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The Amazonian kambo frog Phyllomedusa bicolor (Amphibia: Phyllomedusidae): Current knowledge on biology, phylogeography, toxinology, ethnopharmacology and medical aspects.
Nogueira TAC, Kaefer IL, Sartim MA, Pucca MB, Sachett J, Barros AL, Júnior MBA, Baía-da-Silva DC, Bernarde PS, Koolen HHF, Monteiro WM. Nogueira TAC, et al. Front Pharmacol. 2022 Oct 6;13:997318. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2022.997318. eCollection 2022. Front Pharmacol. 2022. PMID: 36278168 Free PMC article. Review.
Phyllomedusa bicolor (Phyllomedusidae), popularly known as the kambo in Brazil, is a tree frog that is widely distributed in South American countries and is known for producing a skin secretion that is rich in bioactive peptides, which are often used in indigenous r
Phyllomedusa bicolor (Phyllomedusidae), popularly known as the kambo in Brazil, is a tree frog that is widely distributed in S
Phyllomedusa bicolor skin secretion and the Kambo ritual.
den Brave PS, Bruins E, Bronkhorst MW. den Brave PS, et al. J Venom Anim Toxins Incl Trop Dis. 2014 Sep 2;20:40. doi: 10.1186/1678-9199-20-40. eCollection 2014. J Venom Anim Toxins Incl Trop Dis. 2014. PMID: 26413084 Free PMC article.
During this purification ritual a shaman healer, from various South American countries, deliberately burns the right shoulder with a glowing stick from a fireplace. Excretions of Phyllomedusa bicolor (or Giant Leaf Frog, Kambo or Sapo) are then applied to these fres …
During this purification ritual a shaman healer, from various South American countries, deliberately burns the right shoulder with a glowing …
KAMBÔ: an Amazonian enigma.
Junior VH, Martins IA. Junior VH, et al. J Venom Res. 2020 May 26;10:13-17. eCollection 2020. J Venom Res. 2020. PMID: 32566126 Free PMC article. Review.
The secretions of the Giant Monkey Frog Phyllomedusa bicolor are used by populations in the Amazon regions (mainly the indigenous Katukinas and Kaxinawas). ...While in indigenous communities, there is an entire cultural tradition that provides relative safety to the …
The secretions of the Giant Monkey Frog Phyllomedusa bicolor are used by populations in the Amazon regions (mainly the indigen …
Connected to the spirit of the frog: An Internet-based survey on Kambo, the secretion of the Amazonian Giant Maki Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor): Motivations for use, settings and subjective experiences.
Majić T, Sauter M, Bermpohl F, Schmidt TT. Majić T, et al. J Psychopharmacol. 2021 Apr;35(4):421-436. doi: 10.1177/0269881121991554. Epub 2021 Mar 4. J Psychopharmacol. 2021. PMID: 33663248 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Kambo is a name for the secretion of the Giant Maki Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor), which has been used by indigenous cultures from the Amazonas basin and has recently become popular in alternative healing circles in Western countries, with a certain ov …
BACKGROUND/AIM: Kambo is a name for the secretion of the Giant Maki Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor), which has been used by indige …
Dermatomyositis induced by the secretion of Phyllomedusa bicolor or Kambo frog - A case report.
de la Vega M, Maldonado G, Kraus A. de la Vega M, et al. Toxicon. 2020 Sep;184:57-61. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2020.05.018. Epub 2020 May 28. Toxicon. 2020. PMID: 32473255
The Amazonian Kambo frog, Phyllomedusa bicolor, is commonly known for the potential benefits of its secretion. ...In patients presenting with signs and symptoms suggestive of dermatomyositis and a skin line of circle-shaped burns, Phyllomedusa bicolor
The Amazonian Kambo frog, Phyllomedusa bicolor, is commonly known for the potential benefits of its secretion. ...In patients …
Acute and subacute psychoactive effects of Kambo, the secretion of the Amazonian Giant Maki Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor): retrospective reports.
Schmidt TT, Reiche S, Hage CLC, Bermpohl F, Majić T. Schmidt TT, et al. Sci Rep. 2020 Dec 9;10(1):21544. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-78527-4. Sci Rep. 2020. PMID: 33298999 Free PMC article.
Kambo, the secretion of the Amazonian Giant Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor) contains a plethora of bioactive peptides and was originally used by indigenous communities from the Amazon basin as medicine for improving hunting capacities. ...
Kambo, the secretion of the Amazonian Giant Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor) contains a plethora of bioactive peptides and was …
Kambo: Natural drug or potential toxic agent? A literature review of acute poisoning cases.
Sacco MA, Zibetti A, Bonetta CF, Scalise C, Abenavoli L, Guarna F, Gratteri S, Ricci P, Aquila I. Sacco MA, et al. Toxicol Rep. 2022 Apr 15;9:905-913. doi: 10.1016/j.toxrep.2022.04.005. eCollection 2022. Toxicol Rep. 2022. PMID: 35515815 Free PMC article. Review.
Kambo is the name of a natural substance derived from the glandular secretions of the amphibian Phyllomedusa bicolor, a species native to regions in South America. The communities living in these areas administer the substance generally transdermally during rituals …
Kambo is the name of a natural substance derived from the glandular secretions of the amphibian Phyllomedusa bicolor, a specie …
Boerhaave syndrome following the use of Kambo from the Amazonian Phyllomedusa bicolor tree frog in Australia.
Darlington CR, Copertino N. Darlington CR, et al. Oxf Med Case Reports. 2023 Apr 20;2023(4):omad036. doi: 10.1093/omcr/omad036. eCollection 2023 Apr. Oxf Med Case Reports. 2023. PMID: 37091680 Free PMC article.
This case report describes Boerhaave syndrome in an otherwise healthy male after Kambo use in Australia. Kambo is produced from the sections of the Phyllomedusa bicolor (Boddaert, 1772) tree frog. Also known as the giant leaf frog, two-coloured leaf frog, waxy-monke …
This case report describes Boerhaave syndrome in an otherwise healthy male after Kambo use in Australia. Kambo is produced from the sections …
Toxic hepatitis caused by the excretions of the Phyllomedusa bicolor frog - a case report.
Pogorzelska J, Łapiński TW. Pogorzelska J, et al. Clin Exp Hepatol. 2017 Mar;3(1):33-34. doi: 10.5114/ceh.2017.65228. Epub 2017 Jan 19. Clin Exp Hepatol. 2017. PMID: 28856288 Free PMC article.
The Kambo ritual consists of various types of skin scarification and subsequent application of Phyllomedusa bicolor secretion to the fresh wounds. In Europe, the ritual of Kambo is becoming more popular, but its use can lead to serious multiple organ damage, sometim …
The Kambo ritual consists of various types of skin scarification and subsequent application of Phyllomedusa bicolor secretion …
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