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 of Gelsemium Sempervirens based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
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.
BETTER, bending forward, by profuse urination, open air, continued motion, stimulants.
WORSE, damp weather, fog, before a thunderstorm, emotion, or excitement, Bad news, tobacco-smoking, when thinking of his ailments; at 10 A.m.
Compare: Ignatia (gastric affections of cigar makers); Baptisa; Ipecac.; Acon.; Bell.; Cimicif.; Manges. Phos ( Gelsemium Sempervirens contains some Magnes. phos.) Culex - (vertigo on blowing the nose with fullness of the ears.)
Antidotes: China; Coffea; Dig. Alcoholic stimulants relieve all complaints where Gelsemium Sempervirens. Is useful.
Tincture, to thirtieth attenuation; first to third most often used.expectoration; hawked up; bloody; water;expectoration; mucous; bloody;“Discernings are lethargied.” Apathy regarding his illnessAbsolute lack of fearDullness, languor, listlessBad effects from fright, fear, exciting newsChild starts and grasps the nurse, and screams as if afraid of falling ( Bor.)Delirious on falling to sleepDesire to be quiet, to be left aloneEmotional excitement, fear, etc., lead to bodily ailmentsmind; aversions, dislikes; company;mind; desires, wants; desire for light (see dark);mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cowardice;mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive;mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression;mind; excitement; after bad news;mind; excitement; ailments from emotional excitement;mind; hysteria;mind; insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death;mind; insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of public places;mind; insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity;mind; insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity; appearing in public;mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish;mind; quiet, peace (or lack of); wants to be quiet;mind; symptoms follow intense emotions; bad news;Stage frightvertigo, dizziness;vertigo, dizziness; from head; at back of head (occiput);vertigo, dizziness; while standing; with staggering;vertigo, dizziness; with obscuring of vision;Pain in temple, extending into ear and wing of nose, chinVertigo, spreading from occiputDelirious on falling asleepDULL, heavy ache, with heaviness of eyelids; bruised sensation; better, compression and lying with head highhead; cerebral haemorrhage;head; congestion (see pulsation);head; congestion (see pulsation); during convulsions;head; congestion (see pulsation); from suppressed period;head; constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing);head; constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); as if by string;head; constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); like band or hoop;head; heaviness (see pain; pressing);head; heaviness (see pain; pressing); profuse urination;head; movements of head; falling (see heaviness); unable to hold up head;head; pain, headache;head; pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine;head; pain, headache; back of head (occiput);head; pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead;head; pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to head;head; pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; upward;head; pain, headache; dull pain; back of head (occiput);head; pain, headache; from certain movements; on moving head;head; pain, headache; from emotions; nervous;head; pain, headache; maddening; pains;head; pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure;head; pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; back of head (occiput);head; pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; in brain;head; pain, headache; urination; profuse;head; pain, headache; with other pains; pain in nape of neck;head; pain, headache; with other pains; pain in neck;head; sensitive; brain;Headache preceded by blindness; better, profuse urinationHeadache, with muscular soreness of neck and shouldersHeaviness of head; Band-feeling around and Occipital headacheScalp sore to touchWants to have head raised on pillow.Albuminuric retinitisBruised pain back of the orbitsHysterical amblyopia.Orbital neuralgia, with contraction and twitching of musclesSerous inflammationsCorrects blurring and discomfort in eyes even after accurately adjusted glassesDeep inflammations, with haziness of vitreousDetached retina, glaucoma and descemetitisDisturbed muscular apparatusDouble visioneye; discoloration; redness; lids;eye; heaviness; lids;eye; lids; eyes closed; hard to keep open;eye; lids; falling of lids;eye; lids; hard to keep open;eye; lids; opening eyes difficult;eye; lids; opening eyes difficult;eye; paralysis; lids; upper;eye; paralysis; of muscles of eyeball;eye; paralysis; optic nerve, total blindness, without eye damage (amaurosis);eye; photomania (must be in light);eye; pupils; dilated;One pupil dilated, the other contractedPtosis; EYELIDS heavy; patient can hardly open themvision; accommodation, movement of eyeball; slow;vision; blurred;vision; confused vision;vision; dim;vision; dim; during vertigo, dizziness;vision; double vision;vision; foggy;vision; objects seem distorted; objects seem distant;Acute coryza, with dull headache and fever.Dryness of nasal fossaeSneezing; fullness at root of noseSwelling of turbinatesWatery, excoriating dischargeChin quiversDusky hue of face, with vertigo and dim visionface; pain;face; pain; profuse urination;face; pain; wandering pain;Facial muscles contracted, especially around the mouthLower jaw dropped.mouth; numbness; tongue;mouth; paralysis; tongue;mouth; speech; difficult;mouth; speech; difficult; heaviness of tongue;mouth; speech; thick;mouth; tongue; tongue feels thick;Putrid taste and breathTongue numb, thick, coated, yellowish, Tremble, paralyzed.Tonsillitis; shooting pain into earsFeeling of a lump in throat that cannot be swallowedPain from throat to ear.Post-diphtheritic paralysisAphoniaDifficult swallowing, especially of warm foodItching and tickling in soft palate and nasopharynxPain in sternocleidomastoid, back of parotidThroat feels rough, burningthroat; inflammation; larynx;throat; larynx (voice box); spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing;Tonsils swollenabdomen; bladder; paralysis;abdomen; bladder; urination; frequent; with headache;abdomen; stomach; hiccup; convulsive;abdomen; stomach; without thirst;abdomen; stomach; without thirst; during heat;Hiccough; worse in the eveningSensation of emptiness and weakness at the pit of the stomach, or of an oppression, like a heavy load.Stomach; As a rule, the Gelsemium Sempervirens patient has no thirstrectum; diarrhoea; from emotions; after a fright;rectum; diarrhoea; from emotions; from exciting news;rectum; diarrhoea; from emotions; on going into battle;rectum; dysentery;Partial paralysis of rectum and sphincter.Cream-colored (Calc.), Tea-greenDiarrhoea From emotional excitement, fright, bad news ( Phos-ac.) Stool painless or involuntaryProfuse, clear, watery, with chilliness and tremulousnessDysuriaPartial paralysis of bladder; flow intermittent ( Clematis.) retention.urine; clear as water;urine; clear;urine; colourless;urine; copious;Male; Spermatorrhoea, Without erectionsGenitals cold and relaxed ( Phos-ac.) Scrotum continually sweatingDysmenorrhoea, with scanty flow; menses retardedAphonia and sore throat during mensesFalse labor-pains; pains pass up backFemale; Rigid os ( Bell.) Vaginismusgenitals; female; miscarriage;genitals; female; miscarriage; from excitement;genitals; female; pain; labour pains; distressing;genitals; female; pain; labour pains; spasmodic;genitals; female; pain; labour pains; weak;genitals; female; pain; labour-like;genitals; female; pain; labour-like; extending to back and hips;genitals; female; rigidity of neck of womb during labour;Gonorrhoea, first stage; discharge scanty; tendency to corrode; little pain, but much heat; smarting at meatus.Pain extends to back and hipsAphonia; acute bronchitis, respiration quickened, spasmodic affections of lungs and diaphragm.Spasm of the glottisDry cough, with sore chest and fluent coryzaOppression about chestrespiration; accelerated;respiration; shrill grating sound;Slowness of breathing, with great prostrationWeak, slow pulse of old age.CAN.) Palpitation; pulse soft, weak, full and flowingchest; heart; fears unless constantly on the move the heart will cease;Heart; A feeling as if it were necessary to keep in motion, or else heart’S action would ceasePulse slow when quiet, but greatly accelerated on motionback; coldness; travelling up and down the back;back; congestion, neck;back; inflammation; membranes; in spinal meningitis;back; inflammation; spinal cord;back; pain; aching; base of spine;back; pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back);back; pain; aching; neck;back; pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; under;back; pain; in women; during labour;back; pain; neck;back; pain; neck; extending to other parts; head; all over;back; pain; neck; extending to other parts; head; back of head (occiput);back; pain; neck; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex);back; pain; neck; extending to other parts; upward;back; pain; sacrum (base of spine);back; pain; travels upwards;back; pain; travels upwards; during labour;Complete relaxation of the whole muscular systemDull aching in lumbar and sacral region, passing upwardDull, heavy painEvery little exertion causes fatigueLanguor; muscles feel bruisedPain in muscles of back, hips, and lower extremities, mostly deep-seated.Pain in neck, especially upper sternocleidomastoid musclesCramp in muscles of forearmExcessive Trembling and weakness of all limbsextremities, limbs; coldness; lower limbs; foot; during headache;extremities, limbs; heaviness; during fever;extremities, limbs; heaviness; leg; exertion;extremities, limbs; heaviness; lower limbs;extremities, limbs; heaviness; lower limbs; after exertion;extremities, limbs; heaviness; lower limbs; while walking;extremities, limbs; heaviness; tired limbs;extremities, limbs; heaviness; upper limbs;extremities, limbs; movements and positions; trembling;extremities, limbs; numbness (see tingling);extremities, limbs; pain; aching; lower limbs;extremities, limbs; paralysis; painless;extremities, limbs; weakness;extremities, limbs; weakness; lower limbs;extremities, limbs; weakness; lower limbs; after exertion;extremities, limbs; weakness; lower limbs; after walking;Fatigue after slight exercise.Hysteric convulsionsLoss of power of muscular controlProfessional neurosesWriter’s crampCannot get fully to sleepDelirious on falling asleepInsomnia from exhaustion; from uncontrollable thinking; tobaccoSleepless from nervous irritation ( Coffea.)Yawningchill;chill; after excitement;chill; afternoon;chill; beginning in particular area; feet;chill; beginning in particular area; hands;chill; dangerously cold;chill; from emotions; from fright;Bilious remittent fever, with stupor, dizziness, faintness; thirstless, prostratedPulse slow, full, soft, compressibleNervous chillsWants to be held, because he shakes soChill, without thirst, along spine; wave-like, extending upward from sacrum to occiput.Chilliness up and down backDumb-ague, with much muscular soreness, great prostration, and violent headachefever;fever; afternoon;fever; burning heat;fever; continued fever;fever; fever without chill;fever; fever without chill; late morning;fever; fever without chill; late morning; 10 a.m.;fever; intense heat;fever; localised; cerebro-spinal fever;fever; long lasting heat;fever; no perspiration;fever; remittent; afternoon;fever; remittent; infantile;fever; with shivering;Heat and sweat stages, long and exhaustingperspiration; cold; afternoon;perspiration; other symptoms relieved while perspiring;Retrocedent, with livid spotsMeasles, catarrhal symptoms; aids in bringing out eruptionErysipelasHot, dry, itching, measle-like eruptionScarlet fever with stupor and flushed face.generalities; extreme emotion;generalities; heaviness; externally;generalities; heaviness; internally;generalities; inflammation; internally;generalities; lack of irritability;generalities; lack of reaction;generalities; lethargic, tired;generalities; numbness; internally;generalities; pain; sore, bruised; internally;generalities; paralysis; painless;generalities; perspiration; after perspiration;generalities; physical exertion;generalities; pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid;generalities; pulse; full;generalities; pulse; imperceptible; almost;generalities; pulse; slow;generalities; pulse; weak;generalities; relaxation of muscles;generalities; swelling; of affected parts;generalities; symptoms from masturbation;generalities; trembling; externally;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic;generalities; weariness (see weakness);
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