Read more about Yopo here. In general, kambo is not used to treat eating disorders and should not be used if you are actively bingeing and purging. But there are anecdotal accounts of kambo helping people deal with their eating disorder. But an eating disorder will complicate your kambo treatment, so you should take steps to ensure your psychological and physical safety. Bulimia can cause several long-term health effects that last even after you have stopped binging and purging. Some of these effects—such as high blood pressure, a weakened heart, and inefficient kidneys—can make it dangerous for you to use kambo. Kambo temporarily increases heart rate, which can lead to a heart attack in people with weakened cardiovascular systems.
You can absolutely do some journaling, deep thinking and feeling into your intention to work with kambo. Kambô treatment can be incredibly rejuvenating and centering experience as well as exhausting depending on your individual process and your toxin/emotional load. On the day of your treatment it is recommended to avoid any unnecessary interactions like checking your email, social media or having anything fixed on your calendar.
Kambo Deaths – How Can We Avoid Them?
Usually for a first treatment, one should expect to receive 3-5 points. Generally the marks go away in about 1-6 months, depending on how healthy the body is. We find later sessions healing quicker than previous ones because the body is running more optimally.
Don’t Administer Kambo Yourself
It only makes the process exponentially more unpleasant and I think you’ll agree that it makes much more sense to drink the water when it’s actually needed. If you follow this simple instruction you too can unlock the true power, magic and potential of what Kambo has to offer.
If we want to keep kambo legal, and make sure that everyone has access to its healing benefits, we must minimize avoidable deaths. If authorities get the impression that facilitators can’t manage the risks, it’s likely that this ancestral medicine will find itself restricted and stigmatized. “There are a number of very simple safety protocols that make a tremendous difference in reducing the risk of accidents related to kambo. The biggest risks of kambo are hyponatremia and the participant potentially fainting and injuring themselves.