Medical Astrology - Predictions of Diseases

Virgo is the 6th zodiac sign from the Aries. It is a mental sign and this is the primary sign to be considered while dealing with the query of diseases. Virgo means Virgin. Virgin is the male or female who has no sexual connection and who is chaste, pure and unadulterated.

The health is perfectly maintained when all the chemical constituents of the blood are present in normal quantities. In Mundane Astrology also, if the Virgo sign is afflicted by the conjunction or aspect of a malefic planet, then the whole world must suffer from ill health and diseases of some sort or the other.

As per Astrological nomenclature, Virgo is referred to as the sign representing sickness. Mind has tremendous influence on health. When mind is affected, physical body also suffers. When the Sun enters Virgo every year, public health suffers for want of digestion and fro intestinal troubles. The solar plexus is related to feeling and sensation.

In predicting the disease, the first step is to judge the zodiac sign virgo, then the 6th house from the Ascendant as the 6th house rules intestinal and digestive organs. The other factors to be considered for predicting the diseases are :

  • Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are earthly signs and control the bones and flesh of the person.
  • Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are windy signs and they govern the breath of the person.
  • Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are the watery signs and they rule the human blood.
  • Head, Face, heart, back, hips and thighs are fiery in nature.
  • Throat bowel and neck are earthly in nature.
  • Lungs, kidney and blood are airy in nature.
  • Stomach, digestive, excretory and lymphatic systems are watery in nature.

Precaution in Predictions

Malefics in the 6th with no beneficial aspects cause continuous illness. Following are the combination of some of the most terrible diseases from which humanity has not claimed immunity as yet.

  • Abdominal disease, appendicitis etc. are caused by the movement of the Sun and the Moon in Virgo.
  • The Sun and Moon in Conjunction with or aspected by Mars produce sudden accidents.
  • Enteric disorders and bowel disorders are brought about by the Sun in the 6th aspected by Saturn.
  • Diarrhoea is caused by Jupiter in Virgo being afflicted.
  • Mars in Libra, afflicted by Venus and aspected by Saturn casuses Bright's disease.
  • If Mars and Venus aspect the Ascendant and if there are evil planets in the 6th house, the person suffers from chronic constipation.
  • If Moon is afflicted by Saturn in Aries and Mars also has influence over the Moon, the person suffers from Leprosy.
  • If Mars and Venus are in the 7th house and aspected by malefics, the person suffers from inflammation of testicles.
  • If Moon is in Cancer or Scorpio in Rasi or in Navamsa and is powerfully aspected by Malefics, the person suffers from disease in anus

How Medical Astrology can help predict the diseases & health of a person

Vedic Astrology has stood many tests of time ever since the great sage Bhrigu introduced this divine knowledge, which can forecasts the events based on the influence of the heavenly bodies on us Forecasting Health and Disease from the Horoscope of a native

Vedic Astrology is a great tool, wherein an experienced and learned Astrologer can see what disease the native is suffering from or is likely to suffer from. The Astrologer need not be a medical expert or for that matter he may not be able to name the disease in particular. But the Astrologer can certainly pin point what system or organ of the human body is venerable or is likely to be affected seriously. The house of Disease

The 6th house is mentioned as the house of disease, sickness etc. besides other negative happenings and adversities in the native's life.

This is not all. One must check the 6th house from MOON, SUN and also from the house where the Maha Dasha Lord is posited from.

The next step is to analyze the strength and position of the lord of the 6th house vis-à-vis the Lord of Ascendant. Generally, if the Ascendant and Lagna lord are stronger than the lord of 6th house then the native will pull through and recover from the illness – should there be any.

Then it is necessary to see the planets posited in the 6th house and also the nature and humor of planets aspecting the 6th house.

Also for any native, the 6th house is supposed to represent the stomach region comprising of abdomen, intestines, navel and kidneys. Which other houses and planets should be studied in Medical Astrology

Each planet, house, zodiac sign and aspect besides the Nakshatras (constellation) has some hidden message about the health or ill-health of the native.

At the same time, it may be helpful to keep in mind the information in the following tables: Signs / houses and Parts of Body: Signs refer to 'Kaal Purusha' kundli and houses to natal chart:


House or Bhava

Parts of the body it rules.


Aries or Lagna

Head, brain, mind.


Taurus or 2nd house

Face, eyes, nose, tongue, teeth, ears, fingers, nails, bones, flesh.


Gemini or 3rd house

Neck, throat, collar bones, hands, breathing, body growth.


Cancer or 4th house

Heart, lungs, chest, breast, blood, and diaphragm.


Leo or 5th house

Upper abdomen, mind, heart, liver, gall bladder,       spleen, intestines, mesentery.


Virgo or 6th house

Lower abdomen, navel, bones, flesh, mental faculties, anus, kidneys.


Libra or 7th house

Groins (place between abdomen and thighs), semen, female organs, breathing, bladder, uterus, ovaries, prostate glands, pineal gland.


Scorpio or 8th house

External genitals, urine, blood, seminal vessels.


Sagittarius or 9th house

Thighs and limbs, femoral arteries.


Capricorn or 10th house

Knees, bones and flesh, patella, popliteal fossae.


Aquarius or 11th house

Buttocks and breathing, legs in general, left ear.


Pisces or 12th house

Feet and blood, left eye.