cactus grandiflora

cactus grandiflora (kakˑ·ts gran·d·flōrˑ·),

n 1. preparation of the night-blooming cereus cactus. As homeopathic, used to alleviate sadness, for physical and emotional pain, weakened heart, and feelings of constriction in the chest.
2. Latin name:
Selenicereus grandiflorus; parts used: stem; uses: diuretic, stimulant, heart tonic; precautions: overdose can cause tachycardia, chest constriction, confusion, headaches; caution advised for patients tak-ing cardiac glycosides or other heart medications.