Cactus, Cereus grandiflorus
Answered by: Christine Dennis
Question from: Krishna
Posted on: February 17, 2009

What are the medicinal uses of cactus?

Well, that would depend on which cactus you are referring to.

One of the most commonly used is night blooming cactus (Cereus grandiflorus) is used to strength the heart, reduce palpitations and improving blood circulation, as well as its use as a diuretic.

For more information regarding cactus plants, please see:

http://www.richters.com/show.cgi?page=./QandA/Medicinal/20050618-1.html

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