It is commonly known as phthisis, consumption, white plague and T.B. It is an
infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus Mycobacterium.
It can be any part of body-bones, joints, bladder, spine, lungs, kidneys,
glands etc. But in most cases, the affected organs are the lungs.
Now it is not so dangerous and it can be cured if defected and treated early.
Leo rule over this disease. The Moon is the karaka for the 4th house and if the
Moon is afflicted by Saturn or Rahu in the 4th house, the person becomes liable
to suffer from T.B.
The Lord of Lagna in the 8th house may give rise to this diseases. Again
Saturn and Jupiter in the 8th house may cause this trouble.
Only gems cannot cure this disease as surgical operations are absolutely
necessary. The gems can give relief to some extent and they can stop future
Here the stones will be Red Coral 7 ½ rattis, Yellow Sapphire in 5 Rattis and
Emerald in 5 rattis.