Chimaphila Maculata

Last modified on January 23rd, 2019

Chimaphila Maculata signs and symptoms of the homeopathy medicine from the Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by J.H. Clarke. Find out for which conditions and symptoms Chimaphila Maculata is used

      Spotted Wintergreen. *N. O. Pyroleae, a tribe of the Ericaceae. Tincture of root and leaves, or of fresh plant in flower.


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



*Chim. *mac. 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.


*Compare: Pulsatilla, Chim. umb.



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


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


Hollow teeth ache, worse eating.


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


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.).


Diarrhoea, with worm-fever.

Urinary Organs

Rises in night to urinate.


Angina with stupor.


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


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

About the author

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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