Chimaphila maculata

Natural History.
      Spotted Wintergreen. N. O. Pyrolae, a tribe of the Ericaceæ.
      Tincture of root and leaves, or of fresh plant in flower.

Clinical.
      Angina pectoris.
      Diarrhoea.
      Headache.
      Sore-throat.
      Tongue, stiffness of.
      Toothache.
      Worm-fever.

Characteristics.
      Chim-m. has been proved independently of Chim. umb. Some symptoms of Chim. rotund. are included.
      An intense gnawing hunger is a leading symptom.
      Burning fever, blood feels heated.
      The throat and tonsils are strongly affected.
      Headache worse on lying down.
      Feels better in warm room.
      Suited to mild, amiable, refined, sensitive, intellectual persons.

Relations.
      Compare: Puls., Chim. umb.

Mind.
      Becomes partially unconscious, feels like fainting, as if brain paralysed, mind gone (Chim. rotund.).

Head.
      Sudden headache above eyes, with dim vision, light-headed, lying down.
      Frontal headache with fullness in stomach and belching, with pain in bowels, wants head pressed on.

Teeth.
      Hollow teeth ache, worse eating.

Mouth.
      Tongue feels stiff and thick in middle, cannot raise it (Chim. rotund).

Throat.
      Tensive pain in throat on swallowing, swollen tonsils.

Appetite and Stomach.
      Extreme gnawing hunger.
      Feels drunk, as if stomach burnt up with liquor, as if hard, dry, and tough, and as if rennet would be good for it (Chim. rotund.).

Stool.
      Diarrhoea, with worm-fever.

Urinary Organs.
      Rises in night to urinate.

Heart.
      Angina with stupor.

Limbs.
      Limbs feel full, as if distended.
      Sensation of swelling in armpits, pain from armpits to scapulae.

Fever.
      Fever with burning hot skin and thirst.
      Blood as if heated with prickling.
      Cold, damp feet in evening.