Cantharis vesicatoria

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Related to Cantharis vesicatoria: Lytta vesicatoria


A homeopathic remedy for acute cystitis, baldness, colic, tonsillitis, hypersexuality and emotional lability.
• 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.
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