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Night Blooming Cereus

Selenecereus Grandiflorus

Night Blooming Cereus


Night Blooming CereusPersonal Note: A useful herb in lowering blood pressure, Cereus is often used in combo with other cardiovascular herbs or alteratives.



Selenecereus grandiflorus is a species of Night Blooming Cereus originating from Mexico and Central America. It blooms only once a year, for a single night. Its principal action is upon the circular muscle fibers of the heart and arterioles making it a useful cardiotonic and hypotensive.

Common Medical Uses

  • Angina pectoris
  • Hypertension
  • Congenital heart failure

How To Consume

  • Tincture

Works well with –  I like Cereus with Hawthorn, Lily of the Valley, Linden, and perhaps some Gingko.