Commonly known as Yellow Jasmine, gelsemium is a deep acting remedy that is indicated in people who are quite, like to stay alone, and dull. This remedy acts on especially the nervous and muscular systems of the body and helps in resolving following symptoms. Complaints that start after side effects of fear, bad news, exciting news, sudden emotions, sun, summer heat. Patient is always thirstless with all complaints, even during fever.
Dullness, languor, listless.
Apathy regarding his illness
Bad effects from fright, fear and from exciting news
Dizziness that spreads from base of the head
Head feels heavy along with sensation of tightness around the head
Pain in the sides of head traveling towards ears, nose, and chin
Headache is relieved by keeping head raised on pillow
Headache relieved by passing large quantities of urine
Headache with double vision or loss of vision temporarily begins with blindness.
Sensation as if there is lump in throat
Difficulty in swallowing of warm foods causes pain in ear
Patient gets the feeling that he has to keep moving or else his heart will stop beating
Motor paralysis. muscles refuse to obey. (stroke)
Great weakness and trembling of the whole body.
Diarrhea from anxiety before a meeting, exam or appointment
Pain from throat to ear
Fever with sensation of chill running up and down the spine
Wants to be held, because he shakes so
Chill, without thirst, along spine; wave-like, extending upward from sacrum to occiput
Dose- As prescribed by the physician. Can be taken along with other allopathic medicines.
Side effects: None
Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homeopathic medicine.
Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee, hing.
Use under medical supervision.