Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Gelsemium Sempervirens in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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FEVER AND CHILL
Temperature 98 1/2° (before experiment); 95 2/5° (in three hours),
Gelsemium sempervirens, Ait. (Gelsemium lucidem, Poir.; G. nitidum, Michx.; Bignonia sempervirens, Linn; Lisianthus sempervirens. Mill.).
Natural order, Loganiaceae. Common name, Yellow Jessamine.
Preparation, Tincture of the bark of the root.
35, W. F. Hani, Chicago Med. Journ., vol. xxv, 1868, p. 760, fatal poisoning of a child, aet. eighteen months, by an unknown quantity of the fluid extract; 36, A. E. Hardin, Rich. and Louis. Med. Journ., June, 1873, p. 621, Dr. J. took about a tablespoonful of the tincture; 37, Dr. Freeman, Lancet, 1873 (2), p. 475, a boy, aet. three years, took about 50 minims of the tincture (1 in 5), and died; 38, same, a girl, aet. nine years, took a dessertspoonful of the tincture, and died in two hours; 39, omitted; 40, R. N. Taylor, M.D., Rich. and Louis. Med. Journ., 1875 (1), p. 609, a negro, aet. nineteen years took 15 drops of fluid extract at one dose upon an empty stomach; 41, same, the writer took 5 drops of the fluid extract, and in two hours 10 drops more; 41a, second experiment; 42, same, a boy, aet. nineteen years, took 12 drops of the fluid extract; 43, Ringer and Murrell, Lancet, 1876 (1), p. 661, and (2), p. 569, seventeen observations on six persons; 44, Geo. S. Courtright, M.D., Cincin. Lancet and Obs., vol. xix, 1876, p. 961, Dr. Bennett, suffering from urticaria, took by mistake 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls of the tincture, and a little wiskey, cured by Morphia used hypodermically; 45, Dr. Brewster, Hahn. Month., vol. xi, 1876, Mrs. V. took before breakfast a teaspoonful of a strong decoction of the root; 46, W. Sinkler, M.D., Philad. Med. Times, vol. viii, 1878, p. 150, Mrs. T., aet. forty-nine years, took for neuralgia four doses of 5 drops each of the fluid extract; 47, Ringer and Murrell, Lancet, 1878 (1), p. 858, Dr. J. B. Hill relates the case of five men taking from half a pint to a pint of the tincture each; 48, same, ibid., p. 892, a woman, aet. from twenty-five to thirty years, took 15 drops of the tincture; 49, J. G. Parsons, ibid., p. 953, G. G. P. swallowed about one drachm.≡ more ...