The planet Mercury is the ruling planet of Virgo zodiac. The same planet also rules the zodiac sign of Gemini. According to the Roman legend, Mercury was the winged Messenger God, who represented adaptability and made the best possible use of the available resources. Individuals ruled by Mercury follow ideas and morals that resonate to what is popular at a given time. People born under the Virgo sun sign tend to be restless and cannot remain still or idle for a long time. Mercury is the planet of communication and wisdom and is associated chiefly with the mind.
Those ruled by the Mercury tend to use their intellect more than
instincts and are youthful, jovial and very cheerful in nature, just
like young kids. It is said that such individuals are experts at seeing
through other's intentions and force them to re-examine their personal
attitudes and beliefs. The planet Mercury symbolizes easy flow, instead
of rigidity, and represents new beginnings and changes. Mercury is
associated with the intellect, thought processes, nervous system and
thyroid gland in a human body.
Mercury is also related to lilies, hazelnut trees, walnuts, carrots,
parrots, greyhounds and monkeys. The metal that is associated with
Mercury is Quicksilver. Topaz, Agate and Aquamarine are the
semi-precious stones related with the planet and they are also
considered as lucky stones for those ruled by it. Their lucky day in a
week is Wednesday. The special or lucky colors connected with Mercury
are saffron yellow, azure blue and the color of sparkle of sunlight upon