This wide-ranging account of traditional medical practices is intended to provide health administrators and practitioners with background information that may help them improve health care coverage, especially in developing countries, through a judicious blending of orthodox and unorthodox health research. Areas covered in this publication include: systems and practices of traditional medicine, herbal medicines and herbal pharmacopoeias, traditional practices in different regions, and organizational and legal aspects of traditional medicine. World Association of Integrated medicine (WAIM) has taken the task of integration of scientific and traditional systems together and development of its teaching, training, treatment, research and national implementation in various combinations thought the world. The concept of the integration developed by Indian Foundation for Development of Integrated Medicine (IFDIM) which is the basic unit of World Association of Integrated Medicine (WAIM) has been appreciated by World Health Organization, SEARO, New Delhi and HQ, Geneva. The concept is concerned with both the educational pattern and service of integrated medicine.