Planet Mercury in the Horoscope
Mercury is said to be malefic if it is aspected or is associated with malefic planets or is situated in 4th, 6th, 8th or 12th house.
Remedies to be performed for benefic Mercury are as follows:
1. Wear emerald ring or locket on Wednesday in little finger after purifying it with gangajal or milk. Mantra of Mercury is 'Om boom budhaya namah'.
2. Wear and use green clothes.
3. Plant banana tree on Wednesday at home.
4. Plant money-plant or green plants at home.
5. Use moong dal for 27 Wednesday.
6. Walk bare foot on green grass.
7. Do business of Mercury related articles. They are: silver, gold, elephant tooth, ready-made garments, oil, fruits, vegetables, poultry etc.
8. Nail four bronze nails in the four corners of the bed or house.
9. Wear three, six or fourteen faced Rudraksha.
10. Perform puja of Lord Vishnu.
Propitiations of malefic Mercury:
1. Give articles related to Mercury on Wednesday.
2. Do japa of planet Mercury. Mantra is 'Om bram breem broom sah budhaya namah'.
3. Do path of Vishnu sahastranam. For problems related with business or children do puja of Lord Krishna and have Gopalsahstrnam puja done.
4. To get ride of losses etc. do path of Ramraksha. For health have Mahamritunjaya japa done. For studies do puja of Goddess Saraswati.
5. Give study material to a poor student in need of them.
6. Give green clothes and/or green dal on Wednesday.
7. Give fruits in charity.
8. Eat Tulsi leaf and a green elaichi on Wednesday and float 1 elaichi in a river.
9. Keep fast for 11 Wednesday and 11 ekadasis.
10. Keep idol of your God made in bronze at home.
11. Give green food (spinach etc.) to four legged animals for 27 Wednesday.
12. Give dan-dakshina to small girls on Wednesday.
13. Put 7 grains of moong dal, green colored articles and a bronze piece in a green cloth and throw it in running water on Wednesday.
14. Wear Mercury planet related mantra in the neck or keep it at puja place at home.
15. Do not walk bare foot on the green grass.
16. Do not bring parrot at home.
17. Take medicine bath with medicines related to Mercury planet.