Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Gardenia(Cape Jasmine, Zhi Zi)
Botanical Name   Gardenia jasminoides
System Affected   fever, blood, sprains, insomnia
Properties   fever high blood pressure, hepatitis insomnia sprains, swellings, bruises
Description   flowering evergreen shrub
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    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
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Notes   also called: wild woodbine, yellow jasmine
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Dosage   1/2-2 grains

    Jasmine
Botanical Name   Jasminum sambac
System Affected   suppressed milk flow
Properties   crushed flowers applied to breasts: suppress milk flow External use (as oil rubbed on): sexual stimulant
Description   flower
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    Jessamine, Night
Botanical Name   Cestrum nocturnum
System Affected   sweet scent
Properties   has a perfumed scent at night
Description   shrub, creamy-white flowers
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Notes   also called: Night-Scented Jasmine, Queen of thre Night
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