< /dʒɛlˈsi mi ə/.
- the dried rhizome and root of yellow jasmine, formerly used as a sedative in the form of a powder, tincture, or fluid extract.
noun plural -miums or -mia (-mɪə)
- any climbing shrub of the loganiaceous genus Gelsemium, of SE Asia and North America, esp the yellow jasmine, having fragrant yellow flowers
- the powdered root of the yellow jasmine, formerly used as a sedative