yellow jessamine

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Related to Carolina jessamine: confederate jasmine, coral honeysuckle


Herbal medicine
A poisonous evergreen vine; it is not used by herbologists.
A remedy that has been used to treat the nervous system and mucosal membranes, as well as cardiac arrhythmias, earaches, fever-associated myalgias, headaches that are worse with bright lights, insomnia, menstrual dysfunctions, phobias, shock, sore throat and trembling.

yellow jessamine (yeˑ·lō jeˑ·s·mēn),

n Latin names:
Gelsemium sempervirens, Gelsemium nitidum; part used: roots; uses: pain reduction, cramps or spasms, induction of perspiration, febrifuge, induction of sleep, pupil dilation, relaxation, vasodilator, neuralgia, migraine, sciatica, toothache, severe pain, meningitis; precautions: heart disease, hypotension, myasthenia gravis; can cause respiratory depression, giddiness, and double vision. Also called
carolina jasmine, carolina jessamine, evening trumpet-flower, gelsemium,
yellow jasmine, sariyasemin, wild woodbine, and
false jasmine.

yellow jessamine

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Spring bloomers: Carolina jessamine (Sunset climate zones 8 through 24), Lady Banks' rose (4 through 24), star jasmine (8 through 24).
Australian pea (Hardenbergia violacea) has violet-blue pea flowers and Carolina jessamine or jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens) has yellow trumpet flowers.
First she tried trellis panels trained with Carolina jessamine and trumpet vines.
For a hardier alternative, plant Carolina jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens).
Good choices for fairly small spaces include many clematis, hardenbergia, gold flame honeysuckle (Lonicera heckrottii), star jasmine, Carolina jessamine, Mandevilla "Alice du Pont', and annualls such as canary vine, morning glory, and--in cool-summer climates-- climbing nasturtiums.
Best choices are plants that are easy to keep thin: bamboo, nandina, podocarpus, sasanqua camellias; or thin-stemmed, fine-textured vines like clematis, creeping fig, English ivy, star jasmine, or Carolina jessamine.

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