Mercury in a dream denotes sudden shifts in one's circumstances or the absence of predictability, which can be hazardous if the dreamer becomes too involved.
Your ideas, feelings, decisions, or circumstances may be subject to rapid-fire, unanticipated shifts, and you may have the impression that these changes could be harmful. You have the impression that you are "messing around with" something fascinating and perhaps harmful when you shouldn't.
Alternately, Mercury can represent sentiments of contamination that you want to stay as far away from as possible—trying to avoid making a simple error that could have long-lasting repercussions by using extreme caution.
Mercury, which moves rapidly and readily, may be interpreted as a positive symbol of a perpetual feeling of getting luckier or encountering pleasurable coincidences quickly and easily. In this instance, if you did not consider the hazardous substance, Mercury, it may be more of a sign of a liquid silver (not Mercury).
It's not unheard of for a dream about quicksilver mercury to have absolutely no negative connotations whatsoever; the silver color and fluid-like quality of the substance often take symbolic precedence over the fact that it's poisonous.
A dream in which one consumes Mercury may be interpreted as a representation of persistent shame or regret that is exceedingly difficult to forget. If you accept or follow through with a choice, you may experience feelings that prevent you from ever being perfect or innocent again.
Feelings that aren't positive and are difficult to get rid of—having the impression that one's life would never be the same again due to the influence of some corrupting element. The awareness that you shouldn't be messing with something that's both interesting and dangerous since it could lead to major consequences when you do.
An illustration of this might be a man having a dream in which he saw liquid Mercury streaming out of the ground. In the recent past of his waking life, he witnessed the delivery of a child that he had with a lady who was not his wife.
However, even to his wife accepted the situation and had to leave him; he still had trouble paying for the second child. Mercury seeping out of the ground may have reflected his views about the birth of a child with another woman being both exciting and unpredictably risky to discuss with his current wife too much. This may have been his reasoning.
The fact that the topic is now "public above ground" rather than "underground" due to the birth of the baby with a woman he had an affair with may also become an "interesting fatal" topic. This is because the birth of the baby made the topic public.
Having a dream in which you are an astronaut and observing the planet, Mercury suggests that you will speak with a person in a position of authority very soon. These individuals might include officers or cops in some cases. To be more specific, the person in charge will make snap decisions and take prompt action during your interaction with them.
Imagine You Are Holding Mercury or Quicksilver in Your Hands.
If you can see yourself with Mercury in your hand, it suggests that you do not intend to be reliable when keeping your promises. You are searching for escape routes to get away with stuff by using cunning strategies.
If you have a dream in which you are consuming or drinking Mercury, it is a warning that you will be given poor advice. The fact that this guidance does not address your circumstances renders it harmful and ineffective. Be wary of the consequences of mindlessly adhering to other people's suggestions without considering your situation's specifics.
Imagine the places in which you have seen Mercury.
You had a dream in which you see a mercury thermostat suggests that other people will judge or score you without using a concrete standard. Your lecturers or supervisors may evaluate you according to a curve and based on how well others are doing in their jobs.
Maintain a level of awareness, alertness, and adaptability in your work. You can do more in a shorter time, both at work and school.
A dream in which you discover that you have Mercury or quicksilver stashed in a container or glass represents bottled-up energy. It indicates that you are channeling your efforts appropriately. You have a hard time maintaining your routine and focusing on your goals. Nevertheless, you can organize and refocus your thoughts and energy in the appropriate directions.