Gelsemium sempervirens

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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.
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* Gelsemium Sempervirens: As if tight band around head.