Syngonium or Nepenthytis leaves have the five lobed shape that represents the five feng shui elements; water, fire, earth, wood. It thus becomes a complete Feng Shui Plant. The goosefoot, or Syngonium podophyllum, has the inspiring, 'upward' wood energy which is associated with the east or southeast. It is modest and easy to care plant with attractive foliage. It is a good air purifier that helps you get rid of formaldehyde and tests showed that over a period of 24 hours it decreased the formaldehyde levels by 67 percent. Syngonium plant is recommended for smokers or people who do a lot of home cooking.