Feng Shui Cure – Magic Gourd
The Magic Gourd commonly known as the calabash or Hu Lu is an ancient health miracle wonder. The history of this dried out gourd is that it was used by the Chinese as container for medicine and wines for a long time.
What actually is it?
The calabash or bottle gourd is a vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle, utensil, or pipe. For this reason, one of the calabash subspecies is known as the bottle gourd. The fresh fruit has a light green smooth skin and a white flesh. However the rounder varieties are called Calabash gourds whereas the longer and slimmer kinds are usually well known as bottle gourds
What is it used for in Fengshui Remedies?
Calabash (Hu Lu),葫芦 is an ancient classical Feng Shui remedy against sickness energy. The calabash symbolizes the image of Dui trigram which is yin metal from heaven.
Sickness energy in the flying stars feng shui formula has the attribute of earth element. The calabash being yin metal will weaken and contain the sickness energy, hence providing health for you and your family.
When place next to your bed or in the house, the calabash will absorb the sickness energy and protect you and your family from sickness. For people with illness, the calabash may not cure the sickness but it will definitely reduce suffering and the seriousness.
Today, there are many miniature metallic calabash available in feng shui shops. However, the best calabash (Wu Lo) is the natural one because of the woody material. Wood will keep the contained earth energy under control.