As we slip deeper into the spiral of the season, as days are getting shorter and nights linger on, we begin to return to our internal world and the realm of the shadow. As we enter Scorpio season on October 23rd, we are led into the realm of intense depth, magick, and sensuality. Scorpio, a water sign represented by the glyph of the Scorpion, beckons us to feel all the darkness we’ve been ignoring and to alchemize our pain into art. The sign of sex, death, and rock and roll, Scorpio season is a time when we can explore the taboo without fear or shame. In this way, cannabis is the domain of the Scorpion. While at first the plant may be seen as something shocking, when you dig below the surface you’re able to see the immense healing and medicine that this plant can bring; much like the scorpion’s tough shell and sensitive interior. So too can we see Scorpio in the same light; yes, this is a season when we’re being pushed to our edge and exposed to what makes us uncomfortable, but that’s where the healing lies.
Scorpio season wants us to embrace all that we are; the sexy, sensual stoner and wise, conscious witch alike. As a sign ruled by Mars, planet of war, sex, and power, and Pluto, planet of the underworld and transformation, Scorpio doesn’t have time for surface level anything. This season is asking you to confront your demons and to make them your bitch. We can use cannabis to help us embrace our cycles of death and rebirth, to connect with the spirit realm with more ease and to celebrate the spookiest time of year. To get even more in depth with what Scorpio season can …
Author: Gabriela Herstik / High Times