Keynotes and Characteristics - H C Allen

Cactus Grandiflorus

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Cactus Grandiflorus homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic remedy Cactus Grandiflorus from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen

Cactus Grandiflorus has Sanguineous congestions in persons of plethoric habit ( Aconite ); often resulting in haemorrhage; sanguineous apoplexy.

Cactus Grandiflorus has Fear of death; believes disease incurable ( Arsenicum ).

Haemorrhage: from nose, lungs, stomach, rectum, bladder ( Crot. , Millefolium , Phosphorus ).

Headache, pressing like a heavy weight on vertex ( > by pressure, Meny. ); climacteric ( Gloninum , Lachesis ).

Headache and neuralgia; congestive, periodic, right-sided; severe, throbbing, pulsating pain.

Whole body feels as if caged, each wire being twisted tighter and tighter.

Constriction: of throat, chest, heart, bladder, rectum, uterus, vagina; often caused or brought on by the slightest contact.

Oppression of chest, as from a great weight; as if an iron band prevented normal motion.

Sensation of a cord tightly tied around lower part of chest, marking attachment of diaphragm.

Heart feels as if clasped and unclasped rapidly by an iron hand; as if bound, “had no room to beat.”

Pains everywhere; darting, springing like chain lightening, and ending with a sharp, vise-like grip, only to be again renewed.

Menstrual flow ceases when lying down ( Bovista , Causticum ).

Palpitation: day and night; worse when walking and lying on left side ( Lachesis ); at approach of menses.

Fever paroxysm returns at 11 a. m. and 11 p. m.

Cactus Grandiflorus Relations. – Compare: Aconite , Digitalis , Gelsemium , Kal. , Lachesis , Tabacum

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H.C.Allen

H.C.Allen

Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.

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