noun, plural gel·se·mi·ums, gel·se·mi·a [jel-see-mee-uh] /dʒɛlˈsi mi ə/.
Origin of gelsemium
Examples from the Web for gelsemium
The British Pharmacopoeia contains a tincture of gelsemium, the dose of which is from five to fifteen minims.
Feverish and irritable conditions yield frequently to aperients, or to gelsemium and quinine.
Gelsemium is sometimes a very satisfactory remedy—especially in the febrile attacks to which children are liable.
Gelsemium is a very powerful agent for depressing the pulse and the functional activity of the spinal cord.