Cactus Grandiflorus

1. Fear of death (more persistent than in Aconite) especially in plethoric persons subject to local congestions. 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 characteristic constriction ; heart feels


1. Cardiac diseases with great anxiety ; dyspnoea, sudden sensation as if heart stood still ; pulse feeble, irregular, fluttering, intermittent or extremely slow ; any motion especially rising from bed or chair causes rapid, weak jerky pulse and sometimes cyanosis, even syncope. 2. Patient low-spirited, tearful ; likes consolation ; anxiety even apart from

Spongia Tosta

1. Fair-complexioned women and children of lax fibre timid and sensitive ; tubercular diathesis. 2. Marked anxiety, even terror, in nearly all complaints ; gen. assoc. with the suffocative attacks. 3. Great dryness of mucous membranes in respiratory tract cough with no mucous rale, dry, sibilant, “like a saw through pine-board” ; < sweets, cold