|Symbol: the Virgin
Quality: Mutable Sign.
Ruling Planet: Mercury.
Birthstones: Jade stone.
The sixth sign in the zodiac and is known by its astrological symbol, the Virgin. Virgos are intelligent, quick-thinking, observant, and refined. With Mercury as the ruling planet, people born under this sign are meticulous , witty, well mannered, down-to-earth, and cool. Virgos will have great faith in themselves and know the value of their talents. They are reliable and very devoted to their families.
People born under this sign are logical, rational, practical, reliable, hardworking and highly intellectual. Many of them have sharp minds and a strong work ethic. Well organized and neat, Virgos are skilled at seeing all sides of a situation. Virgos are excellent business people due to their ability to stick with a practical and organized routine and also because of their methodical attention to detail. They tend to view the world through an analytical lens and to compartmentalize things in their own minds. The downside is that they have a tendency to fuss over litle details and in many cases, suffer from compulsions and obsessions.
Virgos need intellectual stimulation. Many of them have talents in linguistics, mathematics, science, design and research. They tend to excel in biology, nutritional science, medicine, editing, accounting or writing and other word-related pursuits. The diplomatic Virgos are more likely to be found working late at the office than being gregarious at a party. Virgos are perfectionists, so whatever they do they want to do it throroughly in order to get it exactly right or they feel dissatisfied.
Passionate and conventional, they are capable of deep emotions despite their cool exterior. Although not demonstrative, they are imaginative and capable of good ideas. Earth as their element makes them conservative and careful. Cautious and choosy, they like to examine all variables before making decisions. Virgos are also slow to trust, very picky about their friends and mates, and they do not fall in love easily. Virgos live frugally and do not make frivolous expenditures. They wont like to waste money but they wont be counting the pennies either. They deal with stress by working on things, analyzing things or making things rather than by shopping. Virgos are introvert and they are basically uncomfortable in crowds. Virgos seldom express their feelings openly, so when they are unhappy, their partners may not know it.
However, as they play hard, Virgos will work hard. They can take their responsibilities seriously and will go out their way to help their friends. They mature early and compile their own irrefutable information. Virgos are popular and are well cared for by others. Modesty and diplomacy enable Virgos to get along well with most people, though they are reserved and like to spend time alone and mostly will stand away from a crowd. Loyalty is part of their make-up, but if crossed or deceived they will never forget.
Naturally tidy and organized, the Hygienic Virgos like to keep everything neat and clean. They can be fussy and cannot tolerate lazy behavior, sloppiness, and hates procrastination. Virgos are health conscious and they may prone to worrying, agonizing over things, and in extreme cases, germ phobia and hypochondria. Many of them are fussy about food and eating only very specific foods.
Virgos are amazingly cool under pressure and they have a lot of endurance although they are actually quite anxious or self-conscious. Virgos have a strong desire to serve a good cause and are willing and able to take on difficult jobs. Many do charity or volunteer work, others are drawn to medical caretaking and rehabilitative jobs.