As a name it includes preparation of dosage forms. Communication & counseling to patients, communication to prescriber. Identifying the incompatibilities & their solution. It modifies the intellectual skills in students like understanding the prescription & identifying the type of formulation, understanding the method of preparation and motor skills like preparing correct formulations, packing the preparation in suitable container, labeling the preparation clearly for communicating to patients. It involves preparation of Cosmetics like powders ,creams.