Gelsemium SempervirensYellow Jasmine, Gelsemium Sempiverens, Gels, Gelsemium
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Gelsemium Sempervirens in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Centers its action upon the nervous system, causing various degree of Motor paralysis. General prostration. Dizziness, drowsiness, dullness, and trembling. Slow pulse, tired feeling, mental apathy. Paralysis of various groups of muscles about the eyes, throat, chest, larynx, sphincter, extremities, etc. Post-diphtheritic paralysis. Muscular weakness. Complete relaxation and prostration. Lack of muscular coordination. General depression from heat of sun. Sensitive to a falling barometer; cold and dampness brings on many complaints. Children fear falling, grab nurse or crib. Sluggish circulation. Nervous affections of cigar makers. Influenza. Measles. Pellagra.
Tincture, to thirtieth attenuation; first to third most often used.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, damp weather, fog, before a thunderstorm, emotion, or excitement, Bad news, tobacco-smoking, when thinking of his ailments; at 10 A.m.
BETTER, bending forward, by profuse urination, open air, continued motion, stimulants.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Ignatia Ignatia (gastric affections of cigar makers); Baptisia Tinctoria Baptisa; Ipecacuanha Ipecac.; Aconite Acon.; Belladonna Bell.; Cimicifuga Racemosa Cimicif.; Manges. Phosphorus Phos ( Gelsemium Sempervirens contains some Magnes. phos.) Culex Moscae Culex - (vertigo on blowing the nose with fullness of the ears.)
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Desire to be quiet, to be left alone
Dullness, languor, listless
“Discernings are lethargied.” Apathy regarding his illness
Absolute lack of fear
Delirious on falling to sleep
Emotional excitement, fear, etc., lead to bodily ailments
Bad effects from fright, fear, exciting news
Child starts and grasps the nurse, and screams as if afraid of falling ( Borax Bor.)
Aversions, dislikes; company
Desires, wants; desire for light (see dark)
Symptoms follow intense emotions; bad news
Excitement; after bad news
ailments from emotional excitement
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cowardice
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of public places
fear; of death
appearing in public
Quiet, peace (or lack of); wants to be quiet≡ more ...
Vertigo, spreading from occiput
From head; at back of head (occiput)
While standing; with staggering
With obscuring of vision≡ more ...
DULL, heavy ache, with heaviness of eyelids; bruised sensation; better, compression and lying with head high
Delirious on falling asleep
Wants to have head raised on pillow.
Congestion (see pulsation)
from suppressed period
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)
like band or hoop
as if by string
Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); unable to hold up head
Heaviness of head; Band-feeling around and Occipital headache
Pain in temple, extending into ear and wing of nose, chin
Headache, with muscular soreness of neck and shoulders
Headache preceded by blindness; better, profuse urination
Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
pressing); profuse urination
affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine
from emotions; nervous
from certain movements; on moving head
with other pains; pain in neck
with other pains; pain in nape of neck
back of head (occiput)
extending to other parts; forehead
extending to other parts; to head
extending to other parts; upward
dull pain; back of head (occiput)
sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
back of head (occiput)
Scalp sore to touch≡ more ...
Ptosis; EYELIDS heavy; patient can hardly open them
Disturbed muscular apparatus
Corrects blurring and discomfort in eyes even after accurately adjusted glasses
Orbital neuralgia, with contraction and twitching of muscles
Bruised pain back of the orbits
One pupil dilated, the other contracted
Deep inflammations, with haziness of vitreous
Detached retina, glaucoma and descemetitis
Lids; falling of lids
opening eyes difficult
hard to keep open
eyes closed; hard to keep open
Discoloration; redness; lids
Paralysis; lids; upper
of muscles of eyeball
optic nerve, total blindness, without eye damage (amaurosis)
Photomania (must be in light)
Accommodation, movement of eyeball; slow
Objects seem distorted; objects seem distant
during vertigo, dizziness
Foggy≡ more ...
Dusky hue of face, with vertigo and dim vision
Facial muscles contracted, especially around the mouth
Lower jaw dropped.
wandering pain≡ more ...
Dryness of nasal fossae
Swelling of turbinates
Watery, excoriating discharge
Sneezing; fullness at root of nose
Acute coryza, with dull headache and fever.≡ more ...
Tongue numb, thick, coated, yellowish, Tremble, paralyzed.
Speech; difficult; heaviness of tongue
Tongue; tongue feels thick
Putrid taste and breath≡ more ...
Difficult swallowing, especially of warm food
Itching and tickling in soft palate and nasopharynx
Pain in sternocleidomastoid, back of parotid
Throat feels rough, burning
Tonsillitis; shooting pain into ears
Feeling of a lump in throat that cannot be swallowed
Pain from throat to ear.
Larynx (voice box); spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing
Inflammation; larynx≡ more ...
Heart; A feeling as if it were necessary to keep in motion, or else heart’S action would cease
CAN.) Palpitation; pulse soft, weak, full and flowing
Pulse slow when quiet, but greatly accelerated on motion
Weak, slow pulse of old age.
Heart; fears unless constantly on the move the heart will cease
Pulse slow, full, soft, compressible
Slowness of breathing, with great prostration
Oppression about chest
Dry cough, with sore chest and fluent coryza
Spasm of the glottis
Aphonia; acute bronchitis, respiration quickened, spasmodic affections of lungs and diaphragm.
Shrill grating sound
Stomach; hiccup; convulsive≡ more ...
Hot, dry, itching, measle-like eruption
Measles, catarrhal symptoms; aids in bringing out eruption
Retrocedent, with livid spots
Scarlet fever with stupor and flushed face.≡ more ...
Pain in neck, especially upper sternocleidomastoid muscles
neck; extending to other parts; head; all over
neck; extending to other parts; head; back of head (occiput)
neck; extending to other parts; upward
neck; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Dull, heavy pain
Complete relaxation of the whole muscular system
Languor; muscles feel bruised
Every little exertion causes fatigue
Dull aching in lumbar and sacral region, passing upward
Pain in muscles of back, hips, and lower extremities, mostly deep-seated.
Coldness; travelling up and down the back
Inflammation; spinal cord
Pain; travels upwards
travels upwards; during labour
in women; during labour
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; under
sacrum (base of spine)
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
aching; base of spine≡ more ...
Stomach; As a rule, the Gelsemium Sempervirens patient has no thirst
Hiccough; worse in the evening
Sensation of emptiness and weakness at the pit of the stomach, or of an oppression, like a heavy load.
urination; frequent; with headache
Stomach; without thirst
without thirst; during heat≡ more ...
Diarrhoea; from emotions; on going into battle
from emotions; from exciting news
from emotions; after a fright
Diarrhoea From emotional excitement, fright, bad news ( Acid Phos Phos-ac.) Stool painless or involuntary
Cream-colored (Calc Carb Calc.), Tea-green
Partial paralysis of rectum and sphincter.≡ more ...
Profuse, clear, watery, with chilliness and tremulousness
Partial paralysis of bladder; flow intermittent ( Clematis.) retention.
Clear as water
Genitals cold and relaxed ( Acid Phos Phos-ac.) Scrotum continually sweating
Female; rigidity of neck of womb during labour
Rigid os ( Belladonna Bell.) Vaginismus
False labor-pains; pains pass up back
Pain extends to back and hips
Male; Spermatorrhoea, Without erections
Gonorrhoea, first stage; discharge scanty; tendency to corrode; little pain, but much heat; smarting at meatus.
miscarriage; from excitement
extending to back and hips
pain; labour pains; distressing
pain; labour pains; spasmodic
pain; labour pains; weak
Dysmenorrhoea, with scanty flow; menses retarded
Aphonia and sore throat during menses≡ more ...
Loss of power of muscular control
Cramp in muscles of forearm
Excessive Trembling and weakness of all limbs
Fatigue after slight exercise.
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; during headache
Heaviness; tired limbs
Movements and positions; trembling
Numbness (see tingling)
Pain; aching; lower limbs
after walking≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Wants to be held, because he shakes so
Chilliness up and down back
Heat and sweat stages, long and exhausting
Dumb-ague, with much muscular soreness, great prostration, and violent headache
Bilious remittent fever, with stupor, dizziness, faintness; thirstless, prostrated
Chill, without thirst, along spine; wave-like, extending upward from sacrum to occiput.
Beginning in particular area; feet
From emotions; from fright
Localised; cerebro-spinal fever
Fever without chill
Long lasting heat
With shivering≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Cannot get fully to sleep
Delirious on falling asleep
Insomnia from exhaustion; from uncontrollable thinking; tobacco
Sleepless from nervous irritation ( Coffea Tosta Coffea.)
Other symptoms relieved while perspiring
Lack of irritability
Pain; sore, bruised; internally
Perspiration; after perspiration
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Lack of reaction
Relaxation of muscles
Symptoms from masturbation
Swelling; of affected parts
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weariness (see weakness)≡ more ...