Chimaphila Maculata - General symptoms - T.F. AllenChimaphilia Maculata, Chimaph, Chimaph. Maculata, Chimaphil., Chimaphila, Chim-m.
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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Chimaphila Maculata in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Chimaphila Umbellata Chimaphila umbellata, Nutt. Nat. order, Ericaceae; Synonyms, Pyrola umbellata, Linn., Chimaphila corymbosa, Pursh; Common names, Pipsissewa, Prince's Pine.
Preparation, Tincture of whole plant when in flower.
Authority. Dr. S. A. Jones, collection from various sources, Am. Obs., 12, 300.
In one case of ague its diuretic operation was evident; the urine discharged was almost black; it appeared as if a few drops of sulphate of iron had been put into an astringent infusion.
Patient laboring under ascites took a strong infusion of the plant; the following nights he voided more urine than he had in the three nights and days previous put together; "the color of his water has changed from that of brickdust to the exact hue of the infusion drank" (that is, like green tea).
Organic disease of the liver. Tapping necessary.
took the infusion. "Its influence on the kidneys was apparent in two days, for the quantity of urine discharged in twenty-four hours amounted to two pints, and was soon increased to three and occasionally four pints.
a decided effect was produced upon the stomach which we had not looked for, namely, an increase of appetite.
the strength improved daily, the countenance became less sallow, and the abdomen did not begin to fill for several weeks.".
A young man, who had drank a pint of the infusion, "would have slept well if he had not been constantly waked by calls to make water."
An agreeable sensation was perceived in the stomach soon after taking it, followed in some instances by an extraordinary increase of appetite.
It has produced sickness at the stomach, so that the patient could not continue its use.
"A young woman, who took the extract, experienced great increase of appetite, as well as augmentation of the discharge of urine of a greenish color. She adds that at the same time she felt a most uncommon sensation in the small of her back in the region of the kidneys, sometimes on one side of the spine, and sometimes on the other, as if something were fluttering within, without occasioning pain or uneasiness of any sort.
she has never experienced the same sensation since she left off taking the medicine.".
The bruised leaves, held to the fire until they were as hot as could be endured, were applied to a shoulder affected with acute rheumatism for three hours. "The application produced great heat, irritation, and redness, followed by such sharp pain that profuse sweat over the whole body ensued."
A great deal of inflammation, which continued for six or eight days, accompanied with intolerable itching in the part, and succeeded by desquamation.
this was considerably different from the vesication produced by Cantharides.
for besides that the cuticle was very little raised with water, the inflammation extended to a much greater distance round the part, and the next day the blister was circumscribed with an eruption, which continued to increase for some time, having very much the appearance of a ringworm,.
In five minutes, pulse 74.
ten, 84, fifteen, 88. twenty, 75.
twenty-five, 76. thirty, 79.
thirty-five, 76. forty, 74.
forty-five, 71. fifty, 71.
fifty-five, 70. sixty, 65.
sixty-five, 66. seventy, 69.
seventy-five, 66. ninety, 64.
one hundred and five, 64.
one hundred and twenty, 60. Pulse somewhat weaker (after one hundred minutes),.