Gelsemium Sempervirens

The following are the indications of Gelsemium Sempervirens, as it relates to this part. Strongest indications are in bold, the next strongest are in italics, and the remaining indications are in a plain typeface.
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 ( Bor.)
mind, aversions, dislikes, company;
mind, desires, wants, desire for light (see dark);
mind, symptoms follow intense emotions, bad news;
mind, excitement, after bad news;
mind, excitement, ailments from emotional excitement;
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, cowardice;
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, sensitive, oversensitive;
mind, emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition, unhappy, sadness, mental depression;
mind, hysteria;
mind, intellectual faculties, impaired thinking, dull, sluggish;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, fear, of public places;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, fear, of death;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, timidity;
mind, insecure, uncertain, scared, timidity, appearing in public;
mind, quiet, peace (or lack of), wants to be quiet;
Vertigo, spreading from occiput
vertigo, dizziness;
vertigo, dizziness, from head, at back of head (occiput);
vertigo, dizziness, while standing, with staggering;
vertigo, dizziness, with obscuring of vision;
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.
head, 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), like band or hoop;
head, constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing), as if by string;
head, movements of head, falling (see heaviness), unable to hold up head;
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
head, heaviness (see pain, pressing);
head, heaviness (see pain, pressing), profuse urination;
head, pain, headache;
head, pain, headache, affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated), from wine;
head, pain, headache, from emotions, nervous;
head, pain, headache, maddening, pains;
head, pain, headache, from certain movements, on moving head;
head, pain, headache, with other pains, pain in neck;
head, pain, headache, with other pains, pain in nape of neck;
head, pain, headache, urination, profuse;
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, sore bruised, sensitive to pressure;
head, pain, headache, sore bruised, sensitive to pressure, in brain;
head, pain, headache, sore bruised, sensitive to pressure, back of head (occiput);
Scalp sore to touch
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 ( Cycl., 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.
eye, lids, falling of lids;
eye, lids, opening eyes difficult;
eye, lids, hard to keep open;
eye, lids, eyes closed, hard to keep open;
eye, discoloration, redness, lids;
eye, heaviness, lids;
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;
vision, accommodation, movement of eyeball, slow;
vision, blurred;
vision, confused vision;
vision, objects seem distorted, objects seem distant;
vision, dim;
vision, dim, during vertigo, dizziness;
vision, double vision;
vision, foggy;
Hot, heavy, flushed, besotted-looking ( Bapt., Op.) Neuralgia of face
Dusky hue of face, with vertigo and dim vision
Facial muscles contracted, especially around the mouth
Chin quivers
Lower jaw dropped.
face, pain;
face, pain, profuse urination;
face, pain, wandering pain;
Dryness of nasal fossae
Swelling of turbinates
Watery, excoriating discharge
Sneezing, fullness at root of nose
Acute coryza, with dull headache and fever.
mouth, speech, difficult;
mouth, speech, thick;
Tongue numb, thick, coated, yellowish, Tremble, paralyzed.
mouth, numbness, tongue;
mouth, paralysis, tongue;
mouth, speech, difficult, heaviness of tongue;
mouth, tongue, tongue feels thick;
Putrid taste and breath
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., Nux.) Difficult swallowing
Pain from throat to ear.
throat, larynx (voice box), spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing;
throat, inflammation, larynx;
Heart, A feeling as if it were necessary to keep in motion, or else heartS action would cease
Slow pulse ( Dig., Kalm., Apoc)
CAN.) Palpitation, pulse soft, weak, full and flowing
Pulse slow when quiet, but greatly accelerated on motion
Weak, slow pulse of old age.
chest, 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.
respiration, accelerated;
respiration, shrill grating sound;
abdomen, stomach, hiccup, convulsive;
expectoration, hawked up, bloody, water;
expectoration, mucous, bloody;
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.
Pain in neck, especially upper sternocleidomastoid muscles
back, congestion, neck;
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, upward;
back, pain, neck, extending to other parts, top of head (vertex);
back, pain, 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.
back, coldness, travelling up and down the back;
back, inflammation, spinal cord;
back, pain, travels upwards;
back, pain, travels upwards, during labour;
back, pain, in women, during labour;
back, pain, dorsal (shoulder level), shoulder blades, left, under;
back, pain, sacrum (base of spine);
back, pain, aching, lumbar (lower half of back);
back, pain, aching, base of spine;
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.
abdomen, bladder, paralysis;
abdomen, bladder, urination, frequent, with headache;
abdomen, stomach, without thirst;
abdomen, stomach, without thirst, during heat;
rectum, diarrhoea, from emotions, on going into battle;
rectum, diarrhoea, from emotions, from exciting news;
rectum, diarrhoea, from emotions, after a fright;
rectum, dysentery;
Diarrhoea From emotional excitement, fright, bad news ( Phos-ac.) Stool painless or involuntary
Cream-colored (Calc.), Tea-green
Partial paralysis of rectum and sphincter.
Profuse, clear, watery, with chilliness and tremulousness
Partial paralysis of bladder, flow intermittent ( Clematis.) retention.
urine, colourless;
urine, copious;
urine, clear;
urine, clear as water;
Genitals cold and relaxed ( Phos-ac.) Scrotum continually sweating
Sensation as if uterus were squeezed ( Cham., Nux-v., Ustilago.)
genitals, female, rigidity of neck of womb during labour;
Female, Rigid os ( 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.
genitals, female, miscarriage;
genitals, female, miscarriage, from excitement;
genitals, female, pain, labour-like;
genitals, female, pain, labour-like, extending to back and hips;
genitals, female, pain, labour pains, distressing;
genitals, female, pain, labour pains, spasmodic;
genitals, female, pain, labour pains, weak;
Dysmenorrhoea, with scanty flow, menses retarded
Aphonia and sore throat during menses
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.
extremities, limbs, coldness, lower limbs, foot, during headache;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, tired limbs;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, during fever;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, upper limbs;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, lower limbs;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, lower limbs, after exertion;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, lower limbs, while walking;
extremities, limbs, heaviness, leg, exertion;
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;
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.
chill, afternoon;
chill, beginning in particular area, feet;
chill, beginning in particular area, hands;
chill, from emotions, from fright;
chill, after excitement;
chill, dangerously cold;
fever, afternoon;
fever, localised, cerebro-spinal fever;
fever, burning heat;
fever, fever without chill;
fever, fever without chill, late morning;
fever, fever without chill, late morning, 10 a.m.;
fever, continued fever;
fever, intense heat;
fever, long lasting heat;
fever, no perspiration;
fever, remittent, afternoon;
fever, remittent, infantile;
fever, with shivering;
generalities, lethargic, tired;
Cannot get fully to sleep
Delirious on falling asleep
Insomnia from exhaustion, from uncontrollable thinking, tobacco
Sleepless from nervous irritation ( Coffea.)
perspiration, cold, afternoon;
perspiration, other symptoms relieved while perspiring;
generalities, extreme emotion;
generalities, physical exertion;
generalities, heaviness, externally;
generalities, heaviness, internally;
generalities, inflammation, internally;
generalities, lack of irritability;
generalities, numbness, internally;
generalities, pain, sore, bruised, internally;
generalities, paralysis, painless;
generalities, perspiration, after perspiration;
generalities, pulse, frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid;
generalities, pulse, full;
generalities, pulse, imperceptible, almost;
generalities, pulse, slow;
generalities, pulse, weak;
generalities, lack of reaction;
generalities, relaxation of muscles;
generalities, symptoms from masturbation;
generalities, swelling, of affected parts;
generalities, trembling, externally;
generalities, weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
generalities, weakness (see lethargic, weariness), paralytic;
generalities, weariness (see weakness);