The legend of how Kambo was found has been passed through tribes in the amazon for centuries. It is said that a tribe in the Amazon rainforest existed whose people fell ill. All usual plant and herb remedies would not work to make the people better again, so the tribes shaman consulted with The Grandmother and within this consultation he was shown the Green Tree frog and what to do with it. Thus, he found the frog and applied the secretion to the skin of the people who had fallen ill and they became better.


Tree frog

Giant Green Tree Frog


Kambo is a highly toxic secretion from the Green Tree frog. Its scientific name is Phyllomedusa Bicolor. Its name in the Amazon is Kambo or Sapo or Kampu. It is used to heal illnesses and to boost the immune system, some tribes use Kambo before they go hunting as it is said to make the senses more acute.


Kambo will boost the immune system, it will stop you from getting regular colds and flus, it will also provide an immune field inside and around you. These effects will be compounded like a reinforcement the more you do Kambo, bearing in mind moderation at all times.


It also works on an emotional level where participants often are aware of certain emotional negativity they are purging out, negativity such as fears or resentment or judgments that they have been holding on to. Therefore, it can be quite an emotionally freeing process and you can expect to laugh or even cry through a Kambo session. As we tend to store emotion in our stomach area and this also being where the toxins will accumulate before being purged, many participants feel that a significant weight is being lifted out from their stomachs and out from their lives.


But it also goes way beyond this, Kambo also works on a quantum level cleaning blockages and negative energies in your aura and energetic fields. We can take on negative energies from all around us in our daily lives from people we have interaction with or sympathise with etc. another great example of this is when we have friends who are jealous or envious of us for whatever reason, these can be direct energetic attacks that we can take on, especially if we haven’t learnt to protect ourselves energetically. Kambo will remove these energies and clean your energetic fields so you can be clean and free and in your own light again.


Kambo will also remove toxins from the body including any accumulation of pharmaceutical or recreational drugs, so it is very important to detox from any such toxins for at least 8 weeks prior to taking Kambo, otherwise it can lead to withdrawal symptoms. It will work on a physical (purging of toxins) level, it will clean out your gallbladder, liver, kidneys from toxins. Therefore, it is important to be aware of what you eat, not just prior to coming to a Kambo retreat, but also after, as you can put strain on your liver and kidneys by eating fatty and sugary foods etc.



Kambo Application


So what does a typical session look like?… During a treatment, Kambo is applied to superficial burns on the skin. A small stick is made red hot and just the first layer of skin is removed. The Kambo venom is then applied onto the burn and absorbed into the body.


Once the Kambo is applied to the skin, a feeling of warmth immediately follows. The face, skin and core of the body will feel a heat within. This is when Kambo is scanning a person’s, physical, emotional and energetic fields and it starts to work exactly where it is needed. Kambo has a cleansing and purging effect and you can expect to feel nauseous, vomit and evacuate for a few hours as your body and spirit are being cleansed.


After your purge, the Kambo dots will be removed from your body and the major part of your cleanse is over. Many people reporting feeling very peaceful immediately after the treatment and often the next day one feels amazing.


Please bear in mind that the process is different for everyone and the above information is for reference purposes only and is a rough guideline as to the healing properties of Kambo and that it can be different for everyone.



Our Kambo sessions are usually run at our 3 day group retreats or specific Kambo day retreats, please see our group retreats or private retreats or contact us for more information.






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