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Salt Fairy

Salt in our lore

•    People believe that guests who outstayed their welcome would leave if salt is put into his/her shoes.
•    Salt is sprinkled on a slice of bread, and placed on the roof-top, in order to ascertain the direction of the fate for women awaiting prince charming. The direction a bird who takes away the bread is believed to be the direction the prince charming will come from.
•    Salt is sprinkled on a slice of bread, and placed on the roof-top, in order to ascertain the direction of the fate for women awaiting prince charming. The direction a bird who takes away the bread is believed to be the direction the prince charming will come from.
•    Salt is sprinkled on a slice of bread, and placed on the roof-top, in order to ascertain the direction of the fate for women awaiting prince charming. The direction a bird who takes away the bread is believed to be the direction the prince charming will come from.
•    After the wedding, the groom's mother would make the bride lick the salt on her palm. This ceremony is believed to bring peace of mind and joys to the family.
•    After the wedding, the groom's mother would make the bride lick the salt on her palm. This ceremony is believed to bring peace of mind and joys to the family.
•    People who wish to help others through charity, albeit with limited means, would buy and give salt to the poor.
•    Salt would be put in a cheesecloth and given a shape. Then, it would be soaked with ethanol, and then burned. Then the figure would be placed inside a woman's belt. It is believed to help women get pregnant.
•    A boy who grows up to reach marriage age would put salt in his father's shoes, to communicate his wish for marriage.
•    Salt blessed with prayers would be licked by the members of the household, to prevent snake and scorpion bites.
•    Salt is sprinkled on the heads of family members, to ascertain the gender of the child during pregnancy.
•    Salt inside a cloth is kept under the pillow of tuberculosis patients. The guests who visit the patient would take a grain of salt and suck it. This is believed to improve the spirits of the patient, and kill of the tuberculosis microbes.
•    Salt is used as an object of sacrifice to achieve one's wishes. If the wishes comes true, the person would then give out salt to someone in need.

•    It is believed that, if the family members scratch their heads or mouth, a daughter would be born. If they scratch their noses or knees, a son would be born.