Mercury is nearest to the Sun. In Vedic Astrology this is called Budh which means cleverness. This planet represents the qualities of intelligence, wit and humor in a person.

Mercury is the planet of communication and it represents the fields related to commerce, trade, accounts, banking, and computers. A Strong Mercury denotes success in these fields. People with Mercury in strong position in their chart have sharp thinking but inborn anxiety and indecisiveness also.

Mercury is Prince of the Solar System and dual natured planet and governs two zodiac signs namely Gemini and Virgo. Body parts that are ruled by Mercury are the arms, ear, lungs and nervous system.

Mercury believes in logic. People with strong Mercury in their horoscopes possess the excellence of reasoning and analytic ability. Researchers also have strong Mercury in their natal chart.

Personality Traits & special Features:– Very young looking people, good presence of mind, good sense of humor & comedians, short heighted, always in confused state of mind and very talkative people. They will always look forward to have someone’s company wherever they go. A person with Mercury in strong position in their chart is undeniably charming and shrewd. They are calculative and good analytical power. They always believe in “Intelligence is more important than physical strength.”

Career & Business:- Well-placed strong mercury is usually seen in horoscopes of writers, middlemen, mathematician, whether forecast, dealers, brokers, businessmen, and media persons. Mercury also develops verbal communication and hand skills. Hence many lecturers, artists, sculptors and salesmen are also the result of well-placed mercury.  Excellent career in economics, Banking, law, media related & journalism. Business of Transport & travel related, Book publishers, Mobile business, Commission agent, Printing business, Franchisee, Stationery business.

Health:-  Respiratory problems, Nervous system, spinal cord problem, Giddiness, Obsession, skin problems etc. Ayurvedic treatment & Herbal medicines are favorable for them.