Mercury represents the speech, intellect and friends of the individual. It is a
very, adaptable and curious planet. If afflicted, it gives speech problems and
a poor discriminative ability. If well placed it makes a person witty, easy going
Mercury id best placed in Kanya (Virgo) where is called exalted. Opposite from there,
in Meena (Pisces) it is least auspicious and called debilitated.
Mercury is lord of the sign Kanya (Virgo) and Mithuna (Gemini) and also of the houses
where these signs are placed.
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