Leaf tattoos is one of the very common tattoo designs and is used to represent a number of things. Leaf is the symbol of life. In reality, leaves are the food house of the plants where they create food and oxygen and the oxygen is used by the other living organisms to remain alive. So leaf tattoo is the symbol of energy. They are the protectors of the nature. There are various types of leaf tattoos which people get drawn on their body and each type of leaf has a special meaning. Ivy lead tattoo symbolized fidelity and growth, the maple leave is the symbol of free spirit, the symbol of four leaf clovers is the symbol of great luck. There could be a single leaf that is drawn as the tattoo symbol or it could be a string of leaves together. A very common place for the leaf tattoo is the armband and sometimes people have the leaf tattoos on a larger part of the body. Japanese maple leaf is the symbol of the time passing by. It is also the symbol of lovers. The lotus leaf symbolizes beauty and purity. The oak leaf symbolizes strength, wisdom and longevity.