Cactus GrandiflorusNight-blooming Cereus, Cactus
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Cactus Grandiflorus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts on circular muscular fibers, hence constrictions. It is the heart and arteries especially that at once respond to the influence of Cactus Grandiflorus, producing very characteristic Constrictions as of an Iron band. This sensation is found in various places, oesophagus, bladder, etc. The mental symptoms produced correspond to those found when there are heart affections, sadness, and melancholy. Hemorrhage, constrictions, periodicity, and Spasmodic pains. Whole body feels as if caged, each wire being twisted tighter. Atheromatous arteries and weak heart. Congestions; irregular distribution of blood. Favors formation of clots speedily. Great periodicity. Toxic goitre with cardiac symptoms. Cactus is pulseless, panting and prostrated.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, about noon, lying on left side; walking, going upstairs, 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.
BETTER, open air.≡ show all authors ...
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Melancholy, taciturn, sad, ill-humored
Fear of death
Screams with pain
Behaviour; shrieking; with the pain
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety≡ more ...
Right-sided pulsating pain
Congestive headaches, periodical, threatening apoplexy
Blood-vessels to the head distended
Feels as if head were compressed in a vise
Pulsation in ears
Right-sided prosopalgia, constricting pains, returns at same hour daily ( Cedron.)
Congestion (see pulsation)
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; from mental exertion
Congestion (see pulsation); from mental exertion
Congestion (see pulsation); while perspiring; where perspiration fails in shivering fit
Hot; from mental exertion
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); pressure
Pain, headache; evening; 11 p.m.
Pain, headache; with high or low temperature; headache during the chill
Pain, headache; violent pains
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); pressure≡ more ...
Constriction of oesophagus
Dryness of tongue, as if burnt; needs much liquid to get food down
Suffocative constriction at throat, with full, throbbing carotids in angina pectoris.
Choking, constricting; gullet≡ more ...
Oppressed breathing as from a weight on chest
Constriction in chest, as if bound, hindering respiration
Inflammation of diaphragm
Hear-constriction, as from an Iron BAND
Palpitation; pain shooting down left arm
Hemoptysis, with convulsive, spasmodic cough
Diaphragmitis, with great difficulty of breathing.
Heart; Endocarditis with mitral insufficiency together with violent and rapid action
Acts best in he incipiency of cardia incompetence
Heart weakness of arteriosclerosis
Violent palpitation; Worse lying on left side, at approach of menses
Angina pectoris, with suffocation, cold sweat, and ever-present iron-band feeling
Pain in apex, shooting down left arm
Palpitation, with vertigo, dyspnoea, flatulence
Constriction; very acute pains and stitches in heart; pulse feeble, irregular, quick, without strength
Endocardial murmurs, excessive impulse, increased precordial dullness, enlarged ventricle
Low blood pressure.
Congestion; lying down impossible
Constriction, tension; as if from armour
Constriction, tension; as from a band around chest
Constriction, tension; lower part
Constriction, tension; breast bone; on movement
Constriction, tension; heart
Constriction, tension; heart; grasping sensation
Heart; aneurysm; of the heart
Heart; angina pectoris
Heart; dilatation of heart
Heart; fatty degeneration of heart
Heart; hypertrophy of heart
Heart; palpitations; from exertion
Heart; palpitations; while lying down; side; left
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
Oppressed feeling; heart
Pain; pressing; heart≡ more ...
Deep; desire to breathe deeply
Difficult (dyspnea); while lying; lying with the head low
Difficult (dyspnea); while lying; on the back
Difficult (dyspnea); while lying; lying with shoulders elevated
Difficult (dyspnea); lying down; on the back
Difficult (dyspnea); lying down; lying with shoulders elevated
Difficult (dyspnea); periodic attacks
Impeded, obstructed; constriction of chest
Rattling; night and day
Rattling; lying down≡ more ...
Stomach; Constriction, pulsation, or heaviness in stomach
Vomiting of blood.
Constriction; behind lower ribs
Stomach; vomiting; blood≡ more ...
Hard, black stools
Diarrhoea in morning
Hemorrhoids swollen and painful
Sensation of great weight in anus
Hemorrhages from bowels in malarial fevers and with heart symptoms.≡ more ...
Constriction of neck of bladder, causing retention of urine
Hemorrhage from bladder
Clots of blood in urethra
Bloody≡ more ...
Female; Constriction in uterine region and ovaries
Dysmenorrhoea; pulsating pain in uterus and ovaries
C.); cease on lying down, with heart symptoms.
Female; constriction; vagina
Female; constriction; vagina; from touch
Female; contractions; womb; during period
Female; period; painful; and difficult (dysmenorrhea)
Female; pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); during period
Female; pain; vagina; prolonged contraction or spasm of vagina (vaginismus)
Female; pain; vagina; prolonged contraction or spasm of vagina (vaginismus); preventing sexual intercourse
Female; pain; constricting, contracting; womb; during period
Female; pain; constricting, contracting; vagina
Female; pain; cramping; womb; during period≡ more ...
Oedema of hands and feet
Hands soft; feet enlarged
Numbness of left arm
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; left
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; left; in heart disease
Pain; upper limbs; left; with heart symptoms≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleepless on account of pulsation in different parts of body
Sleeplessness, insomnia≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Fever every day at same hour
Coldness in back and icy-cold hands
Intermittent; paroxysms about midday (11 a.m.) incomplete in their stages, accompanied by Hemorrhages
Coldness predominates; cold sweat, with great anguish
Persistent Subnormal temperature.
Periodic, recurring; recurring daily
Periodic, recurring; regular and distinct intervals
At certain time of day or night; from 11 a.m.
At certain time of day or night; from 11 a.m.; and 11 p.m.
At certain time of day or night; from 11 p.m.
Burning heat; night
No perspiration≡ more ...
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; congestion of blood; internally
As if caged in wire, twisted tighter and tighter
Constriction; of orifices
Constriction; sensation of a band
Twitching≡ more ...