‘Samskara’ is one of the important concepts of Ayurveda. The process or tool by which Dravya is modified as required is termed as ‘Samskara’. In Ayurveda word Samskara has been used in various aspects with different meaning as per the context. Samskara is included Paradi Gunas.It is also enumerated under the ‘Ashta Vidhi Vishesh Ayatanas’.Charak has defined Samskaras as ‘Karan.’The word “Karan” has been used for “Bheshja” mainly in Charak Samhita. Samskara is an important concept of pharmaceutics. It has vast application which are enlisted in three subtitles as collection of drugs , preservation of drugs and production of medicines.
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