Chimaphila umbellata MT acts principally on kidneys and genito-urinary tract; affects also lymphatic and mesenteric glands and female mammae. Plethoric young women with dysuria. It is used for scanty urine, loaded with ropy, muco-purulent sediment, haematuria, ischuria, dysuria and gonorrhoea when there is urging to urinate, burning and scalding and straining following urination. It is also used for prostatic enlargement when there is loss of prostatic fluid with distress, as from a ball in the perineal region. Its action on removal of kidney stones needs further research.
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