Natal Virgo Moon Sign, are you feeling busy?
So have YOU got a natal Virgo Moon Sign? You can discover your natal Moon HERE with this free birth chart calculator.
…If you discover that the Moon was moving through the sixth sign of the zodiac at the moment of your birth, then you have a natal Virgo Moon sign!
What’s so important about your natal Moon?
Most people know their Sun sign (or as many people call it, your star sign, or “horoscope”). This describes the “you” that you tend to show the world on an ordinary day. It’s how most people perceive you.
But your natal Moon sign can actually be a lot more revealing, as it relates to your inner world.
This astrology reveals the “you” that only close friends and family see (and that’s why you’ll typically see the natal Moon sign more pronounced in children).
So combining knowledge of both your Sun AND your Moon signs can make up a much more complete and in-depth picture of who you really are.
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- Natal Aries Moon sign
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- Natal Cancer Moon sign
- Natal Leo Moon sign
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- Natal Libra Moon sign
- Natal Scorpio Moon sign
- Natal Sagittarius Moon sign
- Natal Capricorn Moon sign
- Natal Aquarius Moon sign
- Natal Pisces Moon sign
Your natal Moon reveals how you connect to the world on an intuitive level.
The Moon’s astrological placement in your personal chart speaks of your sensitivities and instincts, and what lies in the shadows of your unconscious.
Your natal Moon also refers to your maternal relationships – how you were mothered, and how the mother archetype shows up in your life (this relates to women and men).
The astrology of your personal Moon also opens up the world of friendship, love, and romance – how you behave in relationships, what you need, what challenges you, and why.
Quite simply… unlocking the secrets of your natal Moon sign can help you understand what drives you from the deep. This lunar wisdom will take you on a journey far beyond surface-level personality, so buckle up! Let’s get started…
The personality traits of your natal Virgo Moon (or Moon in the 6th house)
So, at the exact moment you were born, Grandmother Moon was moving through the Virgo Zodiac sign.
This is meticulous, hard-working, and super-busy astrology!
With your natal Moon in Virgo, you’re most likely a person who’s practical, organized, and not afraid to get your hands dirty. Implementing systems and structures comes naturally to this Moon. Not someone who just sits on the sidelines talking about what to do, you’re proactive and productive. A force of nature, who gets things done!
As the zodiac’s only mutable earth sign, Virgo also brings flexibility and adaptability to the cosmic cauldron. Change doesn’t phase you. In fact, when things are in flux, you’re in your element! A little bit of chaos, and this Moon sign feels right at home…
Folks with this natal Moon are absolutely ruled by service.
Virgo Moon signs love nothing more than serving others. Whether it’s friends, family, or the wider community, this astrology needs to feel useful. And you beautiful people will do whatever it takes to make help out those you love.
Virgo Moons can be some of the most nurturing people in the whole zodiac. As well as your seemingly infinite well of generous energy, you also have an intuitive sense of what other people need, and what would make their lives easier.
With its virgin/maiden symbolism, the Virgo natal Moon also carries a strong sense of clarity and unity.
** Let’s stop for a moment to look at this.
One archetypal thread that weaves through the zodiac sign of Virgo is that of the virgin
YET some of the most ancient symbolic attributes of Virgo aren’t actually that of a virginal, chaste female, in the Christian sense of the word. This is a distortion. The purity carried in this sign has much more to do with lack of separation, and the need to know life without polarity.
Virgo energy is closer to unity, clarity and the kind of purity that equates to presence and the joy of innocence. It has very little to do with sex.
So people with a Virgo Moon tend to have this innate yearning, a life-long search for some kind of existential completion.
This may manifest in any number of ways, but often it’s by clearing out anything that you feel doesn’t belong. By finding order and alignment, by purifying and clarifying… in mind, body, heart, and soul.
This natal Moon sign is probably the most discerning in the entire zodiac.
Folks with this astrological placement in their charts tend to make great analysts, editors, and even bookkeepers, as they can spot a mistake from a mile away! It’s your intuitive sense of order and rhythm, that makes the Virgo Moon sign SO particular.
It’s not that you’re a fault-finder. It’s simply that you place such a lot of value on efficiency (why leak energy when you don’t have to?) And you hate seeing potential go to waste!
Essentially, this is a Moon with an emotional need for well-established routines and structure.
THIS is how you feel safe and secure in the world. And in truth, if daily life isn’t structured and planned and aligned to make it flow, why are y’all wasting your time?!
Streamlining not only makes YOU feel good, but is a gift to other people too, right?!
But there’s a downside to all this, and it’s the hyper-critical Virgo Moon…
Of all the signs, this mutable Moon can (if you’re unlucky!) bring out your worst inner critic.
Despite your natural characteristic of wanting the best for everyone else (Virgo’s mothering comes second only to Cancer) this natal Moon can be THE most self-deprecating of the bunch!
Maybe it’s your perfectionist nature? Your desire to be the best and DO the best with every opportunity you’re given? Natal Virgo Moon, you can be SO hard on yourself… Which means you need to be especially vigilant of any self-critical thoughts and mean self-talk.
On a bad day, the analytical nature of the Virgo Moon sign can go into total overdrive! The monkey mind gets louder, and the potential this Moon has for nit-picking can get obsessive. So it’s vital not to let yourself spiral into negativity, especially if you over-exert and tire yourself out.
Remember to be as kind and nurturing to yourself, as you are to others!
It’s okay to take your foot off the gas, and let those super-high standards slip once in a while. Unless you do, anxiety and nervous tension may creep in, and then the balance will well and truly tip.
The natal Moon in Virgo is all about living in service
Generosity and service are Virgo Moon sign superpowers.
This natal Moon is brimming with helpful, honest, and totally unselfish traits. You think nothing of donating your time, energy, and expertise to others, and feel genuine satisfaction offering support people in need.
But this desire to be of benefit rarely manifests as you sitting around listening to folks complaining!
The natal Virgo Moon is an action-taker extraordinaire!
As an earth sign Moon, you need to be DOING. Making material changes in tangible ways is how you show love. You are a solution-finder, striving to improve circumstances for people in ways that can be seen and felt in the present moment.
For the Virgo Moon sign, finding order within chaos is exactly what you’re good at! Creating systematic approaches to obstacles, and forming rituals and routines to keep everyone in check is what you live for!
… Maybe this is why you often find yourself surrounded by people who need just that? Your reputation tends to precede you, Virgo Moon.
Do you have a career in the service industries? Virgo Moon women and men can often be drawn to working in nursing or medicine, hospitality, or public service. The combination of nurturing heart, deep humility, and a sixth sense for how to make life “better” makes these types of work a great fit.
But even if this sounds far from the truth of your professional life, it’s highly likely that this sign of service still manages to manifest through giving to family and friends, and working hard to nurture your community.
Virgo Moons sign, your body is a temple!
More than any other (except maybe some Taurus, Capricorn, Scorpio, or Moons) this natal Moon placement creates the most health-conscious people.
- Are you often trying out a brand-new diet?
- Do you get drawn into the latest health fads or exercise trends?
Folks with a Virgo Moon sign usually place a lot of focus on health and wellness. You’re genuinely interested in being as healthy as you can – your body is a temple, after all. But in truth, for you, it goes so much deeper than desire.
This lunar astrology often goes hand in hand with physical sensitivities, allergies, and digestive issues.
Those born under a Virgo Moon sign can be much more sensitive to dust, synthetic additives, preservatives in food and cosmetics, and a whole range of other substances that other people have no issue with at all! Again, this correlates to the qualities of clarity and purity that so characterize the Virgo zodiac sign. You simply need to be careful about what you put into (and onto) your body.
You’ll likely find that regular cleaning, dusting, and detoxing of your home and work spaces is a must. And regularly opening windows, to let fresh air breeze through your spaces may also be of huge benefit.
Self-care is rarely an optional extra for the natal Virgo Moon
More like a daily ritual… so if this astrology is speaking to you, make taking care of yourself a part of your life ASAP!
This natal Moon pertains to the earth element. This means that it activates the realm of the body (as described above), the land, materiality, and manifestation.
Simply, people born with their natal Moons in this zodiac sign are adept at working, shaping, and manipulating the very real, tangible and sensory parts of life.
If YOU were born under a Virgo Moon, then we’re guessing you possess instinctive somatic awareness, as well as having natural qualities of movement, design, and order.
Maybe you have a flair for interior design or gardening? Or are you an incredible dancer or athlete? The element of earth flows through this astrology, grounding you and giving you an innate ability to build and manifest a new reality.
Virgo’s mutability = flexible personality traits…
Virgo’s mutable quality means that people with this natal Moon are some of the most adaptable in the zodiac. Just like Gemini and Sagittarius, uncertainty doesn’t concern you. You’re a rock in a crisis, able to rise to most challenges and flip them into something positive.
Unlike most fixed Moon signs (Taurus, Leo and Scorpio), the Virgo Moon sign needs variety. If things stay the same for too long, THAT’s when you start to worry! So it’s vital to keep life interesting, lest you begin creating drama for the sake of it…
The Virgo Moon is ruled by Mercury, speedy planet of communication, connection, and the everyday
This extra layer can be a little confusing. So just imagine the power, energy, and symbolism of the planet Mercury, as another thread running through the weave of your emotional world…
Virgo shares this planetary ruler with the third sign of the zodiac – Gemini. And whilst the sign of the twins is supremely mind-centric, fast-paced, and super-communicative, Virgo expresses a different set of mercurial qualities.
As the closest planet to the Sun, Mercury orbits our solar center in just 88 days.
Because of this, it offers a kind of zoomed-in perspective to people with a natal Virgo Moon. It brings the focus to all things day-to-day, which is why you are SO supernaturally good at keeping track of your daily tasks, roles, and responsibilities. Mercury’s influence is also why Moon in Virgo men and women can slip so naturally into daily routines, and find such deep satisfaction in sticking to healthy habits.
Virgo Moon sign COMPATIBILITY
The natal Virgo Moon woman (or man) has oodles of emotional intelligence and makes a caring, devoted partner.
The mutable nature of this zodiac sign means you need to keep things interesting in relationships. Happily ever after is a definite goal, but the journey to get there will likely be full of twists, turns, and plenty of excitement!
Always seeking self-improvement, the Virgo Moon sign that enters a relationship won’t be the same person by the end (if the end ever comes!) On a bad day, this striving, analytical astrology can be over-critical and petty, finding many things to complain about. But on a good day, this Moon sign is encouraging, attentive, and a ridiculously devoted partner.
Best compatibility – the other mutable Moon signs of Gemini and Pisces would likely enjoy the amount of variety and spontaneity you need to keep the relationship alive. Anyone with too much fixed energy in their chart (a Taurus Moon, Leo Moon or Scorpio Moon) is unlikely to keep up, and instead find your endless activity too much to bear!
But on the other hand, Earth sign Moons (Taurus, and Capricorn) are most likely to give you the physical affection you crave. You know your body is a temple… and you need your significant other to agree!
The Natal Virgo Moon Sign Shadow Side (“Negative” Traits) …
The shadow is where we put all the parts of our personality and traits + characteristics that we reject, suppress, and disown. But inside the shadow, these disowned parts become distorted and still have control over our lives – though without any conscious awareness.
You can read more about the shadow here.
Knowing your natal Moon sign can be an amazing tool for unpacking the shadow.
This is because the Moon also refers to and activates the realms of the unconscious – this place with SO much power over us yet, that’s usually vastly unknown.
For the Virgo Moon sign, the traits that may unlock the door into your shadow include:
- Criticism + self-criticism
- Overwork + Burnout
- Body dysmorphia
- Paralysis + procrastination
Healing and reclaiming these shadow fragments is a necessary practice on the spiritual path. If YOU have a natal Leo Moon, and you find yourself expressing these qualities then you’re facing a healing opportunity…
Leave a comment below and tell me which trait or quality stands out the most for you.
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