The meaning of Leeches in dream | Dream interpretation

To dream of leeches being applied denotes sickness (Raphael); as an ancient and popular remedy, the application of leeches would connote a subconsciousness of illness.

The Fabric of Dream | Katherine Taylor Craig

Yon are likely to be cheated in a business deal if you dream of seeing leeches or having them applied to your body.

The Complete Dream Book | Gillian Holloway

This dream represents people or external agents that drain your vital resources. It tends to cause anguish, as the dreamer sees himself being drained. Being able to pull out or eliminate the leeches is indicative of a feeling of security and confidence in oneself, despite the adversity of the circumstances that are presented in life.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

To dream of leeches, foretells that enemies will run over your interests.

If they are applied to you for medicinal purposes, you will have a serious illness tn your family (if you escape yourself).

To see them applied to others, denotes sickness or trouble to friends.

If they should bite you, there is danger for you in unexpected places, and you should heed well this warning.

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation | Gustavus Hindman Miller

1. Feelings of being drained—likely emotionally, possibly financially.

2. Possible health issue.

3. Severe feelings of disap­pointment, sadness.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Feeling of disgust for your own body.

The feeling of being sucked dry, as in Vampire.

Symbol of luck, since leeches were used for healing purposes.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

To dream of leeches feeding on your blood signifies a part of your waking life that is sapping your energy and enthusiasm. Leeches in your dream may represent persons around you, old habits, or ill feelings. This will affect your mental and emotional state. On the other hand, if your body is covered in leeches, it indicates repulsion for what you have done or guilt towards someone you have wronged.

Dream Symbols and Analysis | DreamForth

Leeches are from the family of worms whose primary association is their capacity to feed off the blood of mammals. Even the term “leech” refers to the slow siphoning off of something, and in this way the leech itself is a symbol of a slow, methodical loss of passion, energy, or life force. Since leeches are mostly aquatic, there is an emotional quality to the meaning of them as a symbol.

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox

Dream About Leeches | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Leeches


Leeches are parasites that drain your energy and your resources. They are literally “blood suckers” and what they represent from your life is up to you to determine. Think about all of the draining things around you or inside of you. Usually dreams are designed to make us more aware of ourselves. Thus, the leeches may represent your own habits, thoughts, and negative emotions rather than someone in your environment. In the old days (and maybe in some remote parts of the world this is still happening) leeches were used for medical purposes. They were harvested and used in case of infection or other physical condition where by poisonous or harmful substance needed to be removed form the body. Maybe the leeches in your dream are there to suck out all of the negativity that you acquire throughout your day or in a particular situation.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary


The Bedside Dream Dictionary


To see or be bitten by leeches in your dream refers to something in your life— people, habits, or negative emotions—that is draining the energy and vigor out of you. Alternatively, if your body is covered in leeches, then you are feeling disgusted by your own body or repulsed by something you have done. To see lice in your dream signifies frustration, distress and feelings of guilt. You may also be feeling emotionally or physically unclean. Alternatively, the lice may represent a person, situation or relationship from which you would like to distance yourself. You may be feeling used or taken advantage of.... The Element Encyclopedia


The Element Encyclopedia

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