Providing a unique synthesis of botanical medicine, ecology, and spirituality.


David Crow has been a clinician, consultant, researcher, and educator in the field of natural medicine for over
40 years. A world-renowned speaker, author, and thought leader, David emphasizes reimagining healthcare and empowering individuals to become their own self-care experts. (You can find David's books here.)

As a teacher, David has taught extensively for more than twenty five years, throughout the US, Canada and in Europe. He has been a top faculty member at The Shift Network since 2015, where over 100,000 students have taken his online courses. He pioneered and hosted The Shift Network’s most popular annual Plant Medicine Summit, which has been attended by over 500,000 people from more than 120 countries.

David was one of the first Westerners to train and be licensed in Chinese medicine, and one of the few to study Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine in traditional internships in Nepal and India; he was also one of the first medical pioneers to use essential oils and aromatherapy in clinical practice, and to integrate these diverse modalities into comprehensive treatments.

David has traveled extensively for ethnobotanical research and to study traditional medical systems, including Central and South America, Europe, North Africa, Taiwan, Burma, Nepal, and India. He has worked with many communities around the world to establish a network of projects supporting sustainable cultivation and production of botanical medicines and artisanal essential oils. (See David's Eco Projects here.) 

David has studied extensively with numerous spiritual teachers and meditation masters in Asia; he integrates these teachings into his medical practice and presentations on natural medicine and ecological spirituality.

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David Crow, L.Ac., graduated from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1984; he is a California state licensed acupuncturist and nationally certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He has been a clinician, consultant, researcher and educator for over 40 years, and is an expert in Chinese, Tibetan, Ayurvedic and Western herbal medicine.

David was one of the first Westerners to train and be licensed in Chinese medicine, and one of the few to study Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine in traditional internships in Nepal and India; he was also one of the first medical pioneers to use essential oils and aromatherapy in clinical practice, and to integrate these diverse modalities into comprehensive treatments.

David has operated several clinics, including a practice in Kathmandu serving the Tibetan and Nepalese communities as well as international travelers, and practices in California in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Monterey, and in Ashland, Oregon. David currently serves people from all over the world through his telemedicine practice.

David is a passionate medical researcher and educator of state-of-the-art herbal medicine, and an authority on the safe uses of herbs and essential oils. He avoids the popular trends of market-driven internet medicine and relies instead on documented research and traditional ethnobotanical wisdom and methods.

David works in numerous herbal cultivation projects, including as the co-founder of The Learning Garden at Venice High School in Los Angeles, one of the first and oldest school gardens in the country.

As an esteemed leader in the herbal and aromatherapy industry for more than 30 years, David has established unique access to the highest quality sources of products for his patients.

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