Virgo is a dual earth sign ruled by Mercury which shares an inimical relationship with Mars. While Mars is a fiery masculine planet that concerns itself with passion, ambition and energy, Mercury is a neutral earth planet that relates to intellect and wisdom. Virgo natives tend to pay attention to the little details. Since Mars represents weapons and Mercury represents concentration, a meeting of their energies in Virgo makes the native skillful in fields such as medicine, nursing and surgery. Mars in Virgo also gives a strong drive for sex. It awards the native with the knowledge of writing and poetry. These natives also do well in mechanical fields.
Influence of Mercury tames down the aggression of Mars, thus the native is of a sweet and tactful disposition. These people plan their projects carefully before making any decision. They earn a lot of fame in life and are quite dedicated to their work. While they may not be as creative and innovative, but their observation and attention to details is exceptional. At times, these people are overly energetic mentally. They can be quite argumentative too. Lack of tolerance and a demanding nature at times also affects them negatively in life.