Cantharis vesicatoria


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Related to Cantharis vesicatoria: Lytta vesicatoria

Cantharis

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy for acute cystitis, baldness, colic, tonsillitis, hypersexuality and emotional lability.
 
Toxicity
• Topical—Cantharis causes erythema, urticaria and vesiculation.
• Oral—GI irritation, nausea and vomiting, diarrhoea, cramping and collapse; as little as 60 mg of this highly nephrotoxic agent may be fatal; active component is cantharidin, a rubifacient.

Cantharis vesicatoria

the source of commercial cantharides. Called also Spanish fly, Lytta vesicatoria.