The meaning of Salt in dream | Dream interpretation
Salt is a dream symbol that presages chaos and discord. Your waking life situations are apt to reflect this with quarrels in the family and friends.
If you see yourself salting meat in your dream, you’ll soon find yourself falling behind in debts you owe, and being harassed because of them.
(see Eating, Herbs)
Worthiness (e.g., “a man worth his salt”). This saying actually dates back to ancient Rome where soldiers were paid in salt because it was so valuable.
Zest, or spicing things up.
Longevity and endurance. Salt is a natural preservative.
Cleansing. In the Middle Ages, priests commonlv consecrated altars with salt, and salt can be used as an effective cleanser because of its gritty nature.
Painful reminders (e.g., “throwing salt in an open wound”).
Being true to self and others, in word and deed (e.g., people who are the “salt of
Tossing salt over your shoulder in a dream is a protective gesture, so look to see on what or whom the salt lands.
Arabic: Promises made and kept. In ancient times, travelers in Arabia would take an oath of salt upon entering a home, as a way of saying they wouldn’t harm anyone therein, or overstay their welcome.
Wisdom is here foretold (Gypsy). Salt is the symbol of wisdom, and of wit. See Attic Salt, etc.
To see salt in your dream represents added flavor and a new-found flair for the varied experiences of life. Salt is said to be the essence of life, so if you dreamed of sprinkling salt all over your food, what is essential in your life? You may be experiencing an elevated sense of individual worthiness and an increased zest in your life. Alternatively, salt also symbolizes dependability, truth, dedication and longevity.
If salt and pepper figure in a dream this signifies duality and a balance of positive and negative elements. A salt shaker relates to an opportunity you may have recently had to improve a situation or a relationship.
In all respects an excellent omen, for even if you spilled the salt in your dream, the predicted difficulty will be of short duration.
If a maiden dreams of eating salt, she will find that through her lack of enthusiasm she will unconsciously turn her sweetheart away from her, His growing interest in another girl will show her that she has made a mistake.
Tasting salt in a dream presages an interesting and not unprofitable experience.
Salt symbolizes conservation.
If it appears in dreams, it could indicate that your ambitions are stagnated and immobile. Generally, it would be convenient to abandon passivity and try to nourish your dreams. The dream reflects that you live too conservatively. On the other hand, salt in dreams could also have other meanings, such as the spiritual essence of life: preservation and indestructibility, what remains after the decomposition of the body. It may also refer to sadness or to the subconscious, as it is in tears and seawater. Lastly, if you are offering or receiving this product, it is a sign of friendship.
Salt has been used throughout history as a symbol of spiritual illumination. When it is mixed with water and the crystals are dissolved, the salty taste remains. The same occurs with the soul: the individual can die or disappear, but the essence remains intact.
Salt is one of the most abundant chemicals on Earth. Dreaming about it suggests that you may be thinking about or desiring those things that are dependable and, at the same time, exciting (salt = spice of life).
If you associate an individual with the salt in your dreams you may be giving that person the attributes that were just mentioned.
Salt is an omen of discordant surroundings when seen in dreams. You will usually find after dreaming of salt that everything goes awry, and quarrels and dissatisfaction show themselves in the family circle.
To salt meat, portends that debts and mortgages will harass you.
For a young woman to eat salt, she will be deserted by her lover for a more beautiful and attractive girl, thus causing her deep chagrin.
1- In dreams, salt highlights the subtle qualities we bring to our lives, those things we do to enhance our lifestyle. It has been suggested that if the water was removed from the human body there would be enough minerals and salt left to cover a fifty pence piece. We run most of our lives through our emotions but the more subtle aspects arc just as important.
2- As a symbol of permanence and incorruptibility salt is important in dreams. As in the old days salt was paid as salary; so nowadays to be given salt is to be given one’s correct worth. There are many customs associated with salt. Il is thrown over the shoulder, supposedly in the face of the Devil. In Scotland, along with coal and bread, it is the firsl thing to pass over the threshold to greet the New Year.
3- As a distillation of everything we know, salt represents wisdom.
Dreams of salt represent good luck is forthcoming, and to remain grounded, as in the salt of the earth. You have the ability to turn a bland situation into something zesty and alive.
Salt forebodes disagreement with associates, even quarrels with the dreamer’s family.
1. One’s life needs spice added to it.
2. If tasting salt, one is bitter over something.
3. If salt is being poured into an open wound, one is experiencing some type of agonizing situation in waking life.
This is a fortunate dream in every way, but if you spill the Salt, you may expect some difficulty and hard work before you succeed.
Salt in dreams is a strong symbol.
The person who holds the salt in your dream is dependable and has your best interests at heart.
Intellectual spice. Grounding (“the salt of the earth”).
(Condiment; Veteran) In a dream, salt means easy money, common people and a good person. Seeing an argument between two adversaries and witnessing salt placed between them in a dream means that they will allay their differences and make peace.
If common salt becomes spoiled in a dream, it means that a plague, injustice, or a drought will befall the people of that locality. Salt in a dream also signifies hard work, or an illness. Table salt in a dream also means asceticism, renunciation and detachment from the material world. It also means blessings, honesty and comfort. Eating bread with salt in a dream means contentment with little from this world.
A salt shaker in a dream represents a good and a dutiful woman. Discovering salt in a dream means adversities and a severe illness. Salt in a dream also represents balance, usability of things and acceptability of everything. This includes knowledge, religion, wife, money, child and lawful earnings. Salt in a dream also means appeasement of one’s fear, peacefulness, developingpatience and forbearance. Salt in a dream also represents a medicine, a remedy, drugs, love, tenderness, unity, compassion, earning suspicious money, or a conspiracy. Receiving a fish preserved in salt in a dream means good news. Olives treated with salt in a dream means recanting one’s promise.
See Eating / Drinking.
Salt in a dream is an unhappy symbol that brings chaos and discord with it.
Dreaming of salt will denote that things around you will get a little fouled up and slightly askew, to put it mildly. You will find quarrels in the family and with friends break out at the drop of a hat with little or no provocation. Should you be salting meat in your dream then will you find that debts you owe begin to fall behind and you get continually harassed over them.
Used as seasoning in food, salt symbolizes flavor or piquancy.
As one of the three primary elements of matter in alchemy representing—in contrast to mercury and sulfur—the principle of fixity and solidity, salt symbolizes someone who is steadfast and dependable, “the salt of the earth.”
As a distillation of everything we know, salt represents wisdom. As a symbol of permanence and incorruptibility, spilt salt is thrown over the shoulder, supposedly in the face of the devil.
Psychological / emotional perspective: As in the old days salt was paid as salary, so nowadays to be given salt in a dream shows we are aware of our value. There are many customs associated with salt. In scotland, along with coal and bread, it is the first thing to pass over the threshold to greet the new year, symbolizing health, wealth and happiness and will also appear in dreams as a symbol of the savour of life.
Material aspects: In dreams, salt highlights the subtle qualities we bring to our lives, those things we do to enhance our lifestyle. We run most of our lives through our emotions but the more subtle aspects are just as important. It has been suggested that if the water was removed from the human body there would be enough minerals and salt left to cover a fifty pence piece.
A christian influence
A symbol of Christian character, a person who applies the word of God to their life, Matt. 5:13
Flats-symbolic of desolation and abandonment, Ps. 107:34
Pit-symbolic of desolation and destruction, Zeph. 2:9
The subtle qualities we bring to our activities which transform them from empty trivialities into meaning or savour, zest; may sometimes refer to the body’s reaction to salt. Idioms: above/below the salt (in or out of honour); salt mine, salt something away; with a pinch of salt; worth one’s salt; salt into a wound; salt of the earth.
Salt may symbolize something that will give zest to your life. But it may mean whatever you personally associate with it (e.g. ‘rubbing salt into a wound’, ‘salt of the earth’, purging, cleansing).