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All about Virgo

Virgo is the 6th of the 12 signs of the zodiac and begins it’s cycle late summer every year. As the symbol of the virgin, Virgo natives are known for being nurturing, orderly, and rule-abiding. Their energy is focused on control and organization. Perfectionism can be an issue for Virgos as they hate to see things out of place and find comfort in order.

 Since Virgo is also ruler of the sixth house of health and fitness, wellness and all things green fall under it’s domain.

For all zodiac signs, it’s important to understand the energy of Virgo as different planets travel through Virgo year-round. As they travel through Virgo, they activate this sign’s earthly energy for everybody.

Facts about Virgo

Symbol: The Virgin
Element: Earth
Quality: Mutable
Ruling Planet: Mercury

Virgo: The Virgin

As the symbol of the virgin, Virgo natives feel a sense of purity in themselves and want to find the sense of purity and justice in others. The essence of a Virgo native is to be nurturing, orderly, and rule-abiding, which can make them great caregivers.

Virgo Element: Earth

As one of three zodiac signs ruled by the earth, Virgo is in between Taurus and Capricorn. Where Taurus lays the foundation, Virgo is the one who crafts a plan to get from A -> Z. Virgo natives know every detail and can quickly arrange schedule to make sure their goal will be achieved on time.

At times, Virgo energy can motivate people to take a look at their existing habits and gives them the energy to try something new or optimize their schedule further.

During times of transit, this attention to detail can lead to stress and anxiety. It’s common for people to be caught up in circles of what if situations.

Virgo Ruling Planet: Mercury

Like Gemini, Virgo is ruled by Mercury. In mythology, Mercury is known as the quick messenger who quickly fulfills the tasks of the gods. During his quests, he even adopts multiple personas in order to achieve this mission. This fits with Virgo’s ability for multi tasking and checking off items off of their to-do list with impeccable fashion.

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