An excellent compilation of symptoms of homeopathic medicine Cactus Grandiflorus from the book Pearls of Homeopathy by M.E. Douglass, published in 1903….

Sanguineous in persons of a plethoric habit.

Haemorrhage; from nose, lungs stomach, rectum, bladder.

Headache: pressing, like a heavy weight on vertex; climacteric.

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

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

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

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

Menstrual flow ceases when lying down.

Vertigo from sanguineous congestions to the head.

Heavy pressing in the head as if a great weight lay on the vertex.

Face bloated and red, with pulsating pain in the head.

chest as if a cord was tightly bound around the false ribs, with obstruction of the breathing.

Sensation of great constriction in the middle of the sternum, as if the parts were compressed by iron pincers.

palpitation of the heart.

Sensation of constriction in the heart as if an iron band prevented its normal movement.

Palpitation of the heart continues day and night, worse when walking and at night when lying on the left side.

Very acute pain and painful stitches in the heart.

Acute and chronic affection of the heart.

Menses attended with terrible pain, causing her to cry aloud and weep.

Menstrual discharge consists of thick, dark-colored, or black pitch-like blood.

Chill returns at same hour every day.

Melford Eugene Douglass
M.E.Douglass, MD, was a Lecturer of Dermatology in the Southern Homeopathic Medical College of Baltimore. He was the author of - Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Repertory of Tongue Symptoms; Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica.