A woman sits on a throne holding a staff in one hand and a sunflower in the other. Her crown is topped with living greenery and her cloak is held together with a broach in the shape of a cats head. A black cat sits in front of her.
In the dark ages the Queen of Wands would have been very quickly labeled as a witch. To us she is simply, “the Wise Woman.” She’s a gardener and an herbalist, the woman who is equally at ease preparing sachets and weaving together spells. She’s powerful but well grounded in the earth and seems to have a special affinity for plants and animals. This card usually indicates a charming, magical woman entering your life, one who will keep you entertained with her wit and challenged with her wisdom.
Reversed – A woman who appears to be charming and interesting but is really somewhat of a flake. Lots of show but very little substance.
EXAMPLES: The woman at the Farmers Market or Ren Faire who sells essential oils, knows the names and properties of every wild herb, and may offer to read your palm.
The friend or partner who nourishes your soul.