Garlic in a dream means agony and distress. Eating raw garlic in a dream means receivingunlawful money, speakingbad words, making sarcastic praises or bartering good for evil. However, eating cooked garlic in a dream means repentance. Only a sick person can benefit from eating fresh garlic in a dream. Gathering garlic in the fields in a dream means suffering from harm caused by one’s own family.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Talmudic: An emblem of increased fecundity. Among Hebrew men, it was customary to eat garlic before intercourse to ensure fertility.
Protection: Garlic was used regularly in spells and charms for safety, especially against spirits and evil creatures like vampires. You may want to consider this dream more metaphorically, like safeguarding yourself against the spirit of the vine, or people who “suck” your energy dry.
Vows, commitments, and promises.
The ancient Egyptians swore oaths on garlic, rather like we swear on the Bible.
Strength during trying times. Ancient Egyptians, Israelites, and Romans ate garlic for this purpose, especially before battle.
The pungent flavor and smell of garlic makes it an alternative fire symbol.
Passing through a field of garlic portends increased prominence and a better financial outlook.
Eating garlic represents having sensible views of life, and well-rounded ideals.
Being able to endure a time of difficulty and still land on your feet. Seamen and mountaineers alike carry fresh garlic to protect them against wreckage and foul weather, respectively.... The Language of Dreams
Garlic is considered a herb of magic. As a protective amulet, particularly against the evil eye, it is of significance against negativity. In chinese lore it also symbolizes luck, health and many children, so in dreams may signify all of these.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: As a fertility symbol a full head of garlic in a woman’s dream may symbolize the testicles. In a man’s case such a dream is more about essential masculinity. You might also like to consult the entries for magic / magician, protect / protection and witch.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
As an oneiric symbol, garlic suggests the need to dispense with appearances so you can focus on what is considered the most appropriate. Not surprisingly, despite its unpleasant odor, garlic is a food with great healing properties.
It is indicative of arguing, adventures, and erotic relationships. Touching it promises good business, and strongly smelling of garlic resembles a feeling of disclosed secrets.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Very much like the symbol of Mother, but much more oriented to the past.
The all-powerful mother, the archetypal mother (the mother principle) in contrast to the merely personal mother. Grandmothers, like Grandfathers, are often wise guides and advisers.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream of a grandmother, or puri dai as the Gypsies call her, means that you are in need of help and advice.
The grandmother is the “old wise one’ of the family. She is always consulted when big decisions are to be made that affect the whole tribe. If, in your dream, she gives you advice . . . follow it! She will not be wrong.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a grandmother represents the mature, wise, feminine elder within you; the one who tells the truth and loves you unconditionally.
If you dream of your actual grandmother, then this dream represents the qualities she represents uniquely to you and the feelings you have toward her. In general, dreams of a grandmother are about wisdom, the earth, nurturing and are a message to take care of your natural, earthly resources.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A grandmother in a woman’s dream may represent what Jung called the Great Mother who, like her male counterpart. Wise Old Man, represents wisdom - and power - in the ‘collective unconscious’, the part of the unconscious that is much older than the individual. Sometimes the conscious ego may have to struggle to prevent these archetypes from swallowing him or her up. See also Mother, Wise Old Woman and Introduction, pages 49-50.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols