Feng Shui Tip ~ for Good Health ~ Get Your Gourds! This is a great time to start collecting gourds to stay healthy during the winter season. For the remainder of this year, according to Flying Stars Feng Shui, place gourds in the Northwest area of your home, bedroom, or office. Gourds absorb negativity, stress, and illness that is prominent in this location. ∞ Improve YOUR feng shui by adding even one or two gourds to this part of your space and notice the effect.