Synonym. Chimaphila Umbellata. Natural order. Ericaceae. Common names. Pipsissewa. Prince’s Pine. Habitat A small perennial evergreen plant found in dry woods in the United States and Canada. Preparation. Tincture form the entire fresh plant.
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTICS.
Acts very markedly upon the urinary apparatus, and has proved very efficacious in the treatment of catarrhal inflammations of the urinary passages, especially of the bladder. The urine is high colored, offensive, turbid and containing considerable ropy or bloody mucus and depositing a copious mucous sediment, burning and scalding during urination; great straining before and after. Also recommended in retention of urine; suppression of urine in infants; acute prostatitis with retention of urine.
Compare Aconite, Apis., Apocynum, Can., Sat., Cantharis, Equisetum.