This deck is designed to integrate the healing properties of traditional herbs with the symbolism of the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot.
On each card, a different herb is pictured, identified, and it’s healing properties related to the individual card.
“The Herbal Tarot deck is a useful introduction to the art of herbalism as well as to the mysticism of the tarot. The symbolism of the deck offers understanding on many levels of the healing messages of the plant beings and shows how they can be teachers and healers of body/mind/spirit. “
Spirit of Herbs is the illustrated guidebook to the Herbal Tarot, and is expertly researched and written by Candis Cantin and Michael Tierra. In addition to explaining the spiritual properties of each herb featured in the Herbal Tarot Deck, the authors present methods for tapping into the medicinal properties of herbs and for using herbs and tarot cards together as talismans and for meditation. The book is especially helpful in its instruction for reading with the Herbal Tarot deck for readings on spiritual and health issues. The guidebook also offers instructions and diagram for six different card spreads. Also Includes glossary.
Candis Cantin is an herbalist, a wholistic counselor, and a teacher of the herbal path. She has studied Ayurvedic, Chinese, European, and Native American traditions of herbal healing.
Michael Tierra is a certified acupuncturist, an herbalist, a naturopath, and a spiritual counselor. He has studied herbs in China, India, and with Native Americans. He is the author of The Way of the Herbs.