About the Structure of
The Herbcrafter’s Tarot
More Herbcrafter’s Wisdom
This deck follows the structure of the standard seventy-eight-card tarot deck:
The Major Arcana consists of twenty-two cards representing the suit of Spirit.
The Minor Arcana comprises fifty-six cards divided into four suits numbering from Aces to Curanderas (Kings).
The Suits have been changed to the four elements needed to create life:
The numbers represent how THE plants contribute to an ecosystem:
Dooryard herbs, weeds.
Plants that attract pollinators or feed animal friends.
Plants that are easy to grow.
Plants uses for borders and hedges.
Plants listed as endangered by United Plant Savers.
Abundantly producing plants.
Root medicine plants.
Cover crops and composting plants.
The sixteen People cards represent the legacy of women healers throughout history:
Pages become Hijas (daughters)
Knights become Adelitas (warriors)
Queens become Madres (mothers)
Kings become Curanderas (healers)