The secretions seem to be vasoactive , explaining why they are absorbed rapidly. You should always check with your therapist if you can proceed without medication before receiving the treatment so they can guide you in what would be best for your case. This therapy can be very beneficial for addiction recovery as it helps to remove toxins from the body that have built up over time due to drug or alcohol abuse. It also helps to restore balance within the body and promotes feelings of well-being and inner peace. Some enthusiasts also report that microdosing mescaline has helped them heighten their spiritual awareness and enhance their senses.
Some may prefer to work in a small group, whereas other guests may find comfort from one to one facilitator support. After the ceremony, there can be both short-term effects of a heightened state of awareness and clarity. Long-term effects may include a deeper connection to the self, feeling more grounded, and an enhanced spiritual well-being. Thanks to their active ingredient, psilocybin mushrooms have the ability to interact with our serotonin receptors. Such an interaction can have a profound effect on the user, gifting them with mood changes and alleviation of certain diseases.
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The entry points will heal and fade with time but depending on your skin color and type you may always have small visible scars. Kambo Care uses a special blazing technique on clients that will limit scarring. Do not operate heavy machinery, move furniture or engage in physically stressful situations within 24 hours of session. Kambo should be regulated under the Poisons Standard as it appears to be used as a therapeutic product by ‘kambo practitioners’. There is currently insufficient evidence for its intended therapeutic effects.” The Australian Medical Association supports the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administrations ban on the sale, supply, and use of kambo, saying it considers kambo to be a “significant health risk”. Since the mid-20th-century, kambo has also been practiced in urban regions of Brazil.
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Uses of Kambo Therapy
According to the Global Drug Survey in 2014, mescaline and peyote were among the top 20 drugs used in the past month in Mexico, but nowhere else in the world. Peyote was taken by 6.4% and mescaline by 4.4% of the 643 Mexican survey respondents. In the United States, only Native American members of the NAC are legally permitted to use mescaline—but only in the form of peyote. Mescaline also activates serotonin and dopamine receptors, which could help boost mood and treat depression. In fact, one of the traditional therapeutic uses for peyote was as an antidepressant, and depression scores are reportedly low among members of the Native American Church, where peyote use is common. In line with Native American ritual use of peyote, mescaline can also help people solve sticky problems.
It can be alarming if you experience an increase in blood pressure following the Kambo treatment. So it is important to let your practitioner know about any concerns. This is immediately after receiving the medicine during the procedure.
After Kambo is removed from the top layer of skin, the entry points are closed with a Peruvian anti-bacterial/fungal tree sap (Dragon’s Blood). This helps the entry points heal faster and acts as a “liquid bandage”, while offering a secure antibacterial barrier. DO NOT pick at the points or try to remove/clean off the Dragon’s Blood.