Those ruled by the Mercury tend to use their intellect more than instincts and are youthful, jovial and very cheerful in nature, just like young kids. It is said that such individuals are experts at seeing through other’s intentions and force them to re-examine their personal attitudes and beliefs. The planet Mercury symbolizes easy flow, instead of rigidity, and represents new beginnings and changes. Mercury is associated with the intellect, thought processes, nervous system and thyroid gland in a human body.
Mercury is also related to lilies, hazelnut trees, walnuts, carrots, parrots, greyhounds and monkeys. The metal that is associated with Mercury is Quicksilver. Topaz, Agate and Aquamarine are the semi-precious stones related with the planet and they are also considered as lucky stones for those ruled by it. Their lucky day in a week is Wednesday. The special or lucky colors connected with Mercury are saffron yellow, azure blue and the color of sparkle of sunlight upon water.