|Etymology/ Definition||रोपणे क्ष्ण:। अ.हृ.सू १/१८ हेमाद्रि|
|Reference||S.Su.46/527, A.H.Su.1/18 Hemaadri|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – slippery, smooth, polished, soft|
|Implied Meaning||This is one of the twenty attributes. It is special as it has complex structure, it is smooth yet firm, which makes it stable under physical stress.|
|Elaboration||This is a combination of qualities like tender, smooth, firm. It is a property of Kapha and antagonistic to Vaata. The S`hlakshn`a Dravya has characteristics to increase the Dhaatu , by forming bond between body tissues. Due to this it also possesses a healing property. It facilitates the excretion of Mala . E. g. Saagaragot`aa ( ceasalpenia crista )|
This Gun`a increases Kapha and compensates Khara attribute of Vaata . S`hlakshn`a Dravya has dominance of Prithvee and Aapa Mahaabhoota . S`hlakshn`a Dravya and Pichchhila Dravya have much resemblance in functions.
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