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Did You Dream About Mint? Here's What It Means

Have you ever dreamed about mint? This is an interesting dream symbol that can have a few possible interpretations.

Keep reaading for 3 different explanations from our dream gurus on what it means to dream about mint.

Which interpretation makes the most sense for your dream?

What does mint mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about a mint plant symbolizes freshness, renewal, and wisdom. It's often not quite so simple though.

It suggests a need for rejuvenation and cleansing in your waking life. The mint plant is also associated with hospitality and warmth, indicating a welcoming environment or relationship.

Alternatively, tasting something mint-flavored in a dream signifies clarity and understanding. It's a sign that you're digesting new information or experiences and making sense of them.

It can also represent a refreshing perspective or idea. Both aspects of the dream suggest a period of personal growth and enlightenment.

Mint can often be a colorful and puzzling dream image to really interpret with certainty. To really say confidently, it would be necessary to get to know the dreamer's life story and circumstances.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a mint plant may be an unconscious manifestation of your desire for invigoration or a fresh start, akin to the Freudian concept of 'tabula rasa'.

Getting a bit more complex: It could also symbolize your yearning for an environment that is soothing and tranquil, much like the calming properties of mint. Tasting something mint-flavored, by contrast, might be an indication of your psyche's attempt to cleanse itself of repressed thoughts or emotions, akin to the Freudian 'abreaction'. It could also suggest your readiness to accept and process new experiences or knowledge, a process Freud referred to as 'incorporation'. Both elements of the dream point towards a need for psychological renewal and growth.0

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a mint plant signifies a spiritual awakening, a call to refresh your spirit and cleanse your aura. It's a divine nudge towards embracing wisdom and hospitality, welcoming new energies into your life. Tasting something mint-flavored, by contrast, is a spiritual metaphor for gaining clarity and understanding. It's a sign that you are assimilating new spiritual lessons, digesting them to nourish your soul. It could also symbolize a fresh perspective or revelation, a divine message meant to invigorate your spiritual journey. Both aspects of the dream are spiritual indicators of personal growth, enlightenment, and the need for spiritual rejuvenation.

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Which dream explanation matches your dream?

Which of the preceding explanations for mint applies to your unique situation?

Only you can know for certain. Remember that our subconscious mind can be a complex place. Just about any concept from a dream can reflect many different things — or be the result of multiple activities in our waking life.

Got a unique dream analysis on dreams about mint of your own? Add your own thoughts in the comment area down below.

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