Cactus grandiflorus

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Cactus grandiflorus

Herbal medicine
A herb used as a cardiac stimulant with caution, given its a narrow therapeutic range.
 
Toxicity
Angina, headache, myocarditis, tachyarrhythmias, vertigo.

Homeopathy
A minor homeopathic remedy used for crushing anginal pain.
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3 | SAGUARO These night-blooming cactus flowers last for only 24 hours, but the bees catch them to create a rich, mellow honey that reminds us of taffy.
The fruit is sustainably harvested in Thailand from night-blooming cactus plants and the fibrous sweet pulp in the center is sliced and sun-dried.