Herbs related to the Tarot ...
HERBS AND TAROT CARDS
THE FOOL - GINSENG
Ginseng is a tonic and demulcent. Ginseng is considered the herb of ‘Cosmic Energy’. The Ginseng root is used to strengthen all deficiencies and weaknesses.
Symbolically, Ginseng is used for colds, flus and weakened states of being, and for problems with assimilating food. Ginseng is also used for personal support.
The Divine meaning tells of detached innocence, unfettered energy and the freedom to roam and enjoy.
THE MAGICIAN - ASTRAGALUS
Astragalus is the herb associated with The Magician. It is a herb of creativity, and is a digestive and a diaretic. It is the most powerful of herbal immune tonics.
Symbolically, Astragalus is used to aid poor assimilation of food, drink as well as ideas and notions. It is also useful for weakness, fatigue and sluggishness and aids those who have a tendency to feel the cold.
The Divine meaning is creativity, unlimited possibilities and the ability to undertake whatever one decides.
THE HIGH PRIESTESS - PEONY
Peony is an anti-spasmodic and emmenagogue. Peony is the herb of ‘intuition’. It is commonly used in gynecology.
The root promotes internal circulation, and it relieves spasms. Peony is symbolically used for tension, nervousness, stress and for the relief of menstrual cramps.
Peony, emotionally, can be used to promote one to speak up for oneself. Peony is intuition, mystery, inner-knowledge, wisdom, beauty, grace and the ‘Yin’ or female principle.
Yin and Yang is the symbol for Peony.
THE EMPRESS - DON QUAI
Don Quai is an emmenagogue and a tonic for the blood and hormones. It regulates the menstrual cycle, and helps to relieve cramping, as well as aiding fertility. Don Quai is considered to be the supreme tonic for women, and is often called the ‘female Ginseng’.
Symbolically, Don Quai can be used for emotional and physical coldness, and for a lack of warmth and compassion for others. Don Quai can also be used for poor circulation and a lack of creativity.
Don Quai, in a Divinatory context, is to do with ‘Mother Nature’. It tells of new life and possibilities, abundance and fruitfulness.
THE EMPEROR - ARACTYLODES
The herb associated with The Emperor is Atractylodes. It is a carminative, diuretic and tonic.
The root of Atractylodes is used for increasing the power of digestion and for increasing personal energy. It reduces abdominal bloating and gas.
Symbolically, Atractylodes is used for difficulty in assimilating ideas and/or situations. It is also used to aid a weak digestion and elimination.
Divinatory wise, Atractylodes gives one the power or organization. It can also be used for protection, and tells of greatness and importance achieved.
THE HEIROPHANT - SAGE
Sage is a carminative and an aromatic. It can be used in cooking to prevent gas and indigestion.
Sage leaves strengthen and heal in the treatment of both chronic and acute diseases. Sage leaves are burned as incense during religious ceremonies amongst ancient and today’s Native American Indians. Symbolically, Sage is used for contacting the spiritual side of one’s nature. Sage is also used to cleanse and repel negative energies by burning the leaves and wafting the smoke over oneself and in one’s environment.
Sage is used to stimulate inner-awakening and growth, and its Divinatory meaning is for inner-guidance, spiritual guidance and to teach.
THE LOVERS - PARSLEY
Parsley is a diuretic and digestive. The roots are considered an aphrodisiac. It is said to counteract impotence, and both the leaves and the roots are used as a digestive and diuretic.
Symbolically, Parsley is used for a lack of love and attraction to others. It is also used to counteract self-centeredness and a tendency to stress and anger.
THE CHARIOT - CYPRESS
Cypress is a diuretic and a tonic.
Cypress regulates the energy of the whole body. It can be used to counteract moodiness and mood swings, symptoms that come and go and trouble digesting food.
Cypress can also be used to regulate the menstrual cycle.
Symbolically, Cypress is used for regulating one’s energy and for stabilizing the emotions.
The Divinatory meaning of Cypress is the knowledge of inner-power and strengths, as well as the ability to regulate one’s life to manifest one’s highest potential. Cypress is also for triumph and will.
STRENGTH - CAYENNE (Capsicum)
Cayenne stimulates the circulation of the blood and raises the energy, vitality and enthusiasm. It counteracts the effects of indigestion and stops bleeding.
Cayenne is the herb to take when other herbs seem not to be working properly, as it enhances the effects and encourages them to work at the highest level.
Symbolically, Cayenne is used for coldness, lack of vitality, isolation and blockages on all levels.
The Divinatory meaning is for power, strength and the courage to face all outer challenges.
THE HERMIT - LICORICE
Licorice is a demulcent, a tonic, an anti-poison and an aperient.
Licorice is called the ‘Peacemaker’ herb as it has a calming effect on the mind. Licorice can be used for ulcers, indigestion and food poisoning.
Licorice can also be used for argumentative or quarrelsome people, and for nervousness and irritability.
Symbolically, Licorice is for difficulty feeling at peace within.
The Divinitory meaning of Licorice tells of a ‘light bearer’ for others, by enlightenment and teaching by example. It also tells of inner-attainment and humility.
THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE - SLIPPERY ELM
Slippery Elm is a demulcent, a nutritive tonic and emmenagogue.
Slippery Elm is used for ulcers, healing wounds and for treating irritated lungs and throat.
Symbolically, Slippery Elm is used for healing, uniting and for comfort and soothing purposes. It may also be used to aid people who have problems accepting, be that foods, beverages, ideas, concepts and others.
The Divinatory meaning indicated The Wheel of Fortune and the cycles and influences of all aspects of life. It tells of inner-strength in pure being and of one who has a ‘holistic’ outlook on life.
JUSTICE - PLANTAIN
The herb Plantain is an anti-inflammatory, a diuretic and an alterative.
Plantain adjusts head and body metabolism. It is used as a poultice for infections, wounds and injuries.
Plantain can be used as a tea for bladder infections and hepatitis.
THE HANGED MAN - KELP
Kelp is a demulcent and a dissolvent of tumours. It can stimulate the thyroid, remove goiters and stimulate the metabolism (related to Neptune) and is often used for one who has a lack of compassion.
Symbolically, Kelp is used for hardening towards life, a lack of compassion and harshness and callousness when dealing with others.
Kelp symbolizes the returning to the source and tells of initiation, of inner commitment and spiritual breakthroughs.
The Divinatory meaning is ‘finding one’s own’.
DEATH - ELDERFLOWERS
Elderflowers are an alterative and diaphoretic.
Elderflowers are traditionally planted in cemeteries as a protection against negative spirits and energies.
Elderflowers can be made into teas for cold and fever, and to purify the blood and to remove putrification and to clear the skin.
Symbolically, Elderflowers are used for clearing the past, for letting go of old ways of being, and of protecting oneself from possible karmic reactions of past deeds.
TEMPERANCE - ECHINACEA
Echinacea is the herb of purification and stimulates the body’s innate defenses, being the immune system.
Echinacea tempers heat, and as a tonic, it regulates all the inflammatory process.
As an herbal anti-biotic, Echinacea can be used for any infection or inflamed condition.
Echinacea is a wonderful preventative of colds and flues and builds the immune system.
Symbolically, Echinacea is used for achieving strength through purity, and tells that beauty emanates from one who is pure of heart.
Echinacea is also used for protecting oneself from heated arguments and angry or aggressive situations.
The Divinatory meaning of Echinacea is to strengthen oneself against harmful outside influences, for fortification and for testing oneself.
The Divinatory meaning for Elderflowers is ‘re-birth’. It tells of the beginning of the new, and suggests letting go of the past, and things no longer needed in one’s life.
THE DEVIL - LOBELIA
Lobelia is an anti-spasmodic, a stimulant, an expectorant and a neausiant. It is used for asthma, lung problems, relieving spasms, nervous tension, cramps and to induce vomiting.
Symbolically, Lobelia is used for breaking old habits and letting go of cares and worries. It is also for those who need to be more playful.
The Divinatory meaning for Lobelia is for frivolity, playfulness and make-believe. It is also used to ‘lighten up’.
THE TOWER - GARLIC
Garlic is a stimulant, an aromatic, a calmative, an anti-biotic, a tonic and an emmenagogue. It is used for digestive and circulatory problems, and also for lung and bronchial problems.
Garlic’s strong odour will cut through most blockages and obstacles, which is why historically, it has been known as the ‘Herb of Breakthroughs’.
When other antibiotics fail or do not work, use garlic.
Symbolically, Garlic is used for personal breakthroughs in relationship, and becoming more attentive to others. It also helps one to become more tolerant and more flexible.
The Divinatory meaning is to make one humble. Garlic prepares the way for true realizations and awakening the truth.
THE STAR - SKULLCAP
Skullcap is a nerve nutrient and alterative. It releases the nerves and counteracts addictions.
Skullcap calms the mind and heart and prepares the way for meditation.
Symbolically, it tells of the need to look inward and to focus on that which is subtle within oneself in order to find inner peace.
The Divinatory meaning for Skullcap is meditation, distant vision, goals and dreams.
THE MOON - LEMON BALM
Lemon Balm is a diaphoretic and a cooling agent, and it is used as a tea to induce sweating, to treat colds and reduce fevers.
Lemon Balm is calming and relaxing and counteracts moodiness and melancholy.
Symbolically, Lemon Balm is used for one who is brooding and melancholic. It is for one who is longing for the past and has trouble accepting the present.
The Divinatory meaning is indicative of the cool, reserved, instinctual person. It is also for ‘evolution’.
THE SUN - ANGELICA
Angelica is a stimulant, a carminative, an emmenagogue and a calming tonic. It warms the blood and promotes circulation and also counteracts rheumatic problems and body stiffness.
Symbolically, Angelica is used for a cold, withdrawn person, who has a tendency to stay inside a lot, not exposing themselves to the light of the Sun. Angelica indicates an anti-social person who is withdrawn and morose.
The Divinatory meaning is warmth, openness, friendliness, happiness, earthly joy and contentment.
JUDGEMENT - GOLDEN SEAL
Golden Seal is an alterative, a tonic, a conigogue and is used as an anti-biotic to dry up mucous discharge and to purify the blood and lymphatic system.
Symbolically, Golden Seal is used for an extremely over-indulgent person - one who eats too many sweets, has cravings for extremes of pleasure and fun at the expense of one’s own being.
The Divinatory meaning for Golden Seal is renewal, changes, awakening to the truth and new possibilities.
THE WORLD - COMFREY
Comphrey is a demulcent, vulnerary and promotes healing. It is a tonic and an alterative.
In ancient times, Comphrey was known as ‘knit-bone’, as it was used to heal broken bones and the like.
Comphrey was used both externally and internally to unite torn flesh and broken bones. The tea make from the Comphrey leaf is an alterative against fevers and lung infections. The root is taken as a demulcent for ulcers and internal injuries and bleeding, as well as to moisten and strengthen the lungs.
Symbolically, Comphrey is used for healing and for pulling things together within oneself and in one’s outer circumstances.
The Divinatory meaning is to ‘unite’ - to join together. Comphrey is to encompass the whole and to experience the supreme feeling of union, healing and success.
ACE OF CUPS - LOTUS
The peduncle of the Lotus is used as an astringent for bleeding and heammorages and also for bloody stools and retention of lochea.
The stamen of he Lotus are used for premature ejaculation, involuntary seminal emissions, nocturnal emissions and frequent urination.
The seeds of Lotus are used for spontaneous ejaculation, vaginal discharge, insomnia, palpitations, chronic diarrhea and for a lack of appetite.
The plume is used for nervousness, thirst and hypertension, and the root is eaten as a food to strengthen the heart and lungs.
TWO OF CUPS - UVA URSI
Uva Ursi is a diuretic, an astringent and an anti-biotic.
Uva Ursi is used as a urinary astringent for all genitourinary conditions.
Uva Ursi is also taken to help restore normal blood sugar levels in diabetes.
Uva Ursi can be taken after childbirth to prevent infections and helps to restore the womb back to normal size.
THREE OF CUPS - TRILLIUM
Trillium is a diuretic, an astringent and an emmenagogue, an antiseptic, an expectorant, a diaphoretic and an ultrative.
Trillium root is used for most feminine disorders associate with the monthly cycle and for excessive or insufficient bleeding.
Trillium is also used as an expectorant and diaphoretic for upper respiratory problems, colds and flus.
Trillium is a balancing herb.
FOUR OF CUPS - BURDOCK
Burdock is a diuretic, an ultrative, a nutritive and a blood cleanser.
The Burdock root is used as a diuretic for skin diseases and urinary disorders. The seed are often used for skin diseases and fevers.
FIVE OF CUPS - HORSETAIL
Horsetail is a diuretic, an astringent and is an alterative that is used for inflammatory urinary tract infections, and also for the inflammation of arthritic and rheumatic disorders.
SIX OF CUPS - WATERMELON
Watermelon is a diuretic and refrigerant and the seeds are used to treat fluid retention and all urinary disorders.
SEVEN OF CUPS - JUNIPER BERRIES
Juniper Berries are a diuretic, carminative and an aromatic.
Juniper Berries make a warming tonic and diuretic and can be used for most non-inflammatory urinary disorders.
Juniper Berries can also be used for fluid retention, diabetes and as an aid to digestion.
EIGHT OF CUPS - GRAVEL ROOT
Gravel Root is a tonic and a diuretic which is used to help dissolve urinary stones. It is used to treat urinary weakness and both excessive and lack of urine.
NINE OF CUPS - ZQUAW VINE
Zquaw Vine is known as the ‘female tonic’ and is a diuretic, an alterative, an astringent and a parturient.
Zquaw Vine is used to treat most gynecological complaints and for infertility in women.
Zquaw Vine is taken with Raspberry Leaf throughout pregnancy in order to prepare the womb for birth and alleviate birth pangs.
TEN OF CUPS - MARIJUANA
Mariujuana is an anti-spasmodic, a hypnotic, and is knows as a narcotic.
Marijuana can be made into an alcoholic extract and can be applied topically for the relief of joint aches and pains.
If Marijuana is abused, it is disastrous to the adrenal glands and can cause deep-seated emotional disorders, and can promote a lack of motivation and willpower. It can also cause male impotence.
PAGE OF CUPS - DAMIANA
Damiana is a tonic and an aphrodisiac for both men and women.
Damiana is especially potent in its fresh state.
KNIGHT OF CUPS - SARSPARILLA
Sarsaparilla is an alterative, a tonic and an aphrodisiac.
As a tonic, Sarsaparilla enhances male sexual energies.
Sarsaparilla is used for liver, stomach and skin disorders.
QUEEN OF CUPS - LADY’S MANTLE
Lady’s Mantle is an astringent and homeostatic. It is especially useful for invigorating and strengthening the female reproductive system.
Lady’s Mantle counteracts hemorrhage and excessive menstrual bleeding.
KING OF CUPS - SAW PALMETTO
Saw Palmetto is a tonic and nutritive, and promotes the development of all the glands in the body.
Saw Palmetto is said to increase muscles and flesh and enlarges the mammary glands of women. It is also used to promote potency and fertility in both and women.
Saw Palmetto is used to treat prostrate problems.
ACE OF PENTACLES - WHOLE GRAINS
Whole Grains (various food grains)
Wholegrains are a tonic, a nutritive and is the basis of all sound nutrition.
Wholegrains raise and regulate the body’s energy and generally balances the metabolism of the body.
TWO OF PENTACLES - YELLOW DOCK
Yellow Dock is an alterative and a blood tonic. It is a mild laxative which is used to stimulate the secretion of bile through the liver, and also to purify the blood and the whole system in general.
Yellow Dock can also be used to raise the Iron levels in the blood (such as to treat symptoms such as anemia etc)
THREE OF PENTACLES - GENTIAN
Gentian is a bitter tonic and an alterative and can be made into ‘alcoholic bitters’ with similar herbs. Gentian is also used with other herbs. Gentian is also used with other herbs as a treatment for herpes and venereal disease.
A few drops taken in water before meals stimulates the secretion of hydro-colic acid to aid digestion.
FOUR OF PENTACLES - CASCARA BARK
Cascara Bark is a tonic, a laxative and a cholagogue.
Cascara Bark promotes bowel movement and the discharge of bile from the liver.
Cascara Bark is generally used as a cleanser for the intestinal tract.
FIVE OF PENTACLES - MUGWORT
Mugwort is a bitter, a digestive tonic, a cholagogue, an anti-spasmodic, a parasiticide and an emmenagogue.
Mugwort leaves are made into alcoholic bitters, and a teaspoon taken before meals will stimulate the appetite.
A Mugwort powder or tea can also be taken when fasting to eliminate intestinal parasites.
Mugwort promotes the menses and relieves painful spasm and cramping.
The strong bitterness of the herb represents a process of both internal and external purification.
SIX OF PENTACLES - HOPS
Hops is a digestive tonic, a nervine, a relaxant, a diuretic and a hypnotic.
The Hops’ flowers are used to relieve nervousness, to aid digestion, to relieve fevers and to promote urination.
SEVEN OF PENTACLES - RHUBARB
Rhubarb is a laxative and an astringent.
The Rhubarb root is used to promote bowel movement, to aid digestion and to relieve blood in the stools.
EIGHT OF PENTACLES - GINGER
Ginger is a stimulant, a diaphoretic, a carminative and an anti-spasmodic as and an emmenagogue.
Ginger is used for poor assimilation of food and for the relief of motion-sickness and spasmodic cramps.
Fresh Ginger root is made into a tea to be taken for the relief of colds and fevers.
NINE OF PENTACLES - DARK GRAPES
Dark Grapes are a nutritive, a blood tonic and a diuretic.
The root is a nutritive for the blood as it is very high in iron. The leaves are used as an astringent and a mild alterative for inflammatory conditions.
TEN OF PENTACLES - WILD JAM
Wild Jam is an anti-spasmodic and a diaphoretic.
Wild Jam is used for liver and gall bladder problems, thus helping to prevent and assimilate gas.
PAGE OF PENTACLES - BLUE FLAG
Blue Flag is an ulterative, a diuretic, a cologague and a laxative and promotes salivation.
The root is use for all chronic and acute liver disorders and also for blood purification.
KNIGHT OF PENTACLES - ELECAMPANI
Elecampani is a digestive, an expectorant and a carminative.
Elecampani helps to treat and prevent the formation of mucus in the lungs, cures coughs and aids digestion.
QUEEN OF PENTACLES - MARSHMALLOW
Marshmallow is a demulcent, a nutritive, an anti-inflammatory and a soothing vulnerary.
Marshmallow is used to treat ulcers and sores and soothes irritations such as urinary stones. It then promotes healing.
Marshmallow can be applied as a poultice for inflamed wounds and injuries.
KING OF PENTACLES - ALF ALFA
Alfalfa is a nutritive, a tonic, a diuretic and an ulterative. Alfalfa is useful for regulating weight and as a treatment for arthritis and rheumatism.
ACE OF SWORDS - CHAMMOMILE
Chammomile is a calmative, an anti-spasmodic, a digestant and a mild apparient.
Chammomile is used to calm all feelings of stress and nervous tension.
Chammomile is excellent for indigestion and colic, for irregular bowels and cramps and is high in easily-assimilated calcium.
TWO OF SWORDS - PASSIONFLOWER
Passionflower is a nervine and an anti-spasmodic. It is used for insomnia, nervousness, irritability, stress and other nervous complaints.
THREE OF SWORDS - PLEURISY ROOT
Pluerisy Root is an expectorant, a demulcent, and an anti-inflammatory.
Pluerisy Root is used for pleurisy and clears the mucus from the lungs and bronchioles.
FOUR OF SWORDS - MULLEIN
Mullein is an expectorant, a demulcent, calmative and anti-inflammatory and an anti-spasmodic.
Mullein is used for upper respiratory complaints and relieves mucus and congestion of the lungs. Mullein is a mild calmative and is used topically to relieve pain.
FIVE OF SWORDS - MISTLETOE
The herb Mistletoe is a nervine and an anti-spasmodic. It regulates the blood pressure, treats cancer and calms the nervous system.
* Contra-indication: The berries of the Mistletoe are extremely toxic.
SIX OF SWORDS - VERVAIN
Vervain is an alterative, a hepatic, a bitter and an anti-spasmodic.
Vervain is used for nervousness and irritability caused by a congested liver and gall bladder.
Vervain is also used for pre-menstrual tension and alleviates symptoms.
SEVEN OF SWORDS - WOOD BETONY
The herb Wood Betony is used as a nervine and an aperient. It is useful for all nervous afflictions and conditions.
EIGHT OF SWORDS - BLACK COHOSH
Black Cohosh is an anti-spasmodic, a nervice, an emmenagogue and a tonic. Black Cohosh is used for all neurological afflictions, and for epilepsy, corea and to alleviate pain.
Black Cohosh is used for the liver, hepatitis, childbirth, pre-menstrual cramps and pains. Black Cohosh may also be used to promote the menses.
NINE OF SWORDS - VALERIAN
The herb Valerian is a nervine, an anti-spasmodic and a tonic.
Valerian is a warming stimulant in some cases, and it is used for nervousness, pain and insomnia.
TEN OF SWORDS - EDHEDRA
Ephedra is a diaphoretic, a stimulant and an anti-rheumatic and an emmenagogue. It is used for all upper-respiratory afflictions and also for acute rheumatic problems.
PAGE OF SWORDS - DILL
Dill is an anti-spasmodic, a carminative and an aromatic. Dill is used as a tea or alcohol for digestive upsets and for colic in young children. Dill can also be used for nervous conditions brought about by digestive upsets and vice versa.
KNIGHT OF SWORDS - WILD CHERRY BARK
Wild Cherry Bark is an expectorant, an astringent, a digestant and an anti-spasmodic. It can be used for coughs, for chronic and acute bronchial and lung problems.
QUEEN OF SWORDS - LADY’S SLIPPER
Lady’s Slipper is a nervine and a tonic. It is to be used for pain, all nervous afflictions, hysteria and the easing of pre-menstrual syndrome or tension.
KING OF SWORDS - ST JOHN’S WORT
St John’s Wort is a vulnerary, a nervine and an astringent, an expectorant and a carminative.
St John’s Wort is used for injuries and for easing insomnia, for bed wetting, stomach aches, colic and uterine cramps.
ACE OF WANDS - YARROW
Yarrow is a diaphoretic, an astringent, vulnery and anti-spasmodic.
Yarrow is use to promote surface circulation and sweating for colds, influenza and fevers.
Yarrow will also relieve internal congestion and thus relieves menstrual cramps.
TWO OF WANDS - BASIL
Basil is a calmative, a diaphoretic and an inflammatory.
Basil is called the ‘Royal Herb’ for Italian cooking, and can be taken as a tea for stomach upsets, for gas, colds, influenza and fevers.
THREE OF WANDS - SAFFRON
Saffron is a stimulant, a diaphoretic, a carminative and an emmenagogue.
Saffron is used for all circulatory disorders and promotes pelvic circulation.
Saffron is also used as a flavouring in cooking, but should only be used in minute amounts.
FOUR OF WANDS - FENNEL SEED
Fennel Seed is an aromatic and a mild stimulant and carminative.
Fennel Seed aids digestion, eliminates gas and congestion of the gastrointestinal tract.
FIVE OF WANDS - TURMERIC
Turmeric is a stimulant, a mild emmenagogue and a decongestant. It is a carminative for circulatory problems caused by liver disorders and is an excellent tonic for women to regulate the menses.
SIX OF WANDS - HAWTHORN
Hawthorn is a heart tonic and an expectorant. It promotes healthy blood circulation and helps with digestion and appetite.
Hawthorn can be used for all heart problems, as it brings balance into the blood pressure, and relives pain in the heart.
SEVEN OF WANDS - WILD GINGER
Wild Ginger is used as an emmenagogue, a stimulant and an anti-rheumatic.
Wild Ginger helps with delayed menses, poor blood circulation and rheumatic complaints. Wild Ginger is a warming herb.
EIGHT OF WANDS - SASSAFRAS
Sassafras is a demulcent, an anultrative and a stimulant. It is also a diuretic and aromatic.
Sassafras is used for blood purification and skin eruptions. It is also excellent for sores, boils, cancer and urinary problems.
NINE OF WANDS - BAYBERRY BARK
Bayberry Bark is a stimulant, an astringent and is used for colds and flu, to promote circulation, whilst at the same time toning and contracting flaccid tissue.
The powder of Bayberry Bark is used externally as a dentifrice for receding gums.
TEN OF WANDS - PRICKLY ASH BARK
Prickly Ash Bark is a stimulant and an ulterative, and is used for circulating problems.
Prickly Ash Bark is also used for coldness, arthritis, rheumatic disorders, stiffness and to detoxify the body.
PAGE OF WANDS - SHEPHERD’S PURSE
Shepherd’s Purse is an astringent and a hemostatic for bleeding.
It is advisable to use only the fresh root of the Shepherd’s Purse plant, either fresh or as a tincture.
KNIGHT OF WANDS - ACONITE
Aconite is a metabolic stimulant and is excellent for a low metabolism, coldness and rheumatic and arthritic complaints.
Aconite must only be used in special detoxified form which is available at Chinese pharmacies, or in minute homeopathic doses as it is very poisonous.
QUEEN OF WANDS - RASPBERRY LEAF
Raspberry Leaf is an astringent and an anti-inflammatory.
Raspberry Leaf aids pelvic circulation in the female reproductive organs and also aids in childbirth.
As an anti-inflammatory, Raspberry Leaf is used for fevers and is good for nausea and motion sickness.
KING OF WANDS - CINNAMON
Cinnamon is a stimulant, an astringent, carminative and an aromatic.
Cinnamon is used for coldness, poor digestion and for raising the general body metabolism.
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GwennyOh on April 09, 2013:
What a wealth of information you have presented in this hub. Great job. This is information that one would be wise to add to their Tarot reading vocabulary; that is if they aren't already using it.
Adrian Walker from Magnolia, AR on December 14, 2012:
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Romana on December 08, 2011:
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