|Etymology/ Definition||शोषणे रूक्ष:। अ.हृ.सू १/१८ हेमाद्रि|
|Reference||A.H.Su.1/18 Hemaadri, S.Su.46/523|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – rough , dry , arid|
|Implied Meaning||Dravya with this Gun ` a cause dryness of the body.|
|Elaboration||This attribute has a capacity to absorb the aqueous content of the body constituents. It aggravates Vaata Dosha and reduces Kapha by nullifying the Snigdha Gun`a ( unctuous attribute ) of Kapha .|
Rookshan`a action is achieved with the help of Rooksha attribute. This is necessary to reduce excessive unctuousness of Kapha Dosha , and Meda Dhaatu .
It is mainly effective in Atisaara ( diarrhoea ) as it causes Stambhana of Mala ( waste products ).
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