Dreams- Cancer, Luna Moth & Valerian

Cancer- June 21- July 22
Intention- Dreams
Animal- Luna Moth
Herb- Valerian
Planet- Moon
Element- Water
Number- 7

Herbalism & Magic: Valerian root can be used magically or medicinally to aid sleep and bring about vivid dreams.*

Astrology: Cancers are considered compassionate, caring, private and dreamy. Cancer is associated with the moon. The symbol for cancer appears in the embroidery behind the valerian plant.

Zoology: The luna moth does not consume any food in its adult stage. However there are other species of moth that are attracted by valerian flowers.

Geometry: Cancer occurs mainly in July, which is the 7th month. There are 7 moons depicted, and a moon cycle is approximately 28 days, which is a multiple of 7.

*Herbalism information disclaimer- Never take medical advice from a painting.

2018, 8x10", Acrylic paint, collaged fabric, ink & embroidery floss.

Original artwork has sold.