Gelsemium Chemical formula
Synonyms: Gelsemium Root; Jessamine; Yellow Jasmine Root.
Cyrillic synonym: Корень Желтого Жасмина.

💊 Chemical information

CAS — 509-15-9 (gelsemine).

💊 Profile

Gelsemium consists of the dried rhizome and roots of Gelsemium sempervirens (Loganiaceae). It contains toxic indole alkaloids including gelsemine (C20H22N2O2= 322.4). It depresses the CNS and has been used mainly in neuralgic conditions, particularly trigeminal neuralgia and migraine.


Gelsemium has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Gelsemium sempervirens; Gels.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Fr.: Coquelusedal; Coquelusedal Paracetamol.
Published May 08, 2019.