|Etymology/ Definition||व्यवायी चाखिल देहं व्याप्य पाकाय कल्पते। सु. सु. ४६/५२१|
|Reference||C.Chi.24/30 Chakrapaan`i, S.Su.46/521, Sh.S.P.4/20|
|Implied Meaning||Substance, which when administered immediately spreads all over the body without conversion and does not require Agni and Vaayu assistance for its action is Vyavaayee .|
|Elaboration||These substances possess attribute Sara of a very high order, which is a common attribute of Vaata and Pitta. Therefore it does not have to undergo the normal process of digestion and it can start its action right from the point of contact.|
Its conversion begins and ends in the tissues. This attribute is found in poisonous substances and is opposite to Ojas. Hence they have two – fold action, one of depleting Ojas and another of destroying tissues . Hence care has to be taken when using this substance.
These are predominantly made up of Vaayu and Aakaas`ha Mahaabhoota . Vaayu produces motion and Aakaas`ha keeps capillaries ( Srotasa ) open.
E. g. Morphine, poison, Madya ( Alcohol )
All S`hodhana Dravya are Vyavaayee .
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