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Dreaming About Lice — Dream Meanings (Chinese Theory)

Dreaming About Lice — Dream Meanings (Chinese Theory)

Written by Fercility JiangUpdated Aug. 23, 2021

Even if you wash your hair often, you could get lice, and the lice will cause your scalp to itch. Head lice are a (childhood) nightmare for many people and have been a human irritation since prehistoric times. But does dreaming of lice mean anything more than that you (subconsciously) feel that you’ve got head lice? 

Have you ever dreamed about lice? Do you want to know what it means? Is it good or bad if you dream of head lice? To clarify your doubts (or just to give you an oriental perspective), we have prepared the most complete guide to lice dream meanings from Chinese dream theory below!

Chinese Dream Interpretation Theory

'Zhou Duke Interprets Dreams' (周公解梦Zhou Gong Jie Meng) is the classic Chinese text that is the basis of most traditional Chinese dream interpretation theory. It's traditionally attributed to the Duke of Zhou (reign 1042–1035 BC), revered as the 'God of Dreams' and the 'First Sage'.

What Does Dreaming about Lice Mean in General?

Lice are irritating and represent a loss in dreams. If you see lice in your dream, the dream god’s book says you will be at a disadvantage and you need to be careful that others don't fool you.

Next, we are going to cover more meanings of dreaming about lice in different situations:

Dream Meanings for Different Types of Lice in Dreams

Dreaming of a Single Louse

Be careful not to be used by others! You will find many temptations in the next two days. If you cannot bear the agitation of others, you will easily do irrational things! You must keep guard against this. 

Emotionally, a single louse shows that your courage and confidence have increased a lot. For you, this is a good time to confess your feelings to the person you like!

Dreaming of Many Lice

It indicates that your recent circumstances are complicated: it will make you very busy and it will also annoy you.

Dreaming of Black Lice

It indicates that you have been upset about many things recently and can also be a symbol of illness.

Dreaming of White Lice

A key time of luck throughout the next two days begins in the morning. Greet people politely. 

However, the things you must decide on these two days are likely to be easily restricted or misjudged by outside forces. If you need to make an important decision, it is better to postpone it for another day.

Dreaming of Big and Fat Lice

Big/fat lice in your dreams mean you'll encounter problems when going out. It's important that you don't lose your temper and resolve them calmly. 

When discussing cooperation issues with friends, be patient, analyze them calmly, and objectively. Make a general plan, and have a bottom line.

Dreaming of Nits

Nits (lice eggs) in your dream mean restless emotions are appearing in the interaction with friends, and this is likely to lead to disputes in the process of communicating with friends. You have to control your emotions more and you must pay more attention to tolerance and ethics. 

Also, it is very bad to verbally agree with others without doing anything for a long time (due to emotional unease with your agreement). No matter how small the agreement is, you must comply with it or get out of it, as this is the basis for establishing a relationship of trust in the future.

Dreaming of Lice and Nits

Today is a day to be alone. Your thoughts have been a bit confusing in the last two days, and they should be considered carefully and resolved. 

In your confusion is in the area of romance, you should discuss issues with your partner.

Dream Meanings for "Lice on People" Dreams

Dreaming of Lice on Your Head

If you dream that you have lice on your head, it indicates that you have recently had bad luck and may have fights with your enemies.

Dreaming of Lice on Your Daughter's Head

Dreaming of lice on your daughter's head indicates that your fortune in the near future is average, but it is a good time to think. 

Pay more attention to the news or gossip around you and record useful information, which will be useful for your next plan. Other people may help you, but you must be careful to determine if they are sincere.

Dreaming of Lice on Someone Else's Head

It indicates that the relationship between friends is deteriorating and that your stubborn personality can have bad consequences. If you correct your defects, you will have more friends.

Dreaming of Lice on Your Body

If you dream that you have lice on your body, it means that you are likely to be rude to your acquaintances.

Dreaming of Lice All Over Clothes

"Lice covering clothes" dreams warn that someone who's ill in the family may cause an accident or discomfort and concern.

Dream Meanings for "Capturing/Killing Lice" Dreams

Dreaming That You Capture Lice Means:

It's a good day to get things done! In the past two days, you have been an "entrepreneur" and you tended to pay more attention to practical results rather than process, but you may even leave a utilitarian impression on the people around you. 

At the same time, you are clear about the state of certain people and things in your mind. You have considered them as your goals, so the direction of things has become clear. 

Also, someone of the opposite sex who can help you in your career will make you feel good.

Dreaming of Someone Capturing Lice on Your Head

This indicates that with the advice of family or friends, you will realize the importance of handling things carefully. If you want to start something new, you should think about your past failures. 

Others' help in summarizing the beneficial experiences and lessons learned will make things progress more steadily. You need to get a good understanding.

Dreaming of Killing Lice

When you dream of killing lice, it indicates that an irritating situation is about to end and you will be lucky.

Lice Dream Meanings Depend on Who You Are!

Employees' dreams of lice indicate that they are in danger of being fired. If you still want to continue your current work, you have to try harder.

Traders' dreams of lice are a signal of threats to wealth and imply that their business will suffer losses. Be careful with recent investments.

Single people's dreams of lice indicate good fortune in love and many opportunities to attend parties. It is recommended that you take hold of chances, be positive and active, and go after the desired results.

People who plan to leave home dreaming of having head lice should stop if it rains and postpone the trip.

Pregnant women's dreams of having head lice indicate that they will give birth to a daughter and will not do heavy work.

People starting a business who dream of having head lice will get more money if they work hard and have patience to make a profit.

People planning to marry who dream of head lice are not afraid of putting off the lover before finally getting married.

People preparing for an exam who dream of having head lice, although the obstacles are great, with determination and perseverance, can pass the exam.

Psychological Tips for Those Dreaming about Head Lice

Head lice dreams could indicate that in the next two days you just want to kill time easily and temporarily not do your housework. You should consider shopping or going out.

It is also a good option to go outside with your family or participate in parties these two days. Find a good place to go hiking with your family. You will feel better when you get along with your family.

As for those looking for love, although it is a good day for dating, if you cannot express yourself honestly in front of the person you like, the result of the date will make you regret it.

Luck and Fengshui for Those Dreaming ofLice

By working diligently and without bad luck, you will eventually achieve success. With careful development, the situation will improve and your family will prosper, although there will be many difficulties and problems in the process. See how to optimize your luck with fengshui below.

  • Love rating: 75%
  • Wealth index: 78%
  • Health index: 79%
  • Success rate: 84%
  • Good luck color: pink
  • Favorable orientation: east
  • Suitable activities: marriage of your daughter, setting up a tablet
  • Taboos: ceremonies of entry into adult life for young people, opening of markets, investments

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