The book 'Ayurvedic Medicine'- The Living Tradition' written by Dr.Prakash Paranjpe is a comprehensive treatise on the subject.There was an acute need of a conscious effort to compile most commonly used generic ayurvedic preparations, and to integrate the ayurvedic concepts to interprete them in the modern scientific language.this book fulfills the same.The author has done a commendable job to compile the useful information of various forms of generic Ayurvedic medicine,detaliling their composition, action of ingredients along with their indications in various diseases and aliments.This compilation of most commonly used medicine will be of use to Ayurvedic practitioners, students and researchers as well as to medical and scientific fraternities like pharmacy,botany,biochemistry,microbiology etc. and also to the common man.About The AuthorDr.Prakash Paranjpe,graduated in Ayurveda B.A.M. & S. form University of Pune,in 1974 and then secured M.B.B.S. degree from Nagpur University in 1981. Subsequently he did his Ph.D. from Open International University of Complimentary Medicine, Colombo in 1990.He is practising Ayurvedic Consultant for more than two decades,specialising in the treatment of Acne and Obesity.He is actively engaged in clinical research on various Ayurvedic drugs and herbs to combat, especially chronic diseases.Dr.Paranjpe is founder member and director of Ayurveda Research Foundation, Pune, India.He is also director od S.K.A.Ayurveda,Milan,Italy.He is visiting professor to School of Health Sciences,University of Pune and member of the advisory board of "Holistic Healing" published by Indian Express Newspapers,Mumbai.