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The Shaman's Leaf Rattle

Haux haux Kambo Warrior! It's Jon here for Planet Kambo and in today's video I

want to show you one of the shamanic tools that we use in our ceremonies. This

is called a "chakapa" or a shaman's leaf rattle. It's just some dried leaves, in this case these are palm leaves dried out and wrapped up into a bunch and what this is for is for breaking up dense energy. It's really simple to use, you just shake it, that's what you do. If you've ever been on a retreat, say you've been to an ayahuasca retreat or similar and you work with a

shaman, they'll probably have one of these and they can really help to break up dense energy.

I can honestly say they work, there's been times when I'm holding space and the energy in the whole room gets very very dense and then I really feel it and I get the urge to use this tool. I pick it up I go around and shake it. When I'm using it I try not to think too much about what I'm doing with my hand, I just put it in my hand and I sometimes I close my eyes and I allow my hand to kind of take on a life of its own and to do what it needs to do.

You can use this to break up the energy in a whole room in which case you'd walk around the room and shake it. You can do it on an individual person, let's say somebody's going through a very difficult Kambo process, as they're dispersing their negative energy it can really help to break it up and then you can shake it around the person, you can also use it on the body.

The best way to use this tool is with intuition, don't think about what you're doing with your hand just allow your hand to do what it needs to do and that's really what shamanism is

all about. It comes from inside you, it's not something that anybody's taught you it comes from inside you and it flows through you, so I find that having one of these on hand is e