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Left Hand Itching? Money May Be Coming To You!

Throughout our lives, we are surrounded by superstitious beliefs. From breaking mirrors to carrying a rabbit’s foot, some of these superstitions bring bad luck, and some bring good. When it comes to money, I bet we all wish we could have a bit more luck. Growing up, one thing I learned about was the luck-bringing belief about your left hand itching. 

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What Does It Mean When Your Palms Itch?

If you’re not superstitious, itchy hands may simply just be itchy hands. According to Healthline, itchy palms may also be a sign of:

  • Dry skin
  • Skin damage
  • Allergies
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Diabetes

However, if you’re experiencing an itchy left palm (or right palm) and you are spiritual, it can mean something completely different. According to different cultures around the world, one palm itching symbolizes that you will receive money, and the other means you will lose money.

What Does It Mean When Your Left Hand Itches?

According to my wise young mother, your left hand itching means that you are about to come into some money. 

Left to receive, right to give.

This good fortune you are about to receive could come in many different forms and amounts. 

You could find a shiny quarter on the ground or win the lottery for a billion dollars. The dresser you have been trying to sell online for the longest time could suddenly get an offer on it tomorrow, or you get an unexpected raise at work. The possibilities are endless, if you believe.

Of course, I wouldn’t make any rash life changes because of expecting money from my palm itching, but this crazy superstition has worked out well for some. In one such case, is the story of Mary Shammas.

Mary Shammas won $64 million dollars in 2010. She was riding the bus home in Brooklyn, New York when her left hand was itching. So, she got off the bus and went to buy a lottery ticket. Her left palm was itching so much, she knew it must have meant something, and she was right! That night, she became a millionaire. 

On the other hand, my mother also let me know that the fortunate hand for each person is different. In order to know yours, you have to track what happens in the days after you experience your palms itching. 

 Also, it’s believed that you should have someone scratch that lucky palm with their opposite hand to enhance the fortune. Meaning, if your left hand is itching, you should have someone scratch it for you with their right hand.

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What Does It Mean If Your Right Hand Palm Is Itchy?

Now if your left hand is the fortunate one, then your right hand is the unfortunate one. 

Your right palm itching could symbolize that you are about to lose money. It can come at a time when your bills are due or new expenses pop out of nowhere.

This means your car could suddenly break down or your refrigerator isn’t running and you have to catch that repairman to fix it (Ha! Sorry I’m not very funny).

Whatever happens, a case of an itchy right hand means bad financial luck, unless it’s not your giving hand.

This is a good time to mention the importance of saving money for these turn of events. It’s simple to start a budget and create an emergency savings.

What Does Itching Mean Spiritually?

From a religious standpoint, there is also something to be said about this superstition. On the subject of itching hands, the Bible says that:

 “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.” – (Matthew 6:3 New International Version (NIV))

From this, one could assume that the right hand gives, and the left hand receives; However, another passage could be interpreted as the opposite:

“For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.” – (Isaiah 41:13 New International Version (NIV))

Maybe the right hand both gives and receives? The right hand itching could still mean good fortune for receiving money and also giving money out of benevolence. But, the left hand could mean losing money or giving money, but not in a charitable way.

In the Hindu religion, the Goddess Lakshmi symbolizes good fortune, wealth, fertility, and prosperity. When your left palm itches, people in India believe it means that the Goddess is leaving you. Therefore, right to receive, left to give. However, the meaning of the left hand itching is different for a female. The left palm itching is supposed to bring fortune for her, while the right hand itching means the female will lose money.

Image of a Maneki-neko cat
These are some of the lucky figurines in my home. The cat is a Maneki-neko, a Japanese beckoning cat figure that I bought on my travels to Hong Kong. It is said to bring good luck to its owner. I don’t know if that’s really true or just a coincidence, but I received a job offer that same week. You can buy a lucky cat here.

What Are YOUR Itchy Palms A Sign Of?

What do you believe? Do you think the left or right hand itching means that you’ll luck into money soon? Or do you believe hat they’re just old wives’ tales and superstitions? Let me know in the comments below what is the reason for your left palm itching.

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Looking back to when I lost my wallet, I wonder if my palms were itching that day or any of the days before. I sure wish I had some warning to take extra care that day.

52 thoughts on “Left Hand Itching? Money May Be Coming To You!”

  1. Since my left has been itching for a week now off and on I say there is money coming my way waiting for my fortune

    1. Good morning I feel the same way because this morning my left hand palm is itches for like a few minutes now but after it stops itching something Happened like mail is on its way or money coming to me real soon

    1. When my right hand itches I know that I have money coming from someone and I get it not all the times but sometimes AND my left hand let’s me know that somebody getting mail whoever house I be at they get mail after my hand stop itching the mail comes right to their house

  2. THESE LAST TWO WEEKS ITS BEEN SO MANY BLESSING GIVING AND TODAY MY LEFT HAND HAS BEEN ITCHING BAD SO I ASKED MY HUSBAND TO SCRATCH IT WITH HIS RIGHT HAND IM CLAIMING THIS ONE BE BLESSED!!! LORD THANK YOU

    1. Amen! For me, it’s typically when my right hand itches that I receive mine! However, this morning my left hand is itching BAD! Maybe my right hand is for expected blessings; and my left hand for random/unexpected ones🤔idk but i will come back thru and let you all know, for sure!!

  3. Today is July 23, and early this morning around 2:00 am, my left hand started to itch very badly so I am Hopeing and Praying that money is coming my way.

  4. Hey…. Very useful your information .. today July 24 at 22;22pm. I noticed my left hand itching me that much … What can it mean please ..

      1. You missed 11:11 in this comment by 8mins and I read it exactly at 2:22am… I have been seeing repetitive numbers alot.. Hope its positive energy!!!

  5. Hi there Martina I am also a believer and know these things are from above and for me my hand itches sometimes for period of time then I know something is coming either money or work which translates to the same thing.

  6. My left Palm starter itching around midnight. I googled it and found your page. The funny part is tommorow which will be August 11 I’m selling my car and a check is coming my way . Wow I guess it works. Now I hope my fortune keeps going next winning the lottery.

  7. I Google search both hands itching and came across this site. My left hand has been itchy way more than my right hand. I wonder what this means when both hands itches, but one itches more and way longer. Bless me Lord!!!

    Also, I have a YouTube channel that I just started, and would love to gain subscribers who watches my funny videos.

    Thank you Martina!

    1. Wow, I haven’t heard of both hands itching at the same time before. You could try scratching both palms against wood to enhance your luck. And good luck on your endeavors!

  8. I had a dream someone was calling out numbers to me n since m not a person who gamble a lot a thought it was cellphone numbers till I told my sister n when we count is exactly 6 numbers now my left hand is been itching for a week now I believe I will win lottery I will play those numbers until.

      1. I dreamed my prodicle son came home carrying a blue guitar(he doesn’t play any musical instruments) do you know what this means?

        1. Hi Brenda. I’m sorry, I’m not sure what dreams mean. I try to interpret my own based on the emotions I felt in the dream. You can also Google “dream dictionary” to see what they say.

  9. My left hand itchy sometimes mean money a day or 2 later my right hand itchy means I’m about to give no ey out or get a handshake from someone l, I believe in these old wives tales they have worked for years….and if either of your feet is itchy means you will get a new pair of shoes or will go to a place you have never been before…hope this helps 🙏🙏😍😍😍

  10. Very interesting and very ancient superstition. I looked it up because my left palm was itching. I will find out what, if anything , it means

  11. My left hand had been itching for a couple of weeks, and now my left hand so both are itching. I can expect a huge Windfall coming very soon!😍💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰

  12. My right hand never has proven me wrong. My right hand always lets me know when money is coming my way. My left hand started itching this morning. I have noticed my left hand itching always means bad news on the way. This single momma of two cant take no more right now! Wish me the best

  13. Thank you for this message
    I’ve been worried ever since if my left hand itch cause I was told that I could lose money
    but now I believe that money is coming when my left hand itch
    hope it goes round the world, cause I’m from Nigeria
    best regards
    Kelvin

  14. My experience has always been that when my right hand itch, I receive money. It happened to me a few weeks ago and I received a check I had no idea I was receiving. The important thing is that I did not scratch it. I did not scratch my right hand and I actually ignored it. My left hand itch everytime I have to pay out money.

    1. That’s interesting that you ignored it. Whenever my mother had itching in her left hand, she’d ask me to scratch it for luck.

  15. My right hand been scratching me since Sunday, fast forward Wednesday a $ twenty thousand check coming to me most of it paying off my bills though but it worked for me!!

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