|Etymology/ Definition||आशुकारी तथा आशुत्वात् धावति अम्भसि तैलवत् । सु.सू.४६/५२४|
|Reference||S.Su.46/ 524, C.Chi.24/32|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – fast, quick, going quickly|
|Implied Meaning||It is an attribute . Aas`hukaaree due to its quick acting nature spreads like oil on water.|
|Elaboration||It is an attribute of Visha ( poison ). Due to this attribute Visha has capacity to cause immediate death. Madya also possesses Aas ` hukaaree attribute due to which it immediately spreads in channels and reduces Prasaada attribute of Oja .|
Raktapitta is a Mahaagada ( serious disease ) and it afflicts the patient very quickly. It manifests itself like fire and affects instantaneously ( S`highrakaaree ). Therefore the physician who is well versed in aetiology, signs and symptoms of this disease should immediately proceed for treatment.
Similarly Visarpa ( herpes ) is considered as Aas ` hukaaree disease.
|Synonyms||As`huga ( C. Chi. 24 / 32 )|
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