Growth & Fertility- Leo, Rabbit & Dandelion

Leo- July 23- August 22
Intentions- Growth & Fertility
Animal- Rabbit
Herb- Dandelion
Planets- Sun & Jupiter
Elements- Fire & Air
Number- 8

Herbalism & Magic: The word dandelion comes from the French “dent de lion” which means “tooth of the lion.” Its yellow flowers open when the sun is out and shut in the dark.

Dandelion root is used for detoxification, the greens are edible, and the flowers can be made into wine. Dandelions are associated with the element of air and the planet Jupiter, while Leo is associated with fire and the Sun.

Astrology: Leos are considered to be creative, generous & warm-hearted.

Zoology: Dandelions and rabbits both reproduce profusely, and rabbits love eating dandelions.

Geometry: Leo occurs mainly in August, the eighth month. The number 8 is represented by two squares, combined to make an 8 pointed star.

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

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