Cactus compositum

Cactus compositum

Injection solution Composition:

Drops: 100 g cont.: Cactus D1, Spigelia anthelmia D3, Kalium carbonicum D3 1g each; Glonoinum D3 0.6 g; Crataegus D1 96.4 g. Contains 35 vol.-% alcohol.

Injection solution: 2.2 ml cont.: Crataegus D2, Spigelia anthelmia D5, Kalium carbonicum D5, Cactus D3 22 µl each; Glonoinum D5 13.2 µl.


Coronary circulatory disorders, anginous symptoms, angina pectoris.


The dosage must be determined in each individual case.

Drops: In long-term treatment, 10 drops 3 times daily. In acute disorders, 5-8 drops every 5 minutes, reducing the frequency of the doses upon improvement.

Injection solution: In long-term treatment, 1 ampoule i.m., s.c., i.v., possibly also i.d. (neural) 1-3 times weekly. In acute disorders,

1 ampoule i.v. This dosage, if necessary, can be repeated after 2-3 hours.

Package sizes:

Drops: Drop bottles containing 30 and 100 ml.

Injection solution: Packs containing 5, 10, 50 and 100 ampoules of 2.2 ml.

Pharmacological and clinical notes

Cactus (queen-of-the-night)

Stenocardia, angina pectoris with sensation of tightness, endocarditis, pericarditis, stabbing pains in the heart, rushes of blood to the head.

Spigelia anthelmia (Indian pink)

Stabbing pains in the heart, periodical stabbing pains in the left side of the breast, radiating into the left arm, angina pectoris, pericarditis, endocarditis, headache, particularly on the left side.

Kalium carbonicum (potassium carbonate)

Arrhythmia cordis, myocardial impairment, remedy for debility. Glonoinum (nitroglycerol)

Angina pectoris with anxiety, feeling of annihilation, palpitations extending to the neck. Crataegus (whitethorn)

Pre-insufficiency, senile heart, coronary insufficiency, angina pectoris, post-infectious and focal toxic myocardial weakness, complementary remedy to cardiac glycosides.

Cactus compositum/S displays a special action on the pectanginal syndrome and disturbances of the coronary circulation. By means of Cactus, Glonoinum and Spigelia, angina pectoris disorders are influenced. Kalium carbonicum provides infarction prophylaxis. Crataegus controls the volume of coronary flow and promotes myocardial circulation. Cactus compositum/S also has a favourable action on the disorders associated with myocardial infarction.

Based on the individual homoeopathic constituents of Cactus compositum/S, therapeutic possibilities result for the treatment of stenocardia of various origins, also  of the abuse of nicotine. Interval therapy of angina pectoris. Disorders of the coronary circulation. After- treatment and long-term therapy for myocardial infarction.

The dosage is adapted according to the disease, the clinical appearance and the stage of the illness: in continuous treatment, 10 drops 3 times daily. In acute disorders (stabbing pains in the heart, cardiac cramp, feeling of annihilation, pains radiating from the heart into the arms and possibly into the abdominal cavity) 5-8 drops every 5 minutes, reducing the frequency of the doses upon improvement. 1 ampoule i.v. in acute disorders; if required, this dosage can be repeated after 2-3 hours.  As continuous treatment, 1 ampoule i.m., s.c., i.v., possibly also i.d. (neural), once to 3 times weekly.