Gelsemium sempervirens Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Carolina-jasmine evening trumpet-flower gelsemium woodbine yellow-jessamine

Gelsemium sempervirens is a twining vine in the family Gelsemiaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical America from Guatemala north to the Southeastern United States. It has a number of common names including yellow jessamine or jasmine, Carolina jasmine or jessamine, evening trumpetflower, gelsemium and woodbine.

Gelsemium sempervirens

Medical use

Economic importance of Gelsemium sempervirens

Environmental ornamental
Medicines folklore
Vertebrate poisons mamals

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Geografical distribution

  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Native
    • Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Honduras

Biological activities

Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Scopoletin found in Root
Allelochemic
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Analgesic
Gelsemine found in Root
Scopoletin found in Root
Anesthetic
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Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Root
AntiHIV
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Antiadrenergic
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Antiaflatoxin
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Antiarrhythmic
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Antiasthmatic
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Antibacterial
Scopoletin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antibronchoconstrictor
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Anticancer
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Anticariogenic
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Anticholinergic
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Antidiarrheic
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Antidysenteric
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Antiedemic
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Antifeedant
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Antihepatotoxic
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Tannin found in Root
Antihypertensive
Tannin found in Root
Antiinflammatory
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Antileukotrienogenic
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Antilipolytic
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Antimutagenic
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Tannin found in Root
Antinephritic
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Antiophidic
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Antioxidant
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Antiproliferant
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Antiprostaglandin
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Antiradicular
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Antirenitic
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Antiseptic
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Antispasmodic
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Antitumor-Promoter
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Antitumor
Scopoletin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Antiulcer
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Antiviral
Tannin found in Root
Apoptotic
Scopoletin found in Root
Bronchorelaxant
Scopoletin found in Root
CNS-Depressant
Gelsedine found in Root
Gelsemicine found in Root
Gelsemidine found in Root
Gelsemine found in Root
Gelsevirine found in Root
Scopoletin found in Root
CNS-Stimulant
Gelsemicine found in Root
Gelsemine found in Root
Scopoletin found in Root
Cancer-Preventive
Scopoletin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Root
Cardiodepressant
Gelsemine found in Root
Chelator
Tannin found in Root
Cholagogue
Scopoletin found in Root
Choleretic
Scopoletin found in Root
Convulsant
Gelsemicine found in Root
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Cytotoxic
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Fungicide
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Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Hepatoprotective
Scopoletin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Herbicide
Scopoletin found in Root
Hypoglycemic
Scopoletin found in Root
Hypotensive
Gelsemicine found in Root
Gelsemine found in Root
Scopoletin found in Root
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Root
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
MAO-Inhibitor
Scopoletin found in Root
Tannin found in Root
Musculotropic
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Mydriatic
Gelsemicine found in Root
Gelsemine found in Root
Myorelaxant
Scopoletin found in Root
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root
Pesticide
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Tannin found in Root
Phytoalexin
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Phytohormonal
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Psychotropic
Tannin found in Root
Respiraparalytic
Gelsemicine found in Root
Respirastimulant
Gelsemicine found in Root
Sialogogue
Gelsemicine found in Root
Uterosedative
Scopoletin found in Root
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Root

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Chemicals detected

Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]