Synonym- Chimaphila Umbellata.
Natural order. - Ericaceae.
Common names. - Pipsissewe. Prince's Pine.
Habitat - A small perennial evergreen plant found in dry woods in the United States and Canada.
Preparation.- Tincture from the entire fresh plant.
Acts very markedly upon the urinary apparatus, and has proved very efficacious in the treatment of catarrhal inflam- mations 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. -Acon., Apis, Apoc, Can. sat., Canth., Equisetum.
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