Good Luck Charm

Buddha Belly Plant

50cm | Sale price Price 45.000 JD Regular price Unit price  per 

About Me

☘ Origin: Tropical Americas
 Family: Spurge, Euphorbiaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Jatropha podagrica
☘ Common Name(s): Buddha Belly Plant · Buddha Belly Bush · Bottle Plant · Gout Plant · Swollen Foot

Symbolism

Ultimately, this is one happy plant which helps brighten up the mood, and for a good luck charm.

Name Story

Swollen Foot: Podagrica means 'swollen foot' fitting for this swollen succulent looking plant. Buddha Belly name alludes to its thick and swollen trunk.

Feng Shui

You'll often see these indoors in business entrances where their fat belly caudex is said to attract prosperity, abundance, and good luck. Who doesn't need that?!  

Interesting Facts

☘ The Buddha Belly plant is considered a shrub cactus/succulent.

Its active growing seasons are the spring and summer. In the fall, it begins to shed its leaves to prepare for winter, during which it lies dormant until the spring comes and the plant wakes up again.

☘ It's is known to attract hummingbirds and butterflies, which is another reason why people love having the plant in their yard or garden.

 

Health Benefits

☘ Known for various medicinal uses. Its antimicrobial, anti-cancer and anti-HIV activity has been well recognized, with broad-spectrum activity.