Lactose

Sweet talk without substance that tickles one’s ears but does not add wisdom

Read More

Picture

A scene of life, a memory of substance; see “photo”

Read More

Alchemy

Alchemy began as a rudimentary form of chemical technology, exploring the nature of substances, and in so doing developed a series of semi-scientific procedures in order to find the essence of those substances. It has that significance in dreams of a mundane nature when we are trying to get to the bottom of problems and […]

Read More

Addict / Addiction

Such a dream allows us to recognize and acknowledge obsessive behaviour in ourselves or others. We may be subconsciously aware or have an anxiety that someone or something is taking us over. To be addicted to someone is to have abdicated responsibility for ourselves. To be addicted to a substance such as tobacco, alcohol or […]

Read More

Acid

It is the symbolism of acid that is important in a spiritual interpretation. As a corrosive substance which may or may not have a positive effect, there is an ambivalence in any interpretation. An act of corruption and potential destructiveness eats away at our integrity, yet may leave us feeling cleansed.

Read More

Besmear

(Brand; Stigmatize; Smut) To spread something with an unctuous substance in a dream means being sanctimonious, self-righteous or false.

Read More

Civet

(Castor; Civet cat; Afatty substance with a musklike scent which is secreted by a gland near the genitals of a civet, a deer or a beaver. This substance is also used in making perfumes.) In a dream, a civet represents honorable profits or valuable properties, botanical gardens, a school from which one can acquire knowledge […]

Read More