Herbal Tarot - Queen of Cups - Lady's Mantle

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You can see the Queen cards here.

Description: A queen is holding a cup in one hand while sitting cross-legged on a rock surrounded by water. On the bank is a large plant of Lady’s Mantle.

Significant Details: The cup symbolizes containing emotions. The water symbolizes life forces. The earth symbolizes being grounded. The lady’s mantle symbolizes women’s issues.

Keywords: Loving, Tenderhearted, Intuitive, Psychic, Spiritual

Medicinal Uses: Lady’s Mantle is astringent and styptic. It is used for excessive menstruation and diarrhea. Culpeper’s Color Herbal. Lady’s Mantle has a long history of use in magic. It “is a traditional wound-healing and astringent herb. American Nature Guides Herbs by Anna Kruger.

My Interpretation: You may feel over-emotional during this time. This is a time to sit back and look at things without being too emotional. You may meet someone (or possibly someone you already know) who is loving, spiritual, caring and kind. These are qualities you should cultivate in yourself right now.

Thoughts/Points to Ponder: The Queen of Cups is the Watery part of Water. The Queens are in Binah, the third sephira on the Tree of life, and are ruled by Saturn. Lady’s Mantle is ruled by Venus.

This queen looks as if she needs time alone to get her emotions under control.