Safety & Contraindications

Reverence and accountability are vital when working with Kambo.

It is absolutely important that you share and are 100% transparent of every supplement, drug, plant, substance that you have ingested within two weeks of your treatment, as well as your health history. Please schedule a consultation if you have any question regarding your treatment. All health history and consultations are confidential.


(People with any of the following are not recommended for treatment):

  • Pregnancy or chance of being pregnant
  • Breast feeding women
  • In chemotherapy or have had radiation treatments within 6 weeks, before or after, Kambo treatment
  • Drug consumption within 2 weeks before or after treatment (including MDMA, MDA, ecstasy, molly, heroine, ketamine, party drugs)
  • Recently worked with Iboga/ Ibogaine
  • Children under the age of 18
  • Patients recovering from surgery
  • Seriously low or high blood pressure that requires medication
  • Fasting or at the end of a fast or detox
  • Drink distilled water
  • If you are menstruating at the time of treatment, Kambo may cause flow to increase for 24-36 hours because it contains vasodilators
  • If you are diabetic, please discuss with us in advance
  • If you have a chronic illness, please contact us before hand to plan out the best path for you, this medicine will likely greatly support you
  • If you have a history of psychological issues, even if you have never been diagnosed, please ask for a private session, as a group session might not best support you. Individual attention may be of best support to your healing process.
  • Medications including: antidepressants, immune-suppressants to lower blood pressure

Have had any of the following (current or past):

  • Stroke
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Aneurism or blood clots, or medication for varicose veins
  • Addison’s Disease, kidney or liver disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Serious heart problems, heart disease, bypass, or enlarged heart
  • Organ Transplant, stem cell or breast implants
  • Serious mental health imbalance (including depression, PTSD, and anxiety)- please discuss with us if you are in question
  • Recent scorpion bite
  • History of bulimia






Kambo must be administered by a trained practitioner. Alchemy Kambo serves the Western North Carolina area, Asheville and surrounding counties. If you would like to request a Kambo ceremony in your area, please apply for a treatment below.