Vastu is an ancient Indian practice that includes five elements—earth, water, fire, air, and space. Its practice brings harmony, peace, prosperity, and health to life.

According to Vastu, Green plants planted in the right direction of the house enhance one’s ability to attract health, and wealth and improve relationships. With the huge popularity of houseplants in homes due to their air-purifying properties and promoting happiness and well-being, Vastu experts suggest a good list of Vastu plants in homes that can bring positivity and negative energy out of your personal space.

Snake plant

The snake plant is the most common and favorite indoor Vastu plant of the people. Snake plants are known to brighten up the environment with positive vibes and bring good health. This plant absorbs all the harmful radiation from mobile phones and TVs. According to Vastu, it can be kept on the computer table.


According to Vastu Shastra, Basil is one of the most auspicious, sacred, and powerful plants that increase positivity in the house. Basil has great medicinal value and can purify the air and keep insects away. Basil can be grown at the front or back of the house, on balconies or windows, wherever it can be regularly exposed to sunlight.

Lily Plant

This fragrant plant is not only liked by people, but its benefits are also highly appreciated by Vastu. According to Vastu, this plant is a symbol of love, harmony, and peace. Keeping it in the bedroom can improve your sleeping schedule and help avoid nightmares. If you are suffering from insomnia or irregular sleep periods, having a small lily plant in the bedroom can be extremely beneficial.

Lucky Bamboo Plant

The lucky bamboo plant is native to Southeast Asia and associated with good fortune and health. The number of stalks in a bamboo plant represents something. For the money, for example, it should have five stalks; six for good luck; Seven stalks for health, and 21 stalks for health and great wealth. Bamboo plants also act as air purifiers and remove pollutants from the surroundings. Place it in the east corner of the house. There are websites offering bamboo plants. Order it and spread positivity in your home. 

Neem Tree

The presence of neem plants inside the house gives rise to a positive and healthy environment. Known as the best healer, neem tree leaves have been used since ancient times to heal many problems including scratches, cuts, and burns. According to Vastu, neem plants should be planted in the northeast. It is said that if the wind blowing from the neem leaves enters the master bedroom, it brings good health to the family. so put it right near an open window

Money Plant

Widely known as one of the best Vastu plants for homes in India, a money plant is popular for its shiny, green heart-shaped leaves. It is believed that it brings prosperity and financial strength to the owners of the house. For wealth and good luck, place a money plant in the southeast direction of your drawing room. This plant can be placed in the bedroom but not near the footrest or headrest. You can keep it in the northeast direction on your balcony.

Rubber Plant

In feng shui, the rubber plant represents wealth and luck, as its round leaves resemble coins. It is believed that when it is kept in the house it bestows abundance. Plus, the rubber plant improves indoor air, as it is a natural air purifier.

Banana tree

Another plant on the list is a Banana plant that holds significance for the people of India. It is believed to symbolize Lord Vishnu being worshiped by women on Thursdays. It signifies wealth and prosperity. Banana trees should be placed in the North-East direction of your house as it will give mental peace and good health.

Jade plant

The jade plant, with its small rounded leaves, is known to bestow good luck. According to Feng Shui, the jade plant is a symbol of good luck and favorable positive energy and hence can be kept at home or office. Jade is a symbol of growth and regeneration and the shape of the leaves resembles jade stones.

Aloe Vera

Known to have a wide number of medicinal benefits for human health, the aloe vera plant helps purify and remove harmful toxins from the air. It provides many benefits related to hair care, and skincare and promotes healthy digestion. Aloe vera also brings health, happiness, positivity, and good luck to homes. Aloe Vera can be placed in the North or East direction of the house to remove negative energies.

Bring home these Vastu plants and spread good and positive vibes and thoughts. Also, these plants make a perfect gift for friends and family. 



Manisha has always been passionate about writing. She has written her poems, short stories, and articles since her school days. In her professional life, she has worked as a journalist since 2011. Her passion for writing led her to write her debut book, Unhappy Marriage, which gained her many accolades. She currently lives in India.
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