Uncover hidden tea leaf meanings

A laurel refers to plants or shrubs which have dark glossy green leaves.

During ancient times laurel was used as a wreath to give to those who won the Olympics. As a symbol, a laurel represents victory and triumph.

So if you happen to see a laurel in your teacup, it means that your victory is being recognized by others and you should be a proud person because of that.

You are about to enjoy successes and happiness in life.

Detailed meaning of the laurel tea leaf symbol

Top of teacup: if you happen to see a Laurel at the top of the teacup, it means that it is your time to enjoy your happiness and successes due to hard work you have placed on yourself. It is time to be awarded and be recognized for your achievements. Everyone around you seems to recognize that you deserve this award in life - and you should reciprocate by making sure that, you appreciate what you have. You can do this by giving back to the community in the form of monetary rewards or charity offers.

Middle of cup: if you see laurel / or a laurel wreath in the middle of the teacup, it shows that you will receive a reward. Everyone is beginning to recognize that you deserve a big thank you and it is in the offing. You need to be patient for a while before you get the gratification you deserve. Be humble and make sure that, whatever you will get, you appreciate it, and use it to improve your life and that of those who are surrounding you.

Bottom of teacup: a laurel at the bottom of the teacup is an indication that you have not done anything in your life to deserve a reward. You need to change your attitude towards life in general, and maybe in future, you will be able to achieve something worth the attention of those who surround you.

Scattered in the cup: scattered laurels in your teacup are an indication that you are an individual who is kind, but your attributes don’t receive recognition. You are supposed to reform your ways in order to achieve the success that you rightfully deserve.


Laurels are connected to “winning” in life. Awards in life depend on the way one handles themselves. Make sure you do what society expects in order to gain an award or recognition of others.

By Florance Saul
Apr 1, 2013