Your home is your sanctuary, so why not attract more positive energy in your home?
Being surrounded by nature can improve your emotional health and immunity. It also helps relieve stress and calm your mind.
Unfortunately, it’s rare nowadays to have a big backyard or work in an office overlooking a park.
And so, investing in a few potted plants for your home and office is a great way to bring a bit of the outdoors, in!
9 Plants To Attract Positive Energy In Your Home
These gorgeous plants will turn your house into a home in no time!
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Jasmine is a green vine with delicate fragrant white flowers. Its essential oil has antidepressant properties that sedate the nervous system, making great for headaches and insomnia. Best of all, jasmine is said to also bring more love and money into your home (1).
Plus, the aroma of this flower relieves muscle spasms and cramping, making it beneficial in managing symptoms of PMS and menopause. Jasmine is considered an aphrodisiac, so keep it in the bedroom instead of the office.
Lavender soothes your mind and increases happiness and harmony. This purple flower is especially beneficial in the bedroom, where it calms your nerves, fights insomnia, and promotes restful sleep (2).
Lavender is also great for hospital patients. Researchers have found that it may help reduce agitation in people with dementia and treat pre-surgery jitters.
3. Aloe Vera
As a succulent plant, aloe vera requires infrequent watering and plenty of bright sun, making it perfect for a sunny office or kitchen.
4. Lucky Bamboo
As its name implies, lucky bamboo is meant to attract prosperity, good fortune, and harmony into your home.
In Chinese tradition, the number of stalks of bamboo in your vase implies its meaning. For example, three stalks represent happiness, wealth, and longevity, while nine stalks represent great luck (4).
Easy to grow, this plant requires little care, other than indirect sun and a vase full of water. You might want to keep this one at the office, however, as it is toxic to pets.
Plus, rosemary has healing properties that help relieve congestion, sore throat, and rheumatic and muscle pain.
Orchids are a wonderful alternative to fresh cut flowers, as these plants flower for months at a time.
These exotic plants are delicate, graceful, and magnificent, having the ability to brighten up a room by their presence alone (6).
Best of all, they’re incredibly easy to care for and won’t die when you go on vacation.
There’s a reason why peppermint is such a popular aroma in bath and beauty products.
Traditionally, people believed that peppermint enhances communication and relationships in the home.
Cacti are beautiful and incredibly low maintenance. Their resilience can inspire you to get through difficult times.
Some psychologists even recommend that anxious people may find that caring for a cactus can help reduce anxiety.
A Christmas cactus is a particularly good choice for a sunny office or living room, as it flowers once or twice a year.
In the floral world, these lovely flowering plants symbolize optimism and joy. They also help make your home instantly more welcoming.
Peaking in the spring or fall, these happy flowers make a great addition to a porch or balcony and stay in bloom for long periods of time.