|Etymology/ Definition||क्षालने विशद:। अ.हृ.सू १/१८ हेमाद्रि|
|Reference||S.Su.46/524, A.H.Su.1/18 Hemaadri|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – clear , clean|
|Implied Meaning||This attribute mainly acts to evacuate or separate adherent Kapha Dosha from Srotas ( body channels ). This cleansing action is called Kshaalana . Dravya, with this capacity is called Vis`hada .|
|Elaboration||It is one of the 20 attributes ( Vims`hati Gun`a ). With cleansing kind of action it reduces Kapha . Dravya having Kashaaya ( astringent ) taste posses this cleansing property. E. g. honey.|
Action of this Gun`a is to increase Vaata by decreasing Kapha . Pichchhilatva ( slimy property ) of a substance is removed by Kshaalana capacity of Vis`hada attribute.
This attribute is generated from Teja , Prithvee , Aakaas`ha , and Vaayu Mahaabhoota . E. g. Kshaara ( caustic alkalise )
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