When Mercury is in Virgo in a native’s chart, it often tends to keep him/her in a alert manner. It also tends to make the person most practical and helpful. In fact, it is the second sign that Mercury rules and also occupies it in exaltation. It endows the person with many gentle qualities and essential help. The native will be highly interested in mental work and have the expectation to develop most of his/her abilities. The native will also have strong apprehensive strength and often be completely engrossed in work. Since such a person will have strong common sense and practical skills, these qualities will support him/her do his/her best in life. Not only will the native imagine practically and constructively, he/she will be able to cope with demanding mental work. The native is likely to have highly charged apprehensive strength, which needs to be expended to keep the stomach in order or even to save oneself migraines. When Mercury transits the sixth house in a chart, its control on the native is totally solid as it is its own Virgo house. The native is inclined to vegetarianism. As he/she is loving of delicious food, it may lead to weight and stomach problems. It can also tend to make a liking for routine and for serving others. The native will be a skillful communicator, with a skill to approve stuff after a accurate analysis and valuation.