Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, author and educator. The founder of Medicine Hunter Inc., Chris has conducted medicinal research in over 30 countries. Chris is the FOX News Medicine Hunter, appearing on FOX News Health online and in US and international television markets. He writes a weekly column for FOX News Health and is on the Medical Advisory Board of The Dr. Oz Show. He is Explorer in Residence for Naturex of Avignon, France, the largest botanical extraction company in the world.
When Chris Kilham sang Jim Pepper's Witchi Tia To on The Dr Oz Show, requests poured in from all directions. We recorded our own version with the band Blue Streak. Download Free “Witchi Tia To” MP3.
At the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Chris teaches the popular ethnobotany course The Shaman’s Pharmacy, an intensive immersion course that takes students to the Peruvian Amazon.
Chris is the author of fourteen books, including Hot Plants, The Five Tibetans, Psyche Delicacies, Tales from the Medicine Trail and Kava, Medicine Hunting in Paradise. Richard Branson features Chris in his new book, Screw Business as Usual.
Chris has appeared on over 1500 radio programs and more than 500 TV programs worldwide. Since October 2007 Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, FOX News, The Dr. Oz Show, NBC Nightly News, ABC 20/20, Psychology Today, Outside Magazine, International Herald Tribune, CNBC Power Lunch, HD Net World Report, Prevention Magazine, Natural Health Magazine, Oprah & Friends, PBS Healing Quest, Good Morning America, Ode Magazine, Woman’s World, Advocate and many others.
An avid body surfer and adventure traveler, Chris lives and works in Massachusetts with his wife, artist, activist and Cosmic Sister, Zoe Helene. Chris advocates sane drug policy and the shamanic and ritual use of hallucinogens. Chris and Zoe travel the globe on Medicine Hunter expeditions, and work together to promote plant medicines, environmental protection and cultural preservation. CNN calls Chris “The Indiana Jones of natural medicine.”