There are certain Vastu plants which are known for eliminating negative energies and bring positive energies to a home. In this article, I will discuss 12 Vastu plants (indoor plants) that are known for clearing bad energies from house.
Are you moving to a new home? If yes then make sure to enter into your new home on an auspicious day. There are certain auspicious days aka Griha Pravesh Muhurat to shift into a new home. Don’t forget to perform Griha Pravesh Puja and Vastu Puja to remove negative energy from your home. You can check here – Shubh Muhurat for Griha Pravesh (Auspicious Days for Entering into a New Home).
Apart from that you should decorate and organize your new home according to Vastu Shasta. This will result in many benefits such as happiness, physical & mental wellness, harmonious relationship, prosperity, success, career & business growth, academic growth, and financial stability. Moreover, it will ensure your home is protected against evil eyes.
Clear negative energies with these 12 good luck plants
1. Tulsi Plant or Holy Basil (Ocimum Tenuiflorum)
According to Hindu belief, tulsi also called holy basil is a sacred plant. It is a highly revered plant in Hinduism. Hindus regard this holy plant as a manifestation of Goddess Lakshmi, the principal consort of Lord Vishnu. The use of tulsi leaves is compulsory in the worship of Lord Vishnu and his avatars like Shri Ram and Shri Krishna.
For this reason, the tulsi plant is considered a very auspicious in Hindu families. And, it also has several medicinal properties and health benefits. It is also a popular Vastu plant and known for warding off negative energies from a home.
Vastu for home says that having a tulsi plant in a home brings a strong spiritual aura. Hence, it protects a home against evil eyes and brings positive energy to space.
Where to have the tulsi plant in your home
According to Vastu Shastra, a homeowner should place the tulsi plant in the east or northeast direction.
Not all types of indoor plants should be placed in the northeast corner of a house. But tulsi is the only indoor plant that you can place in the northeast corner of your home.
2. Lucky Bamboo Plant (Dracaena Sanderiana)
The lucky bamboo plant is one of the most popular plants that is known for bringing good luck, prosperity and positive energy in the home. For this reason, it has been the most popular indoor plant in India. It is not only a Vastu Plant but also a Feng Shui Plant.
Feng Shui also advocates the same benefits of having a lucky bamboo plant at home. Having a lucky bamboo plant in your home in the right direction will give you a more positive experience.
According to Vastu and Feng Shui, it brings good luck in the house and protects the residents against evil eyes and negative energies. Although you can place a lucky bamboo anywhere in your home but placing it in different corners has different benefits.
Where to place the lucky bamboo plant in your home
If you plan a lucky bamboo plant in the east corner of your home then it will help in maintaining mental and physical wellness. If you place it in the southeast then it will help in financial stability and bringing prosperity in the family.
3. Money Plant (Epipremnum Aureum)
The money plant (Epipremnum aureum) is a popular houseplant in Indian families. It a several common names such as silver vine, taro vine, devil’s vine, devils ivy, ivy arum, Solomon Islands ivy, hunter’s robe, golden pothos, and Ceylon creeper.
Money plant has been one of the most popular Feng Shui and Vastu Plants in many parts of the Indian subcontinent. As the name suggests, the money plant is known for bringing money and prosperity to the family. It is believed that having a money plant at home brings good luck, happiness, positive energy, and prosperity. Furthermore, it also helps in keeping a space protected against evil eyes and negative energies.
Where to keep the money plant in your home
You can place money plants indoors anywhere in your home. But different directions have different benefits. According to Feng Shui and Vastu, you should keep a money plant indoors in the southeast direction of the living room or hall. You should not keep the money plants in the northeast corner of your home.
4. Peace Lily Plant (Spathiphyllum)
Peace lily (Spathiphyllum) is a beautiful flowering foliage plant. It is one of the most popular indoor and air purifying plants.
In Feng Shui, it is known as a fortune plant. It brings good fortune and serenity in an individual’s life.
According to Vastu Shastra, it is also effective in warding off negative energies from a room or home. It attracts good vibes and positive energies. Moreover, it is also good for mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Where to keep the peace lily plant in your home
There are not certain rules about the best placement of the peace lily plant at home. You can place it is anywhere in your house. With the aim to promote tranquility and serenity, you should place the peace lily plant in your bedroom.
5. Jasmine Plant (Jasminum)
Jasmine is a beautiful and sweet-smelling flowering plant. There are certain scientific benefits of this plant. One of the major benefits is it helps with inducing good sleep. It is also effective in reducing anxiety and stress.
For these reasons, the Jasmine plant has been a popular indoor houseplant in our society. There are also certain Vastu benefits of having a Jasmine plant at home.
Very few know the fact that it attracts positive energy, ward off negative energies and soothes the nerves. Having a plant of Jasmine also helps in maintaining harmony in romantic relationships.
Where to place the Jasmine plant in your home
Jasmine plants can be kept in both places – indoors and outdoors. Place it near a south-facing window if you wish to place it indoors. If you want to place it outdoors then place it north, east and northeast directions.
6. Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata)
Crassula ovata (jade plant) is sometimes also known as a money tree, money plant, and lucky plant. It is a very popular Feng Shui and Vastu plant. According to Feng Shui belief, it attracts money and prosperity. Vastu Shastra says that it also brings good fortune, clear bad energies and produces positive energies.
Where to place the jade plant in your home
Jade plants (one of popular Vastu plants) may benefit a lot if they are placed in the right direction.
According to Feng Shui and Vastu Shastra, placing this plan in different directions may have different benefits. You should place jade plants in the bathroom and bedroom. Effective directions are the following.
Southeast direction – good luck, business growth, prosperity, and more money
East direction – health, academic growth, career growth, initiation of projects and family harmony
West direction – children luck and creativity
Northwest direction – luck for the teachers, mentors and helpful people
7. Rosemary Plant (Salvia Rosmarinus)
Rosemary is a woody and evergreen aromatic herb with the needle-like leaves, native to the Mediterranean region and Asia. It has white, purple, pink or blue flowers. It is used as an indoors and outdoors decorative plant.
The leaves of Rosemary plants are used to flavor various foods. It also has potential health benefits. According to Vastu Shastra, it is an interesting indoors plant that fosters mental and physical health.
It is believed that the fragrant of this interesting Vastu plant can quickly lift your mood. It may also help in reducing weakness and fighting stress & anxiety. Plus, it can also help to improve memory and induce sleep.
Where to place the Rosemary plant in your home
There is no rule of placement of Rosemary plant in a home. Hence, you can place it anywhere in your home. This will also help you in warding off negative energy and bring positive energy.
8. Orchid Plant (Orchidaceae)
Orchid (Orchidaceae) is a beautiful flowering plant. Its flowers are generally colorful and fragrant. Orchid flowers are used in decoration and bodily perfumes. Plus, seeds of orchid plants are used as a flavoring agent in baking. It is also considered as one of effective Vastu plants.
Vastu Shastra considers this plant a symbol of prosperity and abundance. It is believed that it attracts positivity in a home. Beautiful flowers of orchid plants instigate perfection in people. Plus, a bouquet of orchid flowers is a wonderful gift for newlyweds and new parents.
Where to place the orchid plant in your home
Vastu recommends keeping the orchid plant in the Southwest corner of the house.
9. Peony Plant aka Paeony (Paeonia Suffruticosa))
The peony is a flowering plant. Its flowers are lovely and have potential Vastu benefits. This interesting Vastu plant strengthens relationships of a couple and also helps in fixing broken relationships. This lovely flowering plant attracts positivity and optimism in the house, by eliminating negative energies. It is believed that it also promotes reproductive health for women.
If you have a relationship problem then you must have this beautiful and interesting Vastu plant in your home.
Where to place the peony plant in your home
It is believed that keeping the peony plant in the Southwest corner of the house has the optimal Vastu benefits.
10. Aloe Vera Plant (Aloe Barbadensis)
The aloe vera is an evergreen perennial plant that is known for its potential health benefits. It is used in consumer products such as skin lotion, cosmetics, medicine, ointments, and beverages.
Consumption and application of aloe vera extracts are good for body, skin and overall health. It can be used as an indoor decorative plant as it grows successfully indoors as a potted plant.
The aloe vera is also an interesting Vastu plant. It is believed that this plant is one of the most popular Vastu plants that attracts positive energy and wards off negative energy. It is also an air-purifying plant. By absorbing carbon dioxide, it produces equal amounts of oxygen, and hence it can do wonders for the health.
Where to place the aloe vera plant your home
Vastu Shastra recommends placing the aloe vera plant in the east or the north corner of the house.
11. Lotus Plant (Nelumbo Nucifera)
The lotus is an aquatic plant. Although this is not a popular houseplant when the lotus placed in your house can bring prosperity, peace, good luck and positivity to space.
The lotus flower symbolizes the ultimate purity and is also associated with the Goddess Lakshmi. It is also sacred to Buddhists.
Having a lotus plant in the house can provide you spiritual enlightenment. The lotus also has medicinal properties. Nowadays, it has been one of very popular Vastu plants.
Where to place the lotus plant your home
Vastu Shastra recommends that if the lotus plant is placed at the entrance of the house then it gives the maximum impact.
12. Rubber Plant (Ficus Elastica)
The rubber plant or rubber tree plant is one of popular Vastu plants. It is known for its waxy & luscious evergreen leaves and larger than life appearance.
It is believed that it attracts money and prosperity into the household. Vastu Shastra considers this plant as a very powerful indoors plant that brings good furniture, prosperity, and positivity to the family.
Where to place the rubber plant in your home
You should place the rubber plant near a window. The plant will grow best with consistent and filtered light.