Tapeworm Dreams

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Words often used to describe worms in dreams are decay, weakness, vulnerability, and insignificance. These slimy insects have a horrible reputation in our dreams because they are often seen attached to the body or sometimes coming out of the skin.

What makes the symbol of the tapeworm different than the worm is the fact it’s a parasite that hosts within the person.

This is not your typical worm that points to your unconscious low feelings, but something deeper that is draining your vital energy causing you distress. We can learn a lot about tapeworms in our dreams because it has show up to warn you about these inner negative feelings that you are unconsciously feeding for some reason.

Tapeworm Dream Meaning

The tapeworm is a parasite meaning it is feeding off of the food you are putting into your body. But we are not talking about actual food, but a metaphoric reference to the positive energy within you that is being depleted.

tapeworm in the intestines meaning that this area under attack could be pointing to your gut feelings (intuition), health, anxiety or digesting your emotions. So what you would want to do first is to think of the things you are absorbing within that is causing you much discomfort.

The warning in your dream suggests if you do not make whatever issue conscious to you it will only feed and get bigger. Usually by your location, feelings expressed and who is around you become great clues where to start looking.

Root Cause Of Tapeworms

Tapeworms in your dreams appear for you to make a change in your life for the better. Unlike most dream symbols that drain our energy like the bat or vampires, the tapeworm has been created by you and not an outside factor.

Food in our dream is such a powerful symbol that creates energy within the mind and body, the parasite has been created by taking in raw food.  Raw food in our dream can be created from our past efforts to create emotional, physical, or spiritual nourishment in our lives. But this might not be the case for everybody, becuase the tapeworm hosts within the stomach suggesting this could be a spiritual problem.

Spiritual Meaning Of The Tapeworm

The last step when you should try and decode the meaning of the dream would be to look at this in a metaphysical manner. Because the tapeworm feeds in the location of the stomach it might suggests your sacral chakra could be blocked due to trauma.

If this is the case you can practice mindfulness meditation and direct positive energy to this area in hopes to unblock it. If you suffer from any of these symptoms it might suggest this area is off balanced.

Underactive Sacral Chakra Symptoms
  • Fear of pleasure.
  • Lack of creativity.
  • Fatigue.
  • Lack of desire.
  • Insecurity.
  • Detachment.
  • Low libido.
  • Depression.
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