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WIN012 – Medicine hunter with Chris Kilham

​"​​I have gone where few go, seen what few seen, and participated in some highly unusual and memorable scenes." ​​​Chris Kilham


Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, author and educator. ​He has conducted medicinal plant research in over 45 countries. Chris works with companies to develop and popularize traditional plant-based food and medicinal products (like kava, maca, rhodiola, tamanu oil and hundreds of other plants) into market successes.

​Chris's passion is to bridge worlds - he does this by regularly sharing information about other cultures through presentations and media. He has appeared on over 1500 radio programs and more than 500 TV programs worldwide (including Fox News Health, the New York Times, ABC News Nightline, Newsweek, the Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America and many more). CNN calls ​him “The Indiana Jones of natural medicine.”

​As a TV correspondent and guest, he speaks about medicine hunting, traditional botanical medicines, nutraceuticals, psychoactive plants, environmental and cultural preservation and other related topics for a broad and diverse variety of audiences.

An avid body surfer and adventure traveler, Chris lives and works in Massachusetts with his wife. Together they travel the globe on Medicine Hunter expeditions, and work ​to promote plant medicines, environmental protection and cultural preservation.


  1. ​Chris Kilham's journey in herbal medicine
  2. Passion for travel and some of Chris's favorite places to visit and plant projects to participate in  
  3. ​Shamans and shamanic medicine ​
  4. Chris's plant teachers ​and valuable lessons
  5. Efforts in fair trade, plant and cultural preservation



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About the Author Lana Camiel

I'm a college professor, drug information pharmacist and herbalist. I teach young professionals and students how to be less stressed and more focused with the right herbs and food.

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