Research and Links


Article – Interview of my teacher, Karen Darke, founder of the IAKP:


Article written by Giovanni Lattanzi:

Kambo-Scientific Research HealingTreatments

Article in New York Times:

Article written by Marcelo Bolshaw Gomes:

Kambô, The Spirit of the Shaman

Article in Science Daily by Vanderbilt University Medical Center about frog peptides:

Article about Antitumor and Angiostatic Activities of the Antimicrobial Peptide Dermaseptin B2:

Antitumor and Angiostatic Activities of the Antimicrobial Peptide Dermaseptin B2

Article on venom-based medicines:

Article on Kambo for the prevention and treatment of herpes:

Article about scientists collaborating with shamans from the Amazon:

Article about Antimicrobial peptides from Phyllomedusa frogs: from biomolecular diversity to potential nanotechnologic medical applications:

Article on Deltorphins: a family of naturally occurring peptides with high affinity and selectivity for delta opioid binding sites:

Article about cancer research:

Article on Dermorphin-related peptides from the skin of Phyllomedusa bicolor and their amidated analogs activate two mu opioid receptor subtypes that modulate antinociception and catalepsy in the rat:

Article on Frog secretions and hunting magic in the upper Amazon: identification of a peptide that interacts with an adenosine receptor:


Article about Kambo from Psychedelic Times:

Article about Kambo from ABC News:

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant discusses his continued work with Kambo to advance his professional sports career:

Martavis Bryant uses poison frogs to help with recovery

Celebrity Rosie Noesi shares about her Kambo experience with Warrior Way Healing:

Research article from the International Journal of Psychology and Psychoanalysis:

Kambo-shamanistic ritual

Article from Open Journal of Pain Medicine:

Kambo article JMKH Source of Analgesia

Research article by Pharmacist Rosa Sanchis:

Article on Sananga Eye Drops:


Video clip from “The Doctors” TV show on Kambo: