Dream symbol Myrrh


bitter, ancient remedy, incense, preservation

The word "myrrh" is known to most from the story of the birth of Jesus. As the Bible testifies, three holy kings travel from the Orient to pay homage to the Messiah with three gifts. These wise men riding camels, brought gold, frankincense and myrrh as gifts for Jesus. Myrrh is a gum resin extracted from balsam trees. It was used to mummify the corpses in Egypt.

What meaning could be hidden behind this symbol?

General dream interpretation

The general dream interpretation interprets the dream symbol "myrrh" as an illustration for the dreamer that something in real life causes disgust in him. Being disgusted can have to do with a certain life situation, things or even people.

In order to come to an accurate research result, the connection between the disgusting state and the current life situation should be investigated. In addition, myrrh as a dream image can also indicate well-invested investments. The person has made the right decisions regarding his investment and can enjoy the profit. In another case, myrrh can be a symbol that in the near future someone will unexpectedly appear who will make a confession of love.

If the myrrh in the dream smells pleasant for the dreamer, the general dream interpretation promises him happy times and also professional business will all find a successful outcome.

If the dreamer perceives the smell of myrrh in the dream as repulsive, this dream motif symbolizes to him his own dissatisfaction of a particular life situation, something in his life seems to be horrible. If the myrrh is passed on by the dreamer as a gift to someone, it augurs success all along the love line.

Psychological dream interpretation

Psychological dream interpretation analyzes the dream object "myrrh" as a symbol for the dreamer that he feels strong longings for closeness and security of a certain person. He would like to communicate this affection to this person, which also involves sexual desire.

If one is embalmed with myrrh in a dream as a dead person, it is an indication that there will soon be a resolution of the spiritual problems. The dreamer should calmly be open to fellow human beings and trust them, because they mean well with him and their help serves his welfare. If one hears the smell of myrrh in the dream as pleasant and agreeable, the dreamer is asked to let his sensuality come to the fore more obviously and to stand by his needs.

Spiritual dream interpretation

Spiritual dream interpretation refers in the dream symbol "myrrh" to an intuitive memory that has stored a certain experience, which is of significant importance for the dreamer.


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