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Medicine Hunter

The three-fold purpose of MEDICINE HUNTER, INC. is to promote natural, plant-based medicines, to protect the natural environment, and to support indigenous cultures. The company was founded by CHRIS KILHAM, a medicine hunter, author, educator and TV personality who has conducted medicinal plant research in over 45 countries and lectures worldwide about holistic wellness and botanical medicines. As a guest expert on TV in U.S. and international markets, he advocates for traditional botanical medicines, including psychoactive and psychedelic plant medicines such as cannabis. Chris has been featured in The New York Times, Outside Magazine, Psychology Today, LA Weekly and Newsweek and appeared on CNN, NBC Nightly News, The Dr. Oz Show, ABC Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, ABC 20/20 and many other top-tier media venues. He has written fourteen BOOKS, including The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook, Psyche Delicacies and The Five Tibetans, which has been published in over 28 languages.

Most Recent Media Mentions

The articles, interviews, TV segments and presentations below are just a few examples that we hope you will enjoy. Please see IN THE MEDIA for many more! Please visit our SOCIAL MEDIA page for a current list of our various social media outlets. We look forward to connecting.


High Times,
by Robyn Griggs Lawrence , February 2017
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Fox News Health Talk,
with Dr. Manny and The Medicine Hunter, February 2017
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Business Insider,
by Corey Protin and Jessica Orwig , February 2017
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Business Insider,
with Chris Kilham, January 2017
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New York Magazine,
by Rachel Monroe, January 2017
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Lift,
by Devon Scoble, January 2017
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Spirit Plant Medicine Conference,
with Chris Kilham, January 2017
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Spirit Plant Medicine Conference,
with Chris Kilham, January 2017
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Business Insider,
with Chris Kilham, December 2016
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The Preachers,
with Chris Kilham, September 2016
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AlterNet,
by April M. Short, September 2016
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Fox News Health Talk,
with Dr. Manny and The Medicine Hunter, September 2016
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Fox News Health Talk,
by Chris Kilham, September 2016
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Fox News Health Talk,
Dr. Manny, July 2016
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MassRoots,
by Julie Godard, April 2016
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Visionary Convergence Los Angeles,
with Chris Kilham, April 2016
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AlterNet,
by Chris Kilham, March 2016
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Fox News Health,
with Dr. Manny and The Medicine Hunter, January 2016
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Fox News Health,
Fox News Health Talks, January 2016
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Outside Magazine,
by AC Shilton, December 2015
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Coco Eco CULTURE,
by Zoe Helene (@cosmicsister), November 2015
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Nutra Ingredients,
by Hank Schultz, October 2015
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CULTURE,
Sheryll Alexander, October 2015
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LA Weekly,
by Katie Baine, September 2015
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LA Yoga,
by Zoe Helene, September 2015
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Fox News Nature's Medicine Cabinet,
by Chris Kilham, September 2015
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Reality Sandwich,
by Chris Kilham, August 2015
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Bottom Line Health,
by Daily Health News, July 2015
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Yahoo Health & Wellness,
by Savita Iyer, July 2015
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Organic Authority,
by Emily Monaco, July 2015
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Please see IN THE MEDIA for many more articles, interviews, stories and TV segments. Please visit our SOCIAL MEDIA page for a current list of our various social media outlets so we can keep in touch.

Hacking The Cosmic Motherboard

At the now legendary Visionary Convergence Los Angeles, Chris Kilham, founder of Ayahuasca Test Pilots, brings psychedelics, neurology, ancient wisdom, cosmic consciousness, infinity of mind, social ethics and future consciousness together in this fast-paced visionary talk. Through psychedelics, we can hack the cosmic motherboard, and establish new neural pathways, thinking and behavior, free from mindless convention and conformity.

The Quest for What May Be Nature's Most Potent Aphrodisiac

ABC TV Nightline sent reporter Gloria Riviera to Malaysia with Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham to explore the world of Tongkat Ali, a potent natural remedy backed by excellent science. Sometimes known as "nature's Viagra," Tongkat Ali is a powerful adaptogen and sex enhancer. On the trail, Chris and his team journeyed to markets, and to the Malaysian rainforest, to see the world of this remarkable plant.


In the Jungle With Dr. Feelgood

Chris Kilham and Zoe Helene traveled with journalist Steve Hendricks and photographer Ivan from Outside Magazine in the Peruvian Amazon for this story.

Why Ecstasy Might Become Legal

Business Insider recently talked to Chris Kilham, a "medicine hunter" who travels the world searching for natural remedies through medicinal plant research.

Is Cockroach Milk the New Superfood?

The idea is a bit disarming, but cockroach milk may be one of the most super of all superfoods. Don’t worry; you won’t be seeing cockroach milk in stores anytime soon, and if it is ever actually for sale, the word “cockroach” will be left out.

Jiaogulan: The Little-known Herb That May be the Secret to Longevity

Despite its possible benefits for stemming the tide of aging and enhancing youthful health, jiaogulan is not so well known.

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Is This Honey Malaysia's Healing Secret?

A rare honey from the Malaysian rainforest shows benefits against inflammation, blood sugar disorders, infected wounds and respiratory problems. The harvesting of this honey is a risky business involving heights and angry giant bees. Tualang honey, named after the trees from which it is obtained, is a highly-prized healing honey produced in Malaysia.