☘ Origin: Tropical East Asia
☘ Family: Moraceae
☘ Botanical Name: Ficus benjamina
It is seen as the tree of peace and abundance in the Middle East. It represents unity and universal understanding and knowledge. Large wild figs are holy in East Asia: the Buddha gained enlightenment under such tree. And in Indonesia weeping figs are seen as the link between the human and spirit worlds.
In Feng Shui, Ficus is considered as a good luck plant.
The Loyal Companion
Green tree of dreams with a rich history. Ficus benjamina has been getting along with humans very well for centuries. As a houseplant it’s a loyal companion that will grow alongside you for years.
☘ Ficus Benjamina is a member of the same Ficus group that was part of NASA Clean Air Study, and it was found very effective in improving indoor air quality by removing formaldehyde, xylene and toluene.