Online reproduction of the astrological textbook 'The Houses: Temples of the sky' by Deborah Houlding - Chapter 8: Meaning of the 1st House.
Main Rulerships Life, vitality and health.
Stature, colour, complexion, form and shape of body.
Older sources note its influence upon the intellect, the way the mind works, and speech.
In general, the first house represents the focal point for the personality and manner of expression.
As well as describing the physical appearance
the condition of this house and that of its planetary ruler indicates the level of personal vitality and strength.