Structural and functional affections of the heart – primarily cardiac neurosis; nervous perturbations; arrhythmia, tachycardia, extrasystole, constriction; angina pectoris; coronary insufficiency; increase in pulse rate, palpitations; sensations of pain and pressure in the heart; vegetative dystonia; coronary sclerosis.
Mode of action
Aconitum napellus: Cardiac neurosis with fear and agitation; angina pectoris.
Arnica montana: Sensation of pain in the heart. Cardiac conditions of nervous origin.
Aurum chloratum: Main action on myocardium, aorta and coronary artery. Heart oppressions and dilatations, afflux of blood to the head, precordial pains.
Cactus grandiflorus: Sensation of suffocation; elevated pulse, oppression (feeling as though heart is being held in a vise). Stenocardia and angina pectoris.
Crataegus: Tonic for the heart and circulatory system. Myocardial weakness and hypotonia; increases coronary circulation.
Digitalis: Heart tonic; weakness of the myocardium, heart failure; sensation as if the heart is “standing still”.
Ignatia: Various conditions of hypersensitivity and uncoordination of the heart, following an emotional disturbance, causing anxiety or restlessness; general irritability and sleeplessness.
Kalium phosphoricum: General nervous exhaustion; anemia; myocardial weakness; cardiac conduction disturbances.
Laurocerasus: Cyanosis due to myocardial insufficiency. Sensations of pressure and pain in the chest.
Spigelia anthelmia: Strong and abnormal pulsations which are visible and perceivable; stinging sensation. Pain radiates to the neck and extends down the left arm.
Valeriana: Nervous agitation, hypersensitivity, and moodiness. Functional ailments of the heart; elevation of the pulse; cardiac conduction disturbances.