|Etymology/ Definition||स्नेहोपगानिति स्नेहस्य सर्पिरादे: स्नेहनक्रियायां सहायत्वेनोपगच्छन्तीति स्नेहोपगानि। च. सू. ४/८ चक्रपाणि|
|Literary Meaning||Helpful for oleation|
|Implied Meaning||Substances useful for oleation action are called Snehopagaani. Substances that help in achieving oleation easily and completely are Snehopagaani . They create an environment that is conducive to liquefaction of the Dosha.|
|Elaboration||These substances have predominance of Prithvee and Aapa Mahaabhoota. They tend to liquefy the vitiated Dosha.|
The loosened and liquefied Dosha reach the Kosht`ha ( abdomen ) and are eliminated via the nearest path.
Charakaachaarya describes group of oleation supporting substances e. g. Resins
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