Homeopathic remedies

homeopathy introAbout Homeopathicshomeopathic forum Homeopathy Forumhomeopathic remedy finder Remedy Finder App
Homeopathic Remedy Store
Remedies: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Homeopathic Remediesinfo Nux VomicaMindVertigo, DizzinessHeadEyeVisionEarHearingNose
MouthThroatAbdomenRectumStoolUrineGenitalsRespirationCoughExpectorationChestBackExtremities, LimbsSleepChillFeverPerspirationSkinInjuries And AccidentsGeneralitiesNux Vomica AvailabilityBuy Nux Vomica

Nux Vomica - Face symptoms

Poison-nut, Nux, Nux vom, Colubrina

Boiron and HomeodelWHP - Washington HomeopathicHylands and Standard Homeopathic
Available in 3X-200X, 2C-200C, 1M-50M, CM from $6.50
Add to basket
Add to basket
HPUS label indication: Vomiting

Below are the strongest indications of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

BETTER, from a nap, if allowed to finish it; in evening, while at rest, in damp, wet weather (Caust.), strong pressure.
WORSE, morning, mental exertion, after eating, touch, spices, stimulants, narcotics, dry weather, cold.
Nux seeds contain Copper, notice the cramp-causing proclivities of both Complementary: Sulphur; Sepia.
Inimical: Zinc.
Compare: Strychnia
Compare: Kali-carb.; Hydr.; Bry.; Lyc.; Graph.
Antidotes: Coff.; Ignat.; Cocc.
First to thirtieth potency and higher. Nux is said to act best given in the evening.


Bloated (see swelling, congestion)

Bloated (see swelling, congestion); under the eyes


Convulsions, spasms
Convulsions, spasms; jaw muscles

Distortion; mouth
Distortion; with maniacal rage

Expression; anxious
Expression; distressed
Expression; intoxicated
Expression; sickly
Expression; sullen

Heat; after eating
Heat; after lying down
Heat; burning
Heat; cold one side, the other hot
Heat; during chill
Heat; during chilliness
Heat; evening
Heat; evening; after lying down
Heat; hot flashes
Heat; hot flashes; evening
Heat; in bed
Heat; morning
Heat; morning; on rising
Heat; when sneezing
Heat; while walking
Heat; with running nose

Lips; cracked lips
Lips; discoloration; bluish
Lips; discoloration; bluish; during chill
Lips; discoloration; bluish; during convulsions
Lips; discoloration; bluish; whooping cough
Lips; dryness
Lips; out-breaks on lips
Lips; out-breaks on lips; pimples
Lips; peeling
Lips; picking lips
Lips; ulcers
Lips; ulcers; burning

Motions of jaw; clenched jaw
Motions of jaw; dropping of jaw
Motions of jaw; lockjaw

Numbness; affected side
Numbness; cheek

Pain; affected by movement (for better or worse); movement
Pain; after eating
Pain; after excessive caffeine (coffee, energy drinks, pep pills)
Pain; after poisoning by quinine
Pain; afternoon
Pain; below eye
Pain; bones
Pain; burning (see heat); right
Pain; draft
Pain; during chill
Pain; from music
Pain; late morning; 11 a.m.
Pain; late morning; 9 a.m.
Pain; lying down
Pain; mental exertion
Pain; morning
Pain; noise
Pain; on waking
Pain; one-sided
Pain; pressure
Pain; pulling
Pain; pulling; jaws
Pain; pulling; on stooping
Pain; rheumatic
Pain; right
Pain; spring
Pain; standing
Pain; stinging; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat); on swallowing
Pain; stooping
Pain; sudden, sharp; submaxillary gland (gland by neck, under jaw)
Pain; sudden, sharp; submaxillary gland (gland by neck, under jaw); when swallowing
Pain; tearing
Pain; tearing; after excessive caffeine (coffee, energy drinks, pep pills)
Pain; tearing; cheek bones
Pain; tearing; comes on suddenly
Pain; tearing; jaw; lower
Pain; tearing; lying
Pain; tearing; morning
Pain; tearing; movement
Pain; tearing; spring
Pain; touch
Pain; while walking in open air

Paralysis; left
Paralysis; lower jaw

Perspiration; cold
Perspiration; on one side of face
Perspiration; upper lip


Skin; discoloration; bluish
Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
Skin; discoloration; bluish; during chill
Skin; discoloration; bluish; during cough; whooping cough
Skin; discoloration; changing colour
Skin; discoloration; earthy
Skin; discoloration; greenish (see iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration))
Skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration)
Skin; discoloration; pale
Skin; discoloration; pale; during chill
Skin; discoloration; pale; one-sided
Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; discoloration; red; after eating
Skin; discoloration; red; alternating with paleness
Skin; discoloration; red; during chill
Skin; discoloration; red; during fever
Skin; discoloration; red; during headache
Skin; discoloration; red; evening
Skin; discoloration; red; maniacal when angry
Skin; discoloration; red; one-sided
Skin; discoloration; red; one-sided; one pale the other red
Skin; discoloration; red; within definite boundaries
Skin; discoloration; sallow
Skin; discoloration; sickly colour
Skin; discoloration; yellow
Skin; discoloration; yellow; around eyes
Skin; discoloration; yellow; around mouth
Skin; discoloration; yellow; around nose
Skin; discoloration; yellow; during heat
Skin; discoloration; yellow; intermittent
Skin; discoloration; yellow; when angry
Skin; drawn, pulled
Skin; itching (see skin)
Skin; like insects crawling on skin (see skin)
Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne
Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne; forehead
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blotches
Skin; out-breaks on skin; chin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; cold sores, herpes; chin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; lips
Skin; out-breaks on skin; forehead
Skin; out-breaks on skin; itching; chin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; forehead; smarting when washed
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; washing
Skin; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin; lips
Skin; out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); one side
Skin; out-breaks on skin; washing
Skin; tension of skin; around mouth and nose
Skin; tension of skin; below eyes
Skin; tension of skin; by chewing muscles
Skin; ulcers; burning
Skin; ulcers; corners of mouth
Skin; ulcers; eating

Stiffness, muscles
Stiffness, muscles; lower jaw

Sunken; when angry

Swelling; around mouth
Swelling; cheeks
Swelling; glands in general
Swelling; one-sided
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Swelling; red
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)
Swelling; toothache
Swelling; under eyes


Twitching; evening after lying down
Twitching; morning
Buy Nux Vomica

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.