According to ancient principle of feng shui, kitchen is heart of your home and indicate health, wealth, nourishment and prosperity. Inequality and obstacles in the flow of energy through the kitchen can affect deeply every member of your family and all facets of your life. If you wish to cultivate positive energy vibes and to keep balance in flowing energy, you just need follow the principles of feng Shui as regarded to houseplants.
The role of plants in kitchen according to feng Shui
Kitchen is an important room of your house where mostly use heat and sometimes flames during cooking which represent fire element in fen shui. Plants can assist you to maintain fire element inside your home but avoid from putting a colossal number of plants in kitchen space because it may cause to creating imbalance in your home’s energy.
Kitchen is a room where you doing something with a great purpose so, you should utilize every space of kitchen for plants with a thoughtful or meaningful reason for amazing energy flow. Feng shui is basically an art that condescend keeping plants at proper place in kitchen.
Here you’ll explore 10 lucky plants for your kitchen which boost up positive energy and to bring wealth and prosperity in your life.
Citrus tree are beautiful and fragrant tree which nourish you and your family with tangy and round citrus fruits. Round and gold citrus fruits resembling coins for wealth and good fortune. Citrus tree is a good source of abundance, wealth, prosperity and health. It is not only popular for wealth, it can also brighten up your kitchen space.
Caring tips and uses of Citrus Tree
Citrus tree are fruit tree but all fruit tree are not Citrus tree. Citrus Tree loves to thrive in bright filtered sunlight so, keep it in front of the northeast window. It demands a lot of space to accommodate a growing tree. Citrus Trees are precious gift to celebrate Chinese Spring Festival. The more fruit your tree has, the luckier you are. Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C and you can use them to add flavor to sauces, salad dressing and drinks.
If you are stuck in the financial problems, flush out your all worries and just place money tree in the southeast corner of your kitchen. It is native to central and South America. The braided trunks of money tree considered to trap fortune within its folds while five leaves on each stalk represent five elements of earth, fire, water, wind and metal in Feng Shui.
How to grow and care your Money Tree?
Money Tree appreciate both direct and indirect light so, turn or rotate it regularly to achieve right balance of sunlight. Too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves of money tree.
Nutrient-rich potting soil is perfect to thrive your green friend.
If you want to keep your money plant happy and satisfy, you just need to water it every one to two weeks. Let allow the soil to dry before watering again.
Temperature between 65 and 75 is acceptable for growing Money Tree.
Jade Plant has tiny, round and glossy green leaves with the splash of red near the edges which represent jade coins and jade stones. Crassula ovate is a botanical name of jade plant. According to feng shui, it is an epitome of health, wealth and growth. You can gift it to owners of business or a person who want to start a new business for good fortune and success.
How to grow and care your Jade plant?
Jade plant loves bright indirect light to thrive and hates cold temperature so, keep it away from breezy window.
Jade plant don’t show satisfactory results when sitting always in moist or damp soil, so let top 2 inches of soil dry out between watering gaps. If you notice blisters on the surface of leaves, it indicates overwatering so, stop watering in this case.
You can feed your green friend about a month after planting it.
Orchids are colorful flowering plant and is one of the most popular lucky plants. This tropical plant native to Asia, central and South America. Orchid has three petals and three sepals that joined together. If you want strong and healthy relationship, place orchid in your kitchen because it can meet you with your love or dreamy partner. They emit oxygen at night which help you to take powerful and energetic sleep.
How to grow and care your orchids?
Orchid appreciate a lot of air around their roots instead of congested space so, keep it in terra cotta pots. Good ventilation system is must for keeping contented your orchids.
Some varieties of orchids can be picky about blooming so, be patience for getting flowers.
Orchids prefer bright and strong indirect sunlight. If you notice color of the leaves are dark green, it indicate your green friend can’t get enough light while yellowish-green or red leaves represent that plant getting abundance of light.
You should water your thirsty green friend once in a week in winter while twice in a week in summer. Plump white roots is a sign that orchid plant receive sufficient amount of water. Wilted grey roots indicates that your plant is extremely thirsty and want to drink water more while brown or black roots represent that your plant had receive too much water.
The word Chamomile derived from the Greek word “Khamaimelon” which means small apple because the smell of chamomile flower is very similar to an apple. According to feng shui, flowers of Chamomile symbolize wealth and prosperity. It has ability to attract prosperity and happiness towards the heart of your home. You can keep it in the southeast corner of your kitchen for becoming your family healthy and strong.
How to use Chamomile in kitchen?
Consuming Chamomile tea after meal to bring a layer of positive energy in your body and can relieve belly aches.
They can reduce anxiety or stress level and dark under eye circles.
Chamomile is a versatile ingredient for all types of amazing recipes. You can add amazing flavor to jams, candies and ice cream, risotto, fish salad, melodious cream or biscuits with Chamomile.
If you want to add something interesting in your dishes, you can use Chamomile flowers to decorate your sweet or savory dishes.
The element of fire in kitchen represent by the number of 9, so choose the arrangement of 9. If you wish to strong and happy relationship or marriage, you can display 2 lucky bamboo stalk while 4 stalk if you want to bring prosperity and good fortune in your life. You can keep this low-maintenance plant in the southeast window of your kitchen for financial fortune. Lucky bamboo is very versatile in different designs and shapes such as swirl, heart and braid.
Caring and growing tips to Lucky bamboo
Lucky Bamboo loves to swimming in water but can thrive in soil too because it is very flexible in nature.
Lucky Bamboo prefer bright indirect sunlight to survive but it can also adjust in low light.
Fill up your jar with sufficient amount of water to wet their roots.
Lucky Bamboo craves a temperature range of 65-950 F.
Exclude any Chlorotic Leaves ( yellow leaves)
Lucky Bamboo is poisonous for your fur babies, so make sure to keep it away from their approach.
Pothos is another lucky indoor plant that attracts wealth, positive energy and happiness. If you don’t know much about plants, then Pothos is for your kitchen. These plants come from French Polynesian islands but have naturalized in tropical forests worldwide. Pothos has dark green heart-shaped leaves with splashes of yellow. This plant can help to reduce air pollutants from your kitchen.
How to care and grow your Pothos?
If you want to look over your Pothos throughout the day, glass jar or vase is best room for Pothos.
Make sure to keep roots of Pothos always underwater while leaves above the container.
You can keep it in different unique shapes of glass jar or vases such as goodwill, urban outfitters and Ebay. It looks gorgeous in glass jar.
Change the water daily or after a couple of days otherwise your Pothos will sick.
Keep it at consistent room temperature.
Make sure to provide enough amount of nutrients because Pothos desires to absorb nutrients throughout the water.
Your Pothos require feeding after 4 weeks, so add drop of liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Snake plant is one of the most popular lucky plants and best natural air purifier. It can remove volatile compounds from the air at the colossal level. The snake plant is known as the Mother-in-law’s tongue. Sansevieria Trifasciata is scientific name of this low-maintenance plant. Their strong pointing leaves bring optimistic power and give you an aesthetic experience. Their long and upright leaves with beautiful strips and yellow edges provide a natural look to your kitchen.
Benefits of Snake Plant
It helps to ameliorate air born allergies.
If you are stuck in the middle of thousands of projects, this beginner-friendly houseplant is made for you.
It does not need more water, light, and attention.
The appropriate place to keep them is on the windowsill of your kitchen.
Snake plants can absorb echo through leaves and modifying the acoustic system around the kitchen.
In feng shui, peace lily is considered a fortune flower. Peace Lily has unique recognition in the world of plants for its glossy green leaves and white blooming flowers. It symbolizes goodness, immaculate humans, peace, and purity. You can make peace lilies happy and more beautiful by pooping them on the windowsill of your kitchen. Now, you can breathe in a hygienic and healthy environment.
Benefits and uses of Peace Lily
Peace Lily can smash harmful gases from the air, like formaldehyde and carbon monoxide.
One thing which makes peace lily different from others is that it can eliminate mold spores from the air to achieve the highest level of purification. It is enough for cleansing your kitchen.
Peace lily loves bright light and moist soil. However, it never demands a plentiful amount of water.
Be careful in purchasing lilies if you are sensitive to fragrance because Oriental and stargazer lilies are excessively fragrant and cause headaches.