In a previous post, I told you about my experience with Ayahuasca medicine. Now I want to share another powerful experience that I have had, and which I think can help everyone. It has totally changed my life, and my health. Now, I’m staying in a great shape with only a little exercise. I have not been ill, not even once, in the last 3 years — though I used to have serious problems every winter with colds and allergies. My symptoms of aging have reduced, I feel very balanced, and I live with great harmony with world, my family, and the people around me. It has given me a lot of clarity and drive as well, especially in my work and the mission we are pursuing (a great project we are working on now: DeepH).
Though there is a lot of information available online, I’ve found these site particularly useful (and reliable) in terms of information about Kambo Kambo throughout Europe
Kambo is a medicine that comes from a frog secretion, and for many indigenous cultures in the Amazon, this purgative, immunity-boosting medicine is very important. Known in Portuguese as the “vaccine of the forest,” it has also gained renown outside of the Amazon as a powerful treatment for chronic pain and drug dependence.
Kambo is powerful medicine and should only be administered under the care of an experienced practitioner. A practitioner can help guide you to gain the maximum benefits from a kambo application, helping you to set an intention before the ceremony, ensure a proper treatment and setting during the ceremony, and helping to integrate the experience afterward.
Benefits of Kambo
Research conducted since the 1980s has shown the chemical makeup of kambo to contain short chains of amino acids, known as peptides, that affect gastrointestinal muscles and blood circulation as well as stimulate the adrenal cortex and pituitary gland in the brain. While there are no clinical studies that definitely back up kambo’s efficacy, the properties of kambo peptides make it a promising treatment for the following conditions:
• Depression • Migraines • Blood circulation problems • Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease • Vascular insufficiency • Organ diseases • Cancer • Fertility problems • Deeply rooted toxins • Chronic pain • Addiction to opiate or prescription painkillers (Kambo reduces physical pain, thus helping people kick their addictions to other painkillers) • Fever and infections • Negative energies (traditionally known as “panema”)
(From Psychedelic Times: Kambo)
The Indians use kambo in their rituals, which are led by a shaman, also called a medicine man. Before kambo is applied to the skin by the shaman, participants drink two litres of water on an empty stomach. Then the top layer of skin is burnt off with an incense stick. The kambo is applied onto the burned flesh so that the frog’s secretion is absorbed directly into the bloodstream.
After applying the kambo, a warm sensation quickly follows. Blood is drawn to the head and the face turns a deep red hue. After a few minutes a strong nausea comes on, which causes the participant to vomit. It also speeds up the heart rate and the body temperature rises. Participants start to perspire and may also experience shivers. So far the effects don’t sound particularly attractive. However, after a kambo session you’ll feel completely revitalized, which is what makes the rigours of the ritual worthwhile to endure. A ritual usually consists of two sessions in a row.
During the kambo session, most shamans will partake in singing or play an instrument. Certain spiritual cleansing rituals are also involved, such as the burning of palo santo (holy wood) or purifying the aura with large feathers or leaves from the jungle. Every shaman has his or her own rituals.