Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Gelsemium (Yellow Jasmine)
Botanical Name   Gelsemium nitidum, Gelsemium sempervirens
System Affected   nerves, sedative, bowels
Properties   sedative (for insomnia, etc), nerve relaxant (arterial blood vessel nerves particularily) Increasing persperation, reduces fever Pain of toothache & neuralgia (severe pains along course of a nerve) Inflamation of bowels (diarrhea, dysentery)
Description   root of herb
Origin    
Notes   also called: wild woodbine, yellow jasmine
Toxicity    
Dosage   1/2-2 grains

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