Rahu has long body, blue color, malesha caste, the native suffers from itch or skin disease. The native is non-religious, hypocrite, he has hiccough speaks lie; he suffers from leprosy, insidious, cunning or unfair. He is not intelligent and always speaks ill of others.
Rahu is also connected with most of the sexually transmitted diseases. If a statistical research were carried out
Rahu would be found to be one of the main indicators of the modern disease, known as AIDS.
Accidents, which result in death or loss of a limb or a body organ, are considered to be a signification of the nodes. Those relating to the loss of the eyes or limbs are especially connected with Rahu. Deafness and other disorders related with the sense of hearing are related with Rahu. This is especially the case when Rahu is placed in the third or eleventh house. Lunacy, insanity, suicidal tendencies and other such mental states all come under significations of Rahu.
Rahu is also responsible for most of the psychological disorders. The ‘asylum’ can be considered to be a place very much owned by the nodes.
Rahu alone is not responsible, 12th house, lord of 12th, planets in 12th and their strength, and relations of Saturn and Rahu, generally Rahu is behind the Saturn indicates cancer also, is result of analysing 100 chart or more. loss of limb. imprisonment, hospitalization, asylum are connected with Rahu, Saturn and 12th.
The diseases mainly associated with Rahu are those involving an imbalance of the biological air humor in the body – arthritis, eczema, ulcers, paralysis, digestion problems and nervous disorders. Other diseases include skin diseases like itches, boils, leucoderma, smallpox, chickenpox etc. Different types of the disease cancer can also be attributed to Rahu as they involve uncontrolled growth of cells in a certain tissue.
Polio is one of the paralytic diseases, which is a signification of Rahu. Breathing disorders like asthma and lung disorders like tuberculosis involve Rahu along with Saturn. All the present day diseases, which have their origin in air, water, or any type of pollution, can be attributed to Rahu. In today’s industrial age a lot of people have to work in poisonous environments, which has led to the birth of a number of new diseases, most of which fall under Rahu’s domain. Strange disorders like Elephantiasis are also Rahu significations.