Is Kambo, The Amazonian Tree Frog Secretion, Actually A Poison?

The world of sacred healing, psychedelics, and many other alternative and traditional medicines, are often misunderstood and misrepresented in these contemporary times of our fast-paced, cheap-tabloid, ease-of-information, scroll-scroll-scroll lifestyle.

Cue the whole "war on drugs" saga we're still navigating after almost 50 years. To cut straight to the chase, firstly, why is Kambo considered a poison?

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Chris Kelly
What's It Really Like To Put Slimy Amazonian Frog Secretion On Top Of Burn Marks On Your Skin?

Today was the third day in a row of applying the resinous secretion of the Giant Green Monkey Tree Frog to my skin. Often referred to as a poison, this secretion is full of potent peptides which help the body go through all kinds of magical healing processes.

It'd been quite a while since I'd tuned in with the Great Frog, so these three days were a re-initiation into our ever-deepening relationship…

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Chris Kelly
Musings On My Relationship With Kambo

When sitting with Kambo, Huachuma, Ayahuasca or any other sacred medicine, they present opportunities. Some may offer profound teachings and become powerful life long allies. Others may present more subtle lessons.

The teachings are always there though, and if we drop our expectations about having our intentions met, we open ourselves up to receive the glimmers of insight or the healing that is filtering through.

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Chris Kelly
Sacred Medicine Integration Tips

When new seedlings sprout and grow, they need to create solid roots before transforming into a tree. You're essentially doing the same thing - stepping into new versions of yourself that are still unfolding.

You ARE the seedling that needs to be watered and nourished, so that your foundations can develop as you continue to grow.

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Chris Kelly
What Are Your Gifts & What Is Your Medicine?

This is a question I reflect upon and revise every so often…

Some people strongly embody their gifts and medicine. Some know what their gifts and medicine are, but don’t do much about it. While others have no clue at all.

Which category do you fall under?

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Chris Kelly