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Kambo | The Sacred Amazonian frog


Kambo, a traditional medicine derived from the secretions of the Phyllomedusa bicolor frog, has been used by indigenous tribes in the Amazon rainforest for centuries. Recently, this practice that is unique and revered for its potent effects on the body and mind has gained widespread popularity. The secretion contains a rich cocktail of bioactive peptides, which are believed to offer numerous health benefits, making it a powerful tool for those seeking physical and emotional healing.

| The uses of Kambo
The uses of Kambo

Kambo is a common name for the giant leaf frog or monkey frog, which produces a waxy substance as a defense against predators. The Matses, Katukina, and Yawanawá were among the indigenous tribes who discovered the medicinal potential of this secretion hundreds of years ago and included it in their healing rituals. The main use of this natural has been to improve hunting skills by sharpening the senses and increase stamina. In addition, it is being employed to address various physical ailments and boost the immune system. By applying Kambo, they cleanse the body of toxins, improve organ function, to ward off illness and boost overall health. Maintaining robust health is crucial for survival in the challenging environment of the rainforest, which makes this practice particularly important.

| The application
The application

The traditional way of applying Kambo involves a careful and ritualistic process. The session starts by drinking 1.5 liters of water to ensure that there are liquids in the stomach during the cleansing process. After, small burns are made on the skin, typically on the arm or leg, using a heated wooden stick (generally 4 to 8 dots). These burns serve as entry points for the Kambo secretion, which is then applied to the open wounds. The peptides quickly enter the lymphatic system, initiating the detoxification and healing processes.

| Benefits of Kambo
Benefits of Kambo

Recently this natural medicine has become known around the world as it offers a holistic approach to healing, with a lot of benefits on the body, mind and spirit.

| Is Kambo safe
Is Kambo safe

This treatment is generally considered safe when practiced correctly under the guidance of an experienced facilitator. It is crucial to undergo a thorough health assessment before a Kambo session to identify any potential contraindications, such as heart conditions. Additionally, The Kambo medicine should not be mixed with other pharmacheutical medications or other substances that could interact negatively with its potent bioactive compounds. In our retreat center, we always consult our specialized doctor in case the patient is taking medication.

| Try the Kambo treatment
Try the Kambo treatment

Join us for our upcoming retreat and experience the powerful benefits of this treatment. During your stay, you will have the unique opportunity to try Kambo, this traditional Amazonian practice that offers profound physical, emotional, spiritual benefits, creating optimal state for the transformative journey of Ayahuasca and other sacred remedies.