Definitions for "Gelsemium"
Keywords:  jasmine, twining, asia, genus, shrubs
A genus of climbing plants. The yellow (false) jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens) is a native of the Southern United States. It has showy and deliciously fragrant flowers.
The root of the yellow jasmine, used in malarial fevers, etc.
Influenza, measles, and worry or anxiety. Gelsemium is prepared from the bark of the root of the yellow jasmine, a North American plant. The remedy acts mainly on the muscles and the nerves controlling them (the motor nerves). It is one of the homeopathy's most important remedies for influenza. It can also be helpful in emotional states involving anxiety and fear of future events.