Virgo the Virgin

August 24th – September 22nd

The Virgin Goddess or Maiden. Virgoans are the craftsmen of the Zodiac, forever trying to better our planet with their earthy natures.

Symbol – The Virgin Maiden.

Glyph - Symbolic of the female Genitalia and the purity of all.

Element – Earth

Planet – Mercury

Quality – Mutable

Personal Creed - I analyze

Negative/Feminine Sign

Virgo Day – Wednesday ruled by Mercury.

Gemstones – Agate, amber, chrysocolla, magnetite, malachite, opal, peridot, sardonyx, sodalite.

Flowers and Herbs – Aconite, anemone, balm, dill, fennel, hazel, lavender, jacaranda, narcissus, nettles, nut bearing trees, parsley, valerian,  vervain.

Colours – Autumn colours, cream, dark brown, green, navy blue.

Metal – mercury or Nickle.

Tarot - Major Arcana – 9 The Hermit. Minor Arcana – Knight of Pentacles.

Animals and Creatures – Corgi, deer, domestic pets, earthworm, flamingo, forest creatures, gazelle, giraffe, jellyfish, mouse, narwhal, penguin, pigeons, polar bear, salamander, sea star, squirrels.

Gods – Astraeus, Hermes, Icarius, Mercury, Thoth,

Goddesses – All virgin and Mother Goddesses, Astrea, Ceres, Dike, Eos, Eostre, Erigone, Demeter, Ishtar, Isis, Kanui, Persephone, Proserpina.



This is a term to define the twelve sectors of the sky. Each planet falls into one of these houses. Virgo is governed by the Sixth House. This house is about work, services to others, health, healing and domestic animals.

WORK - Activists, art galleries, healing, journalists, medical field, nutritionists, organizer, scientists, secretaries.

LESIURE TIMES - Art, conservationists, gardening, photography, reading.

LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS - Your high expectations of your partner may lead to disappointment especially if they are prone to displays of affection out in public! Try to keep away from the domineering signs and avoid being gossipy. Once you do find the right companion you will truly love them dearly and see that that are always taken care of.


Stomach, bowels, nerves, skin. Worrying too much will not help anyone, let alone yourself and will only lead to tummy upsets. Fresh air and nature is needed for this Earthy sign.

Cell Salt – Potassium sulphate.

BEST EXERCISES - Walking, badminton, gardening, table tennis.

FOODS - This is not a diet to stick to and all things in moderation! Vegetables grown under the earth, potatoes, yams, spinach, green beans, chicory, endive, rye, pomegranates, peanuts, brown rice, millet, lentils, celery, tomatoes, apples, bananas, almonds, barley, oat, pecans, blackberries, berries, lemons, pizza, quick and easy meals, carrots, natural licorice, (fried foods, cookies and cakes in strict moderation).