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Washing Your Hands With Salt Spiritually: A Ritual To Attract Money?

From ancient times, people throughout the world have associated salt with spiritual properties. Some say it is the color white that connects salt to the idea of purity. However, it is more likely that this mineral’s preserving and healing properties make it highly coveted and valuable.

During olden times, having salt available could mean a natural healer that is available at your disposal. For this reason, salt no doubt came to be associated with luck, fortune, and healing.

Some beliefs and rituals associated with salt linger to this day. Rituals involving the use of salt for washing your hands have great spiritual significance. This is a ritual associated with attracting and manifesting money.

So, what does washing your hands with salt mean spiritually? Is it a ritual to attract money and abundance? What are the various beliefs and rituals with respect to washing one’s hands with salt? Let us see..

Washing your hands with Salt Spiritually:

Washing your hands with Salt Spiritually

Salt is valuable not only in the mundane world but in the occult world as well. There are many spiritual connotations given to this mineral. In most cultures, salt is associated with the element earth. This is the element that signifies prosperity and abundance.

Salt corresponds to the Northern cardinal direction, and in pagan traditions, salt is considered a potent purifying mineral. It is also used for protection rituals and plays a vital role in casting ritual circles.

Salt is associated with money and abundance as well. On the other hand, Water helps to release salt’s properties and so salt water blends the energy of water and earth. Blending these two components together helps to achieve the goals of emotional and physical nurturing.

Thus, some individuals believe that you may become more secure emotionally and financially when using salt water to wash your hands. This is symbolic of cleansing and freeing yourself from toxic or negative energy that stands in the way of manifestation work.

Washing Your Hands with Salt for Money and Abundance:

Washing Your Hands With Salt Spiritually: A Ritual To Attract Money?

In many traditions, when you wash your hands with salt or sea salt or salt water, it is said to help you attract good fortune in finances. It is believed that you can manifest abundance by clearing negative energy and drawing luck to you with this simple ritual.

Some people rub salt on their hands to have the same effect. Just be sure to use this ritual sparingly. Once each month at the most. This is a good reminder of the adage – take everything in moderation.

It’s best if you conduct this ritual while repeating a prayer or mantra. Simple mantras can be a few words that remind you of your goal, such as “wealth is mine,” “I attract wealth easily” or “I have all I need.”

It is also recommended that you cleanse your hands with salt on the first of the month or the first Sunday of the month. You can also time this ritual by the full moon. If you wait for the moon to be in the signs of Capricorn, Sagittarius, or Taurus, it helps to further accentuate your prosperity energy.

Various Practices & Rituals of Washing Your Hands with Salt:

washing hands with salt for money

There are several variations to this practice. Some people detail that you should let the salt dissolve in a glass of water for an hour. Once it has dissolved, then you can use the salt water to wash your hands.

Others specify the use of sea salt. For this method, mix a tablespoon of sea salt, not table salt, in a jar or glass container with water. Let it sit for an hour before using it to rinse your hand.

Use a mantra related to attracting money as you do this. For this method, it is advised that you not dry your hands with a cloth or towel. Instead, it is advised that you allow your hands to air dry. This helps to carry the energy from the ritual out into the air rather than wiping the intentions off with a cloth or towel.

You can also use salt as an abrasive agent to aid for mundane cleaning purposes. But if you superimpose mystical intentions on this practice, your salt wash does double-duty. You can clean dirt while also cleansing your energy and helping to attract abundance.

You can accentuate this process by adding candles, especially green or brown candles. But even if you are short on supplies, all you really need is coarse salt, water, a glass container, and a timer.

Other Spiritual Beliefs involving Salt:

In addition to washing your hands with salt to attract abundance, you can also use this valuable mineral to cleanse and release negativity. Placing sea salt in a dish and then using a prayer or mantra to bless the sea salt, sometimes known as consecrating it, is a good prelude to ritual work with this mineral.

After doing this, use it in a spiritual bath as a way to clear your energy and prepare for other rituals. You can also use this ritual after a long day at work to help you rid your aura of negativity.

You can also place salt in a spiritual foot bath and envision the toxic or negative energy you’ve accumulated leaving your body through the soles of your feet.

You can also put a small amount of salt in your wallet to help protect your savings and attract financial abundance.


Now that you understand the power of this item most people have in their kitchens, you can engage in some household magick that helps in a variety of ways. Salt can help with cleansing, and attracting abundance.

One of the most important aspects of any ritual is your intention. Visualizing what you want to attract while washing your hands with salt or using another salt ritual is essential. You can start keeping your energy clear and welcoming abundance using these simple techniques.

Many people rave about the power of sea salt, which is potent. And Himalayan salt has become trendy. But even basic table salt found in the grocery store is sufficient for the purposes of cleansing and attracting abundance.

Angela Kaufman is a Certified Intuitive Consultant, Psychic Medium, Intuitive Empowerment, Life Coach and an LCSW. She is an amazon published author and was Featured on several shows like Discovery Channel’s A Haunting, Echoes from the Past (2007) 14 Degrees: A Paranormal Documentary, Tune In to Wellness Today with LisaMarie Tersigni, and Empowering Entrepreneurs with Melissa Carter as well as numerous radio interviews. She is the author of Queen Up! Reclaim Your Crown When Life Knocks You Down - Unleash the Power of Your Inner Tarot Queen and also co-authored three books on metaphysical spirituality (Sacred Objects, Sacred Space; Everyday Tools for the Modern Day Witch | Wicca What's the Real Deal? Breaking Through the Misconceptions | The Esoteric Dream Book; Mastering the Magickal Symbolism of the Subconscious Mind). Angela regularly conducts workshops, the Inner Queen coaching program and loves writing articles, that blend social criticism with spirituality.