yellow jessamine

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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