Herbs in dream meaning | Dream interpretation
Symbolic of love and goodness, Song. 5:13
Symbol of healing
Herbs are valuable for their unusual medical uses and healing power.
To dream of herbs indicates the need to use a different approach in dealing with a situation. Changing your perspective is key, as well as opening up to new possibilities. This will allow you to get over things that has been bothering you.
Vision: Seeing or collecting herbs: you have cared for a sick person or dealt with a difficult situation. Eating herbs: a long, joyful, and healthy life.
(See Antidote; Caraway; Garden herbs; Onion. Also see other herbs)
To dream of herbs, indicates your need to take a new approach toward some situation or relationship. You need to look at things from a different perspective and live life with more zest.
1. Expresses a need to use new ideas for old problems.
2. Balance and satisfaction are in the ofﬁng (an herb garden).
3. Use caution around rough situations and possibly malicious people (poisonous plants and herbs).
4. A knowledge and appreciation of good friendships, pleasure and warmth (pleasant aromatic herbs).
5. Being well-loved.
To dream of herbs, denotes that you will have vexatious cares, though some pleasures will ensue.
To dream of poisonous herbs, warns you of enemies. Balm and other useful herbs, denotes satisfaction in business and warm friendships.
Peace and contentment with your lot in life are forecast by a dream of herbs growing in a garden, especially auspicious if they were flowering.
To smell the aroma of herbs predicts new and exciting adventures, possibly foreign travel.
Many herbs have symbolic meanings that go back centuries. For example, the ancient Romans offered wreaths of bay leaves as a symbol of triumph and peace. Earlier, bay was a sacred plant for Greeks and considered to be a protector from disease, witchcraft and lightning. In Britain, rosemary was called ‘Rose of Mary’ in memory of the Virgin Mary; in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia says, ‘There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance, pray you love, remember.’ This is by no means a complete list of the symbolic meanings of each herb in your dreams. Bear in mind that the symbolism of herbs is inextricably tied to culture and religion; your personal associations also need to be taken into account.
Aloe: Healing, protection, grief, bitterness, affection .
Angelica: İnspiration, magic.
Basil: Sweetness, kindness, deep affection.
Bay: Glory, honor, reward.
Calendula: Joy, remembrance, grief.
Chamomile: Energy in adversity, patience, long life, wisdom .
Dandelion: Faithfulness, happiness.
Dill: Preservation, good spirits.
Dock leaves: Used to soothe the irritation caused by nettles, so in dreams they suggest how you should approach a difficult situation in waking life.
Fennel: Strength, worthy of praise, flattery.
Garlic: Protection, strength, healing.
Lavender: Housewifely virtue, acknowledgment.
Lily of the Valley: Contentment, return of happiness, let’s make up .
Marjoram: Joy, happiness.
Mint: Eternal refreshment, wisdom, virtue.
Mugwort: Tranquility, happiness.
Mustard: Faith, indifference.
Parsley: Useful knowledge, feast, joy, victory.
Rosemary: Remembrance, love, loyalty, fidelity.
Saffron: Beware of success; all is not what it seems.
Sage: Wisdom, self-esteem.
Sassafras: Foundation, considered choices.
Thyme: Activity, bravery, courage, strength.
To dream of hemlock, henbane and other poisonous herbs denotes that you are in danger, but to dream of useful herbs is good (Gypsy). Apparently a dream from physical stimuli induced by the odors of the herbs in question.
(see by type, Field, Flowers, Gardens)
The smell of a plant, and the feelings or memories it engenders, may be more important here than the herb itself (see Perfn?ne).
Because of their long association with folk medicine, herbs in your dream may reveal matters of personal health, or concerns about same.
If a kitchen spice, this may be a figurative symbol for needing to spice things up in vour life or home.