Contraindications

Safety First

While Kambo has benefits on many levels, it is not for everyone. Your safety is of the utmost importance. If you have any of the following conditions, you will not be able to receive Kambo:

  • Serious Heart Problems - bypass surgery, valve replacement, pacemaker, etc.
  • History of Strokes
  • Low Blood Pressure - currently taking medications
  • Brain Hemorrhages
  • Aneurisms or Blood Clots
  • Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy in the last 6 weeks
  • Immune-suppressant medication - especially if related to organ transplant
  • Pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • Nursing a child under 6 months of age
  • Addison's Disease
  • Current of Sever Epilepsy
  • Recovering from Major Surgery
  • Active addiction to alcohol or controlled substances
  • Serious Mental Illness
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Recovering from major surgery

Other Reasons

In addition to the health risks listed above, I will not serve Kambo to:

  • Anyone under 18 years of age
  • Animals
  • Anyone I feel is unfit to receive Kambo

Considerations

If you have any of the following and plan to take Kambo, please let your practitioner know ahead of time as special accommodations might be required:

  • Immune suppressant medication related to autoimmune disorders
  • Weight-loss, Serotonin or Sleeping supplements
  • Long term fasting and water fasting must be avoided for one week before and after taking Kambo - this does not include the fasting required for the treatment
  • Colonics, enemas, liver flushes must be avoided for 3 days before and after taking Kambo

* None of these lists are complete. If you are concerned about any aspect of your health and how it might interact with your treatment, please let your practitioner know ahead of time.