Although Kambo is completely safe when responsibly administered by a trained practitioner, there are a number of people with contraindications who cannot receive Kambo safely. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list so if you are receiving Kambo, it is imperative that you do your own research.
If you have a serious heart condition
If you have had a stroke
If you are on medication for low blood pressure
If you have had a brain hemorrhage or serious brain injury
If you have had an aneurism
If you have a history with blood clots
If you have serious mental health concerns (excluding depression, PTSD & anxiety)
If you are currently undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy (including 6 weeks post therapy)
If you take immune-suppressant medication for an organ transplant
If you have had an organ transplant
If you are recovering from a major surgical procedure
If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant
If you are breastfeeding a child under 6 months of age
If you have water fasted 7 days prior to receiving Kambo
If you have partaken in any detoxing program 5 days prior to receiving Kambo (E.g. enemas, colonics, liver or digestive flushes)
If you are taking high amounts of stimulants or depressants (herbal supplements included. E.g. slimming or sleeping supplements)
If you have current or sever epilepsy
If you have Addison’s disease
If you have taken Bufo Alvarius Medicine (5-MeO-DMT) within 28 days
If you are under 18 years old
Cautions & Considerations
Please take extra caution if any of the following apply to you. It is also vitally important to inform your practitioner of these health considerations.
People taking slimming, serotonin and/or sleeping supplements.
People taking immune-suppressants for auto-immune disorders.
People with active drug or alcohol addictions.
People who plan to use the sauna or practice hot yoga 3 days before (or after) Kambo.
If you're taking or have recently stopped taking any medications.
If you're taking or have recently stopped taking any diet/slimming pills.
If you're regularly taking anti-diuretic medication or sports drinks.
If you currently or have in the past suffered from any form of eating disorder.
If you're epileptic.
If you have abnormally high or low blood pressure.
If you have liver or kidney problems.
If you have any chronic or serious health issues.
If you have asthma.
If you have diabetes.
It is good to be aware that if you are menstruating at the time of your session, it is a common occurance that Kambo increase menstrual flow for 24 to 36 hours, due to it's vasodilation properties.
Due to its clearing and cleansing effects, it is important to note that Kambo has a reputation for increasing fertility. If you are not trying to conceive, please use extra caution and protection for at least one week after receiving Kambo. This applies to both men and women.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me as I am happy to discuss any concerns or questions you may have