Cactus Grandiflorus

Night-blooming Cereus, Cactus
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HPUS indication of Cactus Grandiflorus: Gripping pain
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Cactus Grandiflorus may help, unprocessed Cactus Grandiflorus may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Cactus Grandiflorus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Cactus Grandiflorus


Cactus Grandiflorus 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 Ferrum Met 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.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Cactus Grandiflorus


WORSE, about noon, lying on left side; walking, going upstairs, 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.


BETTER, open air.

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  MIND - Cactus Grandiflorus


Melancholy, taciturn, sad, ill-humored

Fear of death

Screams with pain


Behaviour; shrieking; with the pain

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

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  HEAD - Cactus Grandiflorus

Blood-vessels to the head distended

Feels as if head were compressed in a vise

Pulsation in ears

Dim sight

Congestion (see pulsation)


from mental exertion

from mental exertion

while perspiring; where perspiration fails in shivering fit


from mental exertion


Headache if obliged to pass dinner hour ( Arsenicum Album Ars.; Lachesis Lach.; Lycopodium Lyc.) Sensation as of a weight on vertex

Right-sided pulsating pain

Congestive headaches, periodical, threatening apoplexy

Right-sided prosopalgia, constricting pains, returns at same hour daily ( Cedron Cedron.)

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); pressure

Pain, headache; evening; 11 p.m.

with high or low temperature; headache during the chill

violent pains

top of head (vertex)

pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)


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  EYES - Cactus Grandiflorus



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  EARS - Cactus Grandiflorus


Noises in ear


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  FACE - Cactus Grandiflorus


Expression; distressed


Perspiration; cold

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  NOSE - Cactus Grandiflorus


Profuse bleeding from nose

Nose bleed


Fluent coryza.

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  THROAT - Cactus Grandiflorus


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


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  CHEST - Cactus Grandiflorus


Inflammation of diaphragm

Hear-constriction, as from an Ferrum Met Iron BAND

Angina pectoris

Palpitation; pain shooting down left arm

Hemoptysis, with convulsive, spasmodic cough

Heart; Endocarditis with mitral insufficiency together with violent and rapid action

Cactus Grandiflorus acts best in he incipiency of cardia incompetence

Heart weakness of arteriosclerosis

Tobacco heart

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.



lying down impossible

Constriction, tension

as if from armour

as from a band around chest

lower part

breast bone; on movement


grasping sensation


aneurysm; of the heart

angina pectoris

dilatation of heart

fatty degeneration of heart

hypertrophy of heart


from exertion

while lying down; side; left

Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)


Oppressed feeling




pressing; heart


Oppressed breathing as from a weight on chest

Constriction in chest, as if bound, hindering respiration

Diaphragmitis, with great difficulty of breathing.

Deep; desire to breathe deeply

Difficult (dyspnea)

while lying; lying with the head low

while lying; on the back

while lying; lying with shoulders elevated

lying down; on the back

lying down; lying with shoulders elevated

periodic attacks

Impeded, obstructed; constriction of chest


night and day

lying down

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  EXPECTORATION - Cactus Grandiflorus



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  BACK AND NECK - Cactus Grandiflorus



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  ABDOMEN - Cactus Grandiflorus


Stomach; Constriction, pulsation, or heaviness in stomach

Constriction; behind lower ribs


Vomiting of blood.

Stomach; vomiting; blood

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Cactus Grandiflorus


Haemorrhage from anus


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.

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  GENITALS ETC - Cactus Grandiflorus


Constriction of neck of bladder, causing retention of urine

Hemorrhage from bladder

Clots of blood in urethra

Constant urination.



Female; constriction; vagina

constriction; vagina; from touch

pain; vagina; prolonged contraction or spasm of vagina (vaginismus)

preventing sexual intercourse

pain; constricting, contracting; vagina


Constriction in uterine region and ovaries

Dysmenorrhoea; pulsating pain in uterus and ovaries



C.); cease on lying down, with heart symptoms.


Menses early, dark, pitch-like ( Cocculus Indicus Cocc.; N/A arct">Mag)

Female; contractions; womb; during period

period; painful; and difficult (dysmenorrhea)

pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); during period

pain; constricting, contracting; womb; during period

pain; cramping; womb; during period

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Cactus Grandiflorus

Extremities, limbs

Oedema of hands and feet

Hands soft; feet enlarged

Numbness of left arm

Icy-cold hands

Restless legs.

Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; left

upper limbs; left; in heart disease

Pain; upper limbs; left; with heart symptoms

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Cactus Grandiflorus

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.

Late morning

Periodic, recurring; recurring daily

regular and distinct intervals

At certain time of day or night; from 11 a.m.

from 11 a.m.; and 11 p.m.

from 11 p.m.

Burning heat; night

No perspiration

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  GENERALITIES - Cactus Grandiflorus

Sleep and dreams

Sleepless on account of pulsation in different parts of body

Frightful dreams.

Sleeplessness, insomnia


Blood vessels; congestion of blood

congestion of blood; internally

As if caged in wire, twisted tighter and tighter

Constriction; internally

of orifices

sensation of a band