Cantharides, Cantheris
Spanish fly




C2 A N T2 H A R I2 D E S2

C2 – 

  • Constant urging to urinate, passing but a few drops at a time, which is mixed with blood (sudden desire to urinate with intense itching in urethra, Petros.).
  •   Cutting, burning pains in urethra during micturition; violent tenesmus and strangury

A – 

  • All parts over sensitiveness

N – 

  • Nocturnal emission bloody ( Led., Mer., Petr.).

T2 – 

  • Tenacious mucus in air pass ages (Bov., Kali bi.)
  •  The burning pain and intolerable urging to urinate, is the red strand of Cantharides in all inflammatory affections.


  •  Haemorrhage from nose, mouth, intestine, genital and urinary organs.


  •  All over the body vesicles which are sore and suppurating; vesicular erysipelas.

R – 

  • Raw, sore, burning pain in every part of the body, internally and externally; with extreme weakness.


  • Increases pain in bladder, drinking even small quantities of water.
  •   Intolerable urging, urging, before, during and after urination; violent pain in bladder.


  • Disgust for everything; drink, food, tobacco.

E – 

  • Erythema from exposure to sun’ rays

S2 – 

  • Stool : passage of white or pale, red, tough mucus, like scraping from intestines, with streaks of blood (Carb. an., Colch.).
  •   Sexual desire: increased both sexes; preventing sleep; violent priapism, with excessive pain (Pic. ac.)

See Also

RELATIONS – Similar to, Apis, Ars., Equis., Mer.

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