In ancient time medicines (formulation) were mainly prepared by the physicians themselves. Formulations are prepared by changing ingredients as per the need of patients and as per the availability of drugs. Therefore sometimes many references are found for the preparation of same formulation. As per the rule of Drug and cosmetic act related to packaging and labeling of medicine needs reference, because sometimes as per method, medicine changes their action. So here an attempt was made to review all the references of formulation Rasakarpura.
Key words: Rasakarpura, Rasapushpa, mercury, Rasashastra