Gaultheria procumbens (Gaul)

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Wintergreen

(GAULTHERIA)

Generals: Inflammatory rheumatism, pleurodynia, sciatica, and other neuralgias, come within, the sphere of this remedy. Cystic and prostatic irritation, undue sexual excitement, and renal inflammation.

Head: Neuralgia of head and face.

Stomach: Acute gastritis, severe pain in epigastrium; prolonged vomiting. Uncontrollable appetite, notwithstanding irritable stomach. Gastralgia from nervous depression (Give five drops of 1x of Oil).

Skin: Smarting and burning. Intense erythema, worse, cold bathing; better, olive oil and cool air blowing on part.

Relations:

Compare: SpiraeeaSpiraeea. Gaultheria contains Arbutin. SalycylSalycyl AcidAcid. Methylium salicylicumMethylium salicylicum (an artificial Gaultheria oil for rheumatism, especially when the salicylates cannot be used. Pruritus and epididymitis, locally). After CantharisCantharis in burns.

Dose: Tincture and lower potencies.