☘ Origin: Southeast Asia
☘ Family: Asparagaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Dracaena sanderiana
☘ Common Name(s): Lucky Bamboo · Sander's Dracaena · Ribbon Dracaena
Bamboo is a symbol of strength, flexibility, and health. Its strength teaches us to stand upright. It's flexibility teaches us to adapt to the harshest circumstances. The combination of these virtues teaches us how to find balance and inner peace in our lives, in turn improving our health.
Lucky Bamboo: This plant is not a Bamboo species and because the stem has nodes like Bamboo, its name carries the word Bamboo in it. As for why it is called Lucky Bamboo, this is entirely based on the Asian culture that the plant brings good hope for the future. People also believed that it brings luck to people, so people tend to use it in the Chinese new year or other occasions.
☘ Bamboo plants are believed to bring peaceful energy to your home. It represents flexibility and freedom and therefore, people prefer to keep it in the office environment. It also represents the five elements of earth, the foundation of a harmonious universe.
☘ According to Feng, Bamboo is considered a lucky plant, the hollow structure of the plant helps in the movement of Chi energy. It helps in the movement of positive energy, as well generating more abundance and prosperity. Apart from this, the pipe-like structure of the plant also signifies the wisdom of letting the energy flow from within to the outside world, thus, calming your mind and soul.