Gelsemium Sempervirens

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HPUS indication of Gelsemium Sempervirens: Lethargy
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Gelsemium Sempervirens may help, unprocessed Gelsemium Sempervirens may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Gelsemium Sempervirens in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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.)


Antidotes: China China; Coffea Tosta Coffea; Digitalis Purpurea Dig. Alcoholic stimulants relieve all complaints where Gelsemium Sempervirens. Is useful.

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  MIND - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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

Stage fright

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

sensitive, oversensitive

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

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Vertigo, spreading from occiput

From head; at back of head (occiput)

While standing; with staggering

With obscuring of vision

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  HEAD - Gelsemium Sempervirens

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.

Cerebral haemorrhage

Congestion (see pulsation)

during convulsions

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

Sensitive; brain


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

Pain, headache

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine

from emotions; nervous

maddening; pains

from certain movements; on moving head

with other pains; pain in neck

with other pains; pain in nape of neck

urination; profuse

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

in brain

back of head (occiput)


Scalp sore to touch

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  EYES - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Ptosis; EYELIDS heavy; patient can hardly open them

Double vision

Disturbed muscular apparatus

Corrects blurring and discomfort in eyes even after accurately adjusted glasses

Vision blurred, smoky ( Cyclamen Europaeum Cycl.; Phosphorus Phos.) Dim-sighted; pupils dilated and insensible to light

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

Serous inflammations

Albuminuric retinitis

Detached retina, glaucoma and descemetitis

Hysterical amblyopia.

Lids; falling of lids

opening eyes difficult

hard to keep open

eyes closed; hard to keep open

Discoloration; redness; lids

Heaviness; lids

Paralysis; lids; upper

of muscles of eyeball

optic nerve, total blindness, without eye damage (amaurosis)

Photomania (must be in light)

Pupils; dilated


Accommodation, movement of eyeball; slow


Confused vision

Objects seem distorted; objects seem distant


during vertigo, dizziness

Double vision


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  FACE - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Hot, heavy, flushed, besotted-looking ( Baptisia Tinctoria Bapt.; Op N/A .) Neuralgia of face

Dusky hue of face, with vertigo and dim vision

Facial muscles contracted, especially around the mouth

Chin quivers

Lower jaw dropped.


profuse urination

wandering pain

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  NOSE - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Dryness of nasal fossae

Swelling of turbinates

Watery, excoriating discharge


Sneezing; fullness at root of nose

Acute coryza, with dull headache and fever.

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  MOUTH - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Speech; difficult



Tongue numb, thick, coated, yellowish, Tremble, paralyzed.

Numbness; tongue

Paralysis; tongue

Speech; difficult; heaviness of tongue

Tongue; tongue feels thick


Putrid taste and breath

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  THROAT - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Difficult swallowing, especially of warm food

Itching and tickling in soft palate and nasopharynx

Pain in sternocleidomastoid, back of parotid

Tonsils swollen

Throat feels rough, burning

Post-diphtheritic paralysis

Tonsillitis; shooting pain into ears

Feeling of a lump in throat that cannot be swallowed


Swallowing causes pain in ear ( Hep Sulph Calc Hep.; Nux Vomica Nux.) Difficult swallowing

Pain from throat to ear.

Larynx (voice box); spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing

Inflammation; larynx

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  CHEST - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Heart; A feeling as if it were necessary to keep in motion, or else heartS action would cease

Slow pulse ( Digitalis Purpurea Dig.; Kalmia Latifolia Kalm.; Apocynum Cannabinum Apoc)

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

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  EXPECTORATION - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Hawked up; bloody; water

Mucous; bloody

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  SKIN - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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.

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  BACK AND NECK - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Pain in neck, especially upper sternocleidomastoid muscles

Congestion, neck

Pain; neck

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)

aching; neck


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

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  ABDOMEN - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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.

Bladder; paralysis

urination; frequent; with headache

Stomach; without thirst

without thirst; during heat

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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.

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  GENITALS ETC - Gelsemium Sempervirens


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


Sensation as if uterus were squeezed ( Chamomilla Cham.; Nux Vomica Nux-v.; Ustilago.)

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.

Female; miscarriage

miscarriage; from excitement

pain; labour-like

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

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Gelsemium Sempervirens

Extremities, limbs

Loss of power of muscular control

Cramp in muscles of forearm

Professional neuroses

Writer’s cramp

Excessive Trembling and weakness of all limbs

Hysteric convulsions

Fatigue after slight exercise.

Coldness; lower limbs; foot; during headache

Heaviness; tired limbs

during fever

upper limbs

lower limbs

after exertion

while walking

leg; exertion

Movements and positions; trembling

Numbness (see tingling)

Pain; aching; lower limbs

Paralysis; painless


lower limbs

after exertion

after walking

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Gelsemium Sempervirens

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

Nervous chills

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

After excitement

Dangerously cold


Localised; cerebro-spinal fever

Burning heat

Fever without chill

late morning

10 a.m.

Continued fever

Intense heat

Long lasting heat

No perspiration

Remittent; afternoon


With shivering

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  GENERALITIES - Gelsemium Sempervirens


Lethargic, tired

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.)


Cold; afternoon

Other symptoms relieved while perspiring


Extreme emotion

Physical exertion

Heaviness; externally


Inflammation; internally

Lack of irritability

Numbness; internally

Pain; sore, bruised; internally

Paralysis; painless

Perspiration; after perspiration

Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid


imperceptible; almost



Lack of reaction

Relaxation of muscles

Symptoms from masturbation

Swelling; of affected parts

Trembling; externally

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)


Weariness (see weakness)

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