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  • Reaction to a challenging situation can differ. Gelsemium type essentially freezes when startled, before exams, before an impending trip, before surgery, etc.


(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Sneezing, cough, mucous discharges, fever
  • Muscle aches

Emotional complaints:

  • Mental confusion, prostration at exam time especially (fears paralyze them)