CACTUS homeopathic remedy keynotes and indications from the Decachords by Gladstone Clarke, of the medicine CACTUS…


      1. Fear of death (more persistent than in Aconite) esp. in plethoric persons subject to local congestion.

2. Constrictive sensation as of hoop in various organs; of whole body as if caged, each wire being twisted tighter and tighter; with numbness.

3. Cardiac troubles, acute and chronic, with char. constriction; heart feels as if rapidly clasped and unclasped by iron hand, preventing normal movement; oppression of breathing.

4. Haemorrhages; from nose, lungs, stomach, uterus, bladder, etc.

5. Intermittent fevers with regular periodically, esp. every day at the same hour; with anguish, oppressed breathing, etc.

A. Gladstone Clarke
Arthur Gladstone Clarke, a christian missionary working with the North China Mission, made good practical use of the homeopathy. He learnt as a student at MSM. He published a short introduction to the use of over 100 commonly used medicines—Decachords—first published in 1925 and still in print today.