If you do, it is usually a sign that you are enjoying life and your sensuality.
The type of fragrance indicates how you feel about the subject or object that gives off the fragrance (there are some smells we simply can t stand).
It was not only Freud who insisted that fragrances are very effective in bringing back memories of places and people.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If they are without any defect, giving off a good odour, it means he will discharge Zakaah and his wealth will remain protected against all calamities. Also his wealth will be purified and his own condition will improved.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a sick person . eats a small amount of onions in a dream, it means that he will die from his illness, but if one sees himself eating a large quantity in his dream, it means that he will be cured of his illness. However, eating a green onion, or a scallion in a dream means prosperity and good health, though they will be accompanied with stress, sadness or separation from one’s wife. Eating a strong smelling or a fragrant herb in a dream means contempt, loathing on the part of some members of his family toward him, or it could mean thathidden matters will finally surface. Ifsuch herbs are the type of bulbs that require skinning before eating, then they denote curiosity and eavesdropping, representing what is usually discarded. In a dream, onions for a businessman represent the element of money, and for a traveller it represents health, success and a safe return. Onions in a dream also meandistress and difficulties. Gathering onions in the field in a dream means suffering from harm caused by one’s own family.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The onion is the hot spice of life.
Folklore: Good Luck.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- Oddly enough, the onion can appear in dreams and meditation as a symbol of wholeness, but a wholeness which is many-layered. Peeling an onion can suggest trying to find the best part of ourselves, or of somebody else. It may also indicate attempting to understand the various facets of our personality.
2- Chopping onions can signify an attempt to increase the energy available to us in some way.
3- The Cosmos, revelation.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Onions have a power similar to garlic in overcoming evil, specifically our own shadows.
The shape and color of the onion makes it an alternative emblem for the moon or wholeness.
The layered skin of this vegetable represents having to probe to find the truth. Alternatively, it can represent layers of personal armor that you hide behind.
Strength. Alexander the Great fed his troops this vegetable along with garlic to ensure their vitality.
Peeling onions in a dream foretells of tears that come from vour own actions. .... The Language of Dreams
Depth Psychology: The onion is a sign that after a period of depression things are beginning to improve. Tears are there to wash the pain from the soul. As an aside: in ancient Egypt, onions and garlic were worshiped like gods.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of eating onions, then you are wanting to be left alone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If we are peeling an onion we perhaps need to examine each part of our personality.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If the onion is dried or dried up we have to make more emotional effort to understand.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If teary from onion, suggests phoniness; tears are artificial. You have not learned lesson from an experience.... The Dream Books Symbols
Dreaming of onions, therefore, indicates that the path to self knowledge can be tough and make you cry.
If you are able to take advantage of each stage (if you learn what each layer of the onion teaches you) you will successfully develop your personality.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you eat them, you will overcome all opposition.
If you see them growing, there will be just enough of rivalry in your affairs, to make things interesting. Cooked onions, denote placidity and small gains in business.
To dream that you are cutting onions and feel the escaping juice in your eyes, denotes that you will be defeated by your rivals. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Facing problems that may make one cry. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To gather onions, joyful news, recovery from illness and a speedy removal (Artemidorus). ... The Fabric of Dream
If you dream of eating onions, some say you will be a receiver of stolen property while others say you will discover some hidden treasure. However, many Gypsies say that eating onions means you will get into a very disagreeable argument, perhaps with your own family.
To throw away onions means you will break up with your spouse or lover.
If you buy onions, you will receive an unexpected bonus.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
If you are eating them, you. will receive some money, recover some lost or stolen thing, or discover some hidden treasure; your sweetheart will be faithful, but of a cross temper. It also denotes attacks from thieves and a failure of crops.
If you are gathering onions, it betokens the receipt of some unexpected news of a joyful kind, the recovery of some sick person of your family» or a speedy removal from your present situation.... The Complete Dream Book
A dream that you are slicing onions suggests being won over by your enemies.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you see the onions growing, there will be just enough of rivalry in your affairs to make things interesting. Dreams of cutting onions and getting tears in your eyes mean that you may be defeated by your rivals.... My Dream Interpretation
To be cutting or peeling onions, a need to work harder to avoid defeat or frustration.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
its ability to induce tears and the many layers that make up its structure.
Dreaming of them may indicate one or both of these inherent meanings. You may be expressing a level of emotional expression that is not quite authentic. On the other hand, onions may symbolize the process one must go through to get to the heart of any matter that can only be done layer by layer in a slow, methodical fashion.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A smell can remind us of a particular situation or person. Odour attracts, repels, relaxes or offends, and so depicts feeling responses and intuition, and may summarise what we feel about a person or situation. Frequently in dreams a smell expresses an intuition of something rotten in one’s life if the smell is bad—rotten might mean ‘bad’ emotions felt in a relationship, a hunch or feelings about something, as in the example; memories. Good smell: good feelings; non-verbalised intimations or love.
Also explainable by the large number of idioms regarding smell. Idioms: on the right scent; throw someone off the scent; in bad/good odour with; odour of sanctity; smell a rat; smell of greasepaint; smells fishy; something stinks to high heaven; like stink; raise a stink; what you did stinks. See nose under body. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
If you dream that one of your senses is heightened (extra strong), you will triumph in a difficult situation.... My Dream Interpretation
The sweet fragrance of kindness or the odor of contempt; see “nose”... Dream Dictionary Unlimited
The smell could be environmental.
If there is a strong smell in your sleeping environment, you may perceive it and incorporate it into your dream. Otherwise, the smell in your dreams is triggered by a memory. You may be associating your dream experience with a pleasant or unpleasant order.
For example, if you are dreaming about your mother, you may smell the aroma of a food she once cooked.
The smell may trigger emotions and reflect the general quality of the experience in your dream.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
A bad odor symbolizes aversion (“I cant stand the smell of “). Pleasant smells symbolize affection. Furthermore, the expression “having a nose for news” may play a role in this image, pointing to the fact that you can either trust your intuition (do you “smell a rat”.7) or that you should trust more.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- To be conscious of a smell in a dream usually means that we are trying to identify an object or where the smell is coming from. Most other senses are sharpened in dreams, but the sense of smell is made available only if a specific interpretation is needed and particular note should be taken of what it is we smell.
2- Childhood is a time when smell is very significant. Many smells which are associated with that time, e.g. baking bread, burning oil, flowers, school dinners, can still be very evocative for us as adults.
A pleasant smell could represent happy times or memories, whereas a bad smell can hold memories of particularly traumatic times.
3- As one’s spiritual senses develop, the ability to sense and recognise smells from the past on a clairvovant level can be somewhat frightening. Provided this ability is recognised merely as a means of identifying a time, place or person there need be no problem and we need have no fear.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If the smell is pleasing, then consider that this dream is giving you a green light to proceed with the relationship, career opportunity, or creative project you are considering.
If the smell is offensive, then consider this to me a message to stop and take a step back to sniff out what is really going on. Also, dreams of a particular fragrance or scent can reconnect you with a scentsational memory, or a nostalgic, but powerful aspect of yourself. See Nose.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If this isn’t the case, dreaming of pleasant odors such as flowers, the salt air, or good food cooking symbolizes good times ahead, usually associated with whatever is giving off the odor. See Flowers, Beach, Coffee, etc.
Dreaming of unpleasant odors is a sign that something is being kept from you - as in the old saying, “I smell a rat.”... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
For a bad smell, see “Smelly”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
If there is a strong smell in your sleeping environment, you may perceive it and incorporate it into your dream. Otherwise, the smell in your dreams is triggered by a memory. You may be associating your dream experience with a pleasant or unpleasant odor. For example, if you are dreaming about your mother, you may smell the aroma of a food she once cooked. The smell may trigger emotions and reflect the general quality of the experience.
If the smell is repulsive in your dream, ask yourself what is rotten or corrupted in your life; alternatively, is your unconscious telling you that it has sniffed out danger or ’smelt a rat’?
Smells can remind you of a particular person or situation; they can also suggest good or bad feelings. For example, a pleasant smell could depict happy times or memories, whereas a bad smell could hold memories of trauma or difficulty. Smells can also act as a warning in a dream, as intuitive information is often recognized by a particular smell. You may have a good or bad reaction to the smell depending on your associations with it. Dreams involving the sense of smell may also be explainable by the large number of idioms regarding smell: on the right scent, throw someone off the scent, smell a rat, smells fishy, stinks to high heaven, what you did stinks and so on.
The appearance of your nose or the nose of someone you know in your dream may be significant.
If the nose suddenly grows long, could you be telling lie after lie in the real world? If it transforms into a broken one, are you about to fall out with someone in the real world? If your nose was blocked, is there something about your waking circumstances that is getting up your nose? See also Nose entry in BODY. When you dream of smelling perfume you are often being reminded of particular memories. Smells in dreams can be evocative and you may need to recapture or reexamine a certain emotion associated with that perfume.... The Element Encyclopedia
The smell of burning wood or of autumn leaves is & forerunner of an early marriage and pleasant home ties. Perfumes are a harbinger of intrigue. Disagreeable odors of any kind indicate broken en, gagements.... The Complete Dream Book
If a woman sees herself smelling an apple during a reception in a dream, it denotes her misconduct, and that she could commit an abominable sin during that same evening.
(Also see Nose)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
On the dream plane, smells frequently engender memories of past experiences and our reactions to those experiences. Like other senses, the way we feel about each aroma is very personal, and should be interpreted accordingly.... The Language of Dreams
It is possible that the unconscious has launched a compensation mechanism in response to lack of satisfactory sexual intercourse. Although sharp and unpleasant odors are very rare, if you perceived one, it means that you are reacting to the attitudes of others.
Each scent has a specific meaning. Mothballs allude to scandal; ginger, to love affairs; jasmine, to true spiritual experience; lavender, happiness in relationships; and nutmeg, deception. In general, a bad smell means disease; and a good one, health. Perfume denotes beauty and pride. To notice a good smell emanated by someone promises new friends; but if someone detects your odor, it is indicative of lost friendships.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If there is something specific that is being smelled in the dream, use that to inform your interpretation.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams