Simple Herbal Extracts | Night-Blooming Cereus


Night-Blooming Cereus

Botanical Name

Selenicereus grandiflorus

Part Used



None *

Traditional Information*

A cardiotonic indicated for heart disease of nervous or drug origin (coffee, tobacco, etc.). Combined with Hawthorn, it is beneficial for nervous tachycardia, palpitations, feeble and irregular pulse and shortness of breath with mild exertion. It is effective for menopausal depression taken with Black Cohosh and for Grave’s Disease used with Lycopus and Lemon Balm.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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