Ayurved has a long and strong heritage use of various formulations to treat various diseases. It has a wide range of drug delivery system in various physical as well as mental disorders, classics enumerates number of dosage forms in various kalpana. Sneha kalpana is one such which is in vogue since samhita period. Concept of medicated oil and ghrita is well established in Ayurveda under Sneha kalpana. It is process where various things like paste, decoction, ghrita or taila are employed for oleaginous medicaments.


Reviewing the Ayurvedic scientific literature; in this article there is an attempt to review regarding the Sneha kalpana preparation.