Kambo is the venomous secretion of Phyllomedusa bicolor (the giant leaf or monkey frog), a bright green tree frog native to the Amazon basin. It can be found in the rainforest regions of northern Brazil, eastern Peru, southeastern Colombia, and parts of Venezuela, Bolivia, and the Guianas. In many regions outside Brazil, both the frog and its secretion are known as sapo.
Giant monkey frogs have a distinctive song that can be followed to collect them at night. Captive specimens are tied by the legs and harmlessly stressed to induce the secretion: a waxy substance scraped onto wooden splinters from the back and legs of the frog. Once dried, kambo can be stored for upwards of a year without losing its potency. For use, it’s mixed with saliva or water and directly applied to specially made skin burns.
Kambo has a range of traditional and potential therapeutic applications, both medical and psycho-spiritual. Commonly described as an "ordeal medicine", the secretion is known for its powerful emetic or purgative effects. Despite its initial unpleasantness, kambo is widely sought out to revitalize body and mind.
Founders Note: I started my journey with Kambo in 2015. I started like many have, researching and ordering medicine online. I felt that I needed some real experience as I provide sessions to the public, so in June 2017, I traveled to Peru and went into the Amazon jungle in search of Kambo training. The goal was to gain knowledge and to be able to administer Kambo safely. As part of the training I received Kambo 9 times within a two week period, and I took part in over 100 sessions. The Medicine that I received and continue to work with is 100 times stronger than anything I've ever gotten from online.
Since I left the jungle I've been providing free kambo sessions to anybody that is interested. I will continue to provide free sessions until November 2017. If this is something that you're interested in, please contact me.
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