Herbal Tarot - Nine of Cups - Squawvine

Soaring Eagle

You can see the minor arcane cards in Constellation 9.

Description: A man is sitting against a porch rail. He is surrounded by squawvine. On the rail there are nine cups stacked. There are mountains in the distance.

Significant Details: The cups symbolize containing emotions and life forces. The squaw vine represents birthing new ideas and emotions. The mountains are the gateways to the spirit realm. The railing represents security and safety.

Keywords: Contentment, Wishes fulfilled, Sensual pleasure, Satisfaction

Medicinal Uses: “Squaw vine tea is a traditional Native American remedy for facilitating childbirth.” American Nature Guides Herbs by Anna Kruger.

My Interpretation: You may feel great pleasure during this time; your wishes are being fulfilled. This is a time of feeling content and happy. Take time to rest and enjoy life.

Number Significance: 9 - Bringing things to completion, Fruition, Nearing the end. The 9 of Cups is ruled by Jupiter in Pisces. The Nines are in Constellation 9 with IX Hermit and XVIII Moon. Completion. Perfection. Patience. Integrity. Authenticity. Illusion (Delusions vs. Reality). Karma. Culmination. Journey into the Unknown. Prudence. Reason vs. Instinct.

Thoughts/Points to Ponder: The man is resting after a long days work. He is enjoying this peace and tranquility.