of all these benefits is a great way to improve our overall health. Therefore, continue reading to find out for which plants we are talking about.
1. PEACE LILY
The peace lily increases the flow of positive energy by purifying the air and neutralizing harmful gases. This plant grows well in shaded or dark places like an office or in a corner. Having at least one peace lily in the bedroom will provide you with a sense of peace and restful sleep.
Jasmine’s sweet and pleasant smell will soothe a stressed mind and boost energy levels. You should put this plant near a south-facing window when indoors. When it comes to the garden, place the plant in the east, north, or northeast area.
In addition to its ability to purify the air, rosemary also promotes physical and mental well-being. The amazing smell of rosemary can instantly improve your mood, reduce fatigue and anxiety, and enhance memory. Some studies even suggest that rosemary can treat insomnia. You should place rosemary in a sunny spot and be careful not to over-water it.
4. LUCKY BAMBOO (DRACAENA BRAUNII)
For hundreds of years, lucky bamboo has been used as a symbol of good fortune and prosperity in Asia. According to feng shui, the vertical shape of this plant represents the element wood, which influences our vitality, energy, and physical activity. We recommend you to place it in a corner of a room that has low light and keep it in a glass bowl with approximately 1 inch of water.
5. MONEY PLANT (EPIPREMNUM AUREUM)
This popular houseplant is also known as Hunter’s Robe, Golden Pothos, Silver Vine, Solomon Islands ivy and Ivy Arum. According to feng shui, the money plant creates a positive energy flow that attracts good luck and fortune. This plant is perennial, so it can be grown as either a trailer or a climber. We recommend you to place it in a corner in order to reduce anxiety and get rid of negative energy.
The long-lasting flowers of Orchids have a sweet and pleasant smell that will improve your mood. These plants are also known to release oxygen at night. Therefore, you should have at least one orchid in your bedroom.
7. ALOE VERA
Besides its powerful healing properties, the Aloe Vera plant also brings good luck and positive energy. Put it in indirect sunlight and water it regularly. Aloe Vera can’t tolerate standing water, so make sure that it has proper drainage.
8. HOLY BASIL
According to feng shui, Holy basil purifies the air of negative energy and attracts positive vibrations to the environment. It is one of the few plants that releases oxygen 20 hours per day. This amazing plant is also known for its strong antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. Holy Basil should be placed in a north, east or northeast area of your home or garden and must be directly exposed to sunlight.
Chrysanthemum has the ability to purify the air and remove toxins from the home. It will also provide you with a sense of calmness, so make sure to have at least one chrysanthemum at your home.
In addition to its many strong medicinal properties, sage also promotes the flow of positive energy in your home. Don’t place Sage in places that are very dry or have low humidity.
11. ARECA PALM
Areca Palm will provide you pure living environment due to its ability to purify the air and remove the harmful toxins from the air. This amazing plant also improves the flow of positive energy.
12. ENGLISH IVY
English ivy is one of the best air purifying houseplants. It removes toxins from the air and promotes a stress-free home.