☘ Origin: Tropical Africa
☘ Family: Asparagus, Dracaena
☘ Botanical Name: Sansevieria trifasciat · Dracaena trifasciata
☘ Common Name(s): Mother-in-law's Tongue · Snake Plant · Viper's Bowstring Hemp
Snake plant symbolizes Cleanliness and Tenacity which makes it perfect to be gifted to someone who loves nature. This plant makes as a perfect house warming gift indicating persistence and happiness.
Mother-in-law's tongue, Snake plant: This plant is commonly called "mother-in-law's tongue" or "snake plant", because of the shape and sharp margins of its leaves.
Viper's Bowstring Hemp: Because it's one of the sources for plant fibers used to make bowstrings.
According to Feng Shui principles, snake plants are typically associated with good luck. This is largely due to their air purification qualities. That being stated, any plant is believed to bring a very strong Wood element energy to the room, which can be helpful to combat any nearby negative energy.
It is said that: "Some crops in a village were often eaten by some animals. A villager painted tiger stripes on a green leaf plant and put it in the field. Surprisingly, it really reduced how much the plant was being eaten. Gradually, villagers began to imitate this and passed it on from generation to generation". This plant now has its own tiger tail pattern, and it is the Sansevieria.
☘ Snake plants are considered some of the best indoor plants to purify air, according to NASA Clean Air Study.
☘ Better air means better sleep, which makes them a popular plant for the bedroom.
☘ Snake plants can act as an effective defense against airborne allergies.
☘ Though in small contributions, snake plants can absorb cancer-causing pollutants, including CO2, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene. With the ability to absorb and remove harmful toxins.