Good feng shui in the home often starts with a high-impact idea! The plant shown, Pink Chaos’ Coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides), is the perfect way to stimulate the chi for your home. Create a balance in your home by using the 5 natural elements of feng shui — Water, Earth, Fire, Wood, and Metal. Place this plant in the far back, middle areas of your garden – the fame area.  

The root of an edible species of Coleus, Coleus forskohlii, is  historically used in Ayurvedic medicine to burn fat. For more tips for using interior design feng shui for the home see KimColwellDesign. Check out tons of tips on herbal medicine and feng shui for the garden in our book. It is a fact-filled resource that you will have for life, Shamanic Gardening: Timeless Techniques for the Modern Sustainable Garden.

Note: Beautiful image of Coleus was found on .