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Nux Vomica - Head symptoms

Poison-nut, Nux, Nux vom, Colubrina


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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.
Relationships
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.
Dose
First to thirtieth potency and higher. Nux is said to act best given in the evening.

HEAD


Intoxicated feeling; worse, morning, mental exertion, tobacco, Alcohol, Coffee, open air

Headache in the sunshine ( Glon.; Nat-carb.) Feels distended and sore within, after a debauch.

Vertigo, with momentary loss of consciousness

Congestive headache, associated with hemorrhoids

Frontal headache, with desire to press the head against something

Brain; brain feels loose
Brain; brain feels loose; sensation of brain falling forward
Brain; brain feels loose; while walking
Brain; inflammation of brain
Brain; insufficient oxygen to brain

Cerebral haemorrhage

Coldness
Coldness; back of head (occiput); as if frozen
Coldness; icy

Congestion (see pulsation)
Congestion (see pulsation); during constipation
Congestion (see pulsation); during period
Congestion (see pulsation); during stool
Congestion (see pulsation); evening
Congestion (see pulsation); from mental exertion
Congestion (see pulsation); from movement
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Congestion (see pulsation); on coughing
Congestion (see pulsation); on shaking the head
Congestion (see pulsation); when angry
Congestion (see pulsation); with a nose bleed

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); forehead
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); night
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); on waking

Empty, hollow sensation

Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation

Hair; bristling
Hair; painful when touched

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); during period
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); forehead
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); forehead; like the weight sank down in forehead
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); morning
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); on movement of eyes
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); on stooping
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); pressed; like a weight on brain

Hot
Hot; after wine
Hot; during chill
Hot; during dinner
Hot; evening
Hot; forehead
Hot; in bed
Hot; morning
Hot; pressure
Hot; pressure; of hands
Hot; with coldness of body

Movements in head
Movements in head; from movement
Movements in head; on stooping
Movements in head; quivering sensation; while running and walking
Movements in head; rising sensation
Movements in head; rising sensation; while walking rapidly
Movements in head; shaking sensation
Movements in head; shaking sensation; on movement of head
Movements in head; shaking sensation; warm room
Movements in head; shaking sensation; when stepping heavily
Movements in head; shaking sensation; while walking
Movements in head; shaking sensation; while walking; in open air
Movements in head; shaking sensation; wrapping up warmly
Movements in head; swashing sensation
Movements in head; swashing sensation; while walking
Movements in head; swimming, as from alcohol (see confusion of mind)
Movements in head; while walking

Movements of head; as if pushed forward
Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); forward; on stooping
Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); unable to hold up head
Movements of head; jerking of the head; backwards
Movements of head; unable to raise the head
Movements of head; unable to raise the head; while lying on back

Pain, headache
Pain, headache; aching deep in brain
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after breakfast
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after dinner
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from coffee
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from spirits
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); while eating
Pain, headache; after sleep
Pain, headache; after vomiting
Pain, headache; afternoon
Pain, headache; as from blows to the head
Pain, headache; as if crushed shattered, beaten to pieces
Pain, headache; as if torn
Pain, headache; as if torn; forehead
Pain, headache; as if torn; sides
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); after sleep
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); certain movements
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); during fever
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); during period
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; down back of neck
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning; in bed
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning; on rising
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); pressure
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); while lying down
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); while standing
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); wrapping up warm
Pain, headache; bones
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; after drinking coffee
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; after eating
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; coughing
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; evening
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; light
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; mental exertion
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; morning
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing; noise
Pain, headache; burning
Pain, headache; burning; forehead
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; after eating
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; morning
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; burning; forehead; on waking
Pain, headache; burning; morning
Pain, headache; bursting; after eating
Pain, headache; bursting; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; bursting; forehead
Pain, headache; bursting; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; bursting; on coughing
Pain, headache; bursting; on waking
Pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex); as if forced apart
Pain, headache; certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); from lying
Pain, headache; cold weather
Pain, headache; cold weather; damp
Pain, headache; cold weather; dry
Pain, headache; cramping
Pain, headache; dull pain
Pain, headache; evening
Pain, headache; evening; in bed
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; ears
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; nose
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); closing eyes
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from light in general
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from looking fixedly at anything
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on closing eyes
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on moving eyelids
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on moving eyes
Pain, headache; forehead and top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; from any jar (see sensitive, coughing, laughing, stepping, riding)
Pain, headache; from catching cold
Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping
Pain, headache; from certain movements; movement in general
Pain, headache; from certain movements; on moving head
Pain, headache; from certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); from lying
Pain, headache; from certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); from stooping
Pain, headache; from certain movements; shaking head
Pain, headache; from certain odours; from strong odours
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); becoming cold
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); cold head
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); from cold air
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); from cold air; from draft of cold air
Pain, headache; from combing or binding hair; from binding hair
Pain, headache; from emotions
Pain, headache; from emotions; after a fright
Pain, headache; from emotions; after depressing or sad news
Pain, headache; from emotions; after depressing or sad news
Pain, headache; from emotions; after stress (see anger)
Pain, headache; from emotions; from anger
Pain, headache; from emotions; nervous
Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion
Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion; from eager attention
Pain, headache; from exertion; physical exertion; from lifting
Pain, headache; from exertion; physical exertion; from running
Pain, headache; from exposure to wind
Pain, headache; from exposure to wind; cold wind
Pain, headache; from hangover
Pain, headache; from loss of sleep; from staying up late
Pain, headache; from loss of sleep; from working at night
Pain, headache; from noises
Pain, headache; from noises; footsteps
Pain, headache; from noises; from music
Pain, headache; from open air
Pain, headache; from poisoning; drugs
Pain, headache; from poisoning; narcotics
Pain, headache; from sex; after excessive pollutions
Pain, headache; from sex; after masturbation
Pain, headache; from sex; after sexual excesses
Pain, headache; from sex; from dehydration
Pain, headache; from smoking tobacco
Pain, headache; from stooping
Pain, headache; from suppressed perspiration
Pain, headache; from warmth; from exposure to sun
Pain, headache; from warmth; when heated by a fire or heater
Pain, headache; from windy, stormy weather
Pain, headache; hysterical headache
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; above left
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; during movement
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; from light
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; morning
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; walking in open air
Pain, headache; in forehead; above root of nose
Pain, headache; in forehead; during period
Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; nose
Pain, headache; in forehead; extending to other parts; root of nose
Pain, headache; in forehead; foot-steps
Pain, headache; in forehead; from stooping
Pain, headache; in forehead; in cold air
Pain, headache; in forehead; in cold wind
Pain, headache; in forehead; lying down; lying on back
Pain, headache; in forehead; lying down; lying on back
Pain, headache; in forehead; mental exertion
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; in forehead; near a fire
Pain, headache; in forehead; on movement
Pain, headache; in forehead; open air
Pain, headache; in forehead; periodic
Pain, headache; in forehead; pressure
Pain, headache; in women; before period
Pain, headache; in women; during period
Pain, headache; jerking
Pain, headache; lying down
Pain, headache; lying down; lying on painless side
Pain, headache; lying down; lying on painless side
Pain, headache; lying down; on left side
Pain, headache; lying down; on left side
Pain, headache; lying down; on painful side
Pain, headache; lying down; on painful side
Pain, headache; lying down; on right side
Pain, headache; lying down; on right side
Pain, headache; lying down; while lying on back
Pain, headache; lying down; while lying on back
Pain, headache; morning
Pain, headache; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; morning; in bed; with nausea
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; morning; on waking; on first opening the eyes
Pain, headache; must lie down
Pain, headache; night
Pain, headache; on coughing
Pain, headache; pecking
Pain, headache; perspiration
Pain, headache; piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail
Pain, headache; piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail; during period
Pain, headache; piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail; sides
Pain, headache; piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pinching
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); apart
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as from weight
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if everything would fall out of forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); at sides
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); during period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to neck
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); forward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); like weight or stone
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); pressing apart
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); pressure
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); before period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); during period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; cold air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; during period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; during stool
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; left
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; right
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; forced to close the eyes
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; inward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; lying down; on back
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes; forced to closed the eyes
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes; left
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward; as though brain would come out
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); from mental exertion
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); in open air
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); in spots
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); night
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressing downward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressure
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; on waking
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; pulsating
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); after mental exertion
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); apart
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); as from hard body
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); during period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); inward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while lying down
Pain, headache; pressure
Pain, headache; pressure; constricting head
Pain, headache; pulling
Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pulling; extending to other parts; different places
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead; extending to other parts; nose
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead; morning
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; pulling; sides
Pain, headache; pulling; temples
Pain, headache; pulling; tightening
Pain, headache; pulling; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pulsating
Pain, headache; recurring headache
Pain, headache; recurring headache; every day
Pain, headache; recurring headache; every other day
Pain, headache; rheumatic
Pain, headache; sensation as if hair were pulled; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.)
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); pulsating
Pain, headache; sides; after eating
Pain, headache; sides; afternoon
Pain, headache; sides; during period
Pain, headache; sides; evening
Pain, headache; sides; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; sides; on movement
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; sides; one side; alternating from one to the other
Pain, headache; sides; one side; from excessive coffee
Pain, headache; sides; warm applications
Pain, headache; sides; while lying down; in side lain on
Pain, headache; sides; while lying down; lying on the painless side
Pain, headache; sides; while lying down; lying on the painless side
Pain, headache; sitting
Pain, headache; sneezing
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; back of head (occiput); on movement
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; during period
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; in brain
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; jarring
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; morning
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; on movement
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; sides
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; sides; lying on painless side
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; while walking
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; during the heat
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; sides of forehead; right
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; jerking
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; side of head
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; side of head; morning
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; temples; shaking head
Pain, headache; stunning
Pain, headache; stunning; after eating
Pain, headache; stunning; from sunshine
Pain, headache; stunning; morning
Pain, headache; tearing, rending
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; after eating
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; nape of neck
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; ear
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; extending to other parts; nose
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; forehead; side of forehead; right
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; morning
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; pulling
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; sides of head
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; temples and back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; temples
Pain, headache; temples; evening
Pain, headache; temples; mental exertion
Pain, headache; temples; right
Pain, headache; temples; straining at stool
Pain, headache; temples; while lying
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); during period
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); in spots
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); mental exertion
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); on sneezing
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); pulsating
Pain, headache; ulcerative
Pain, headache; ulcerative; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; ulcerative; forehead
Pain, headache; ulcerative; forehead; periodical, with constipation
Pain, headache; walking; after walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; at every step
Pain, headache; walking; on walking up steps or hill
Pain, headache; walking; stepping heavily
Pain, headache; walking; while walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; while walking quickly
Pain, headache; walking; while
Pain, headache; warmth
Pain, headache; warmth; warm room
Pain, headache; when hungry; before dinner
Pain, headache; when hungry; before eating
Pain, headache; when hungry; from fasting
Pain, headache; when reading
Pain, headache; when yawning
Pain, headache; while constipated
Pain, headache; while leaning against something
Pain, headache; while lying down
Pain, headache; while lying down; lies with head low
Pain, headache; while lying down; on either side
Pain, headache; while lying down; on left side
Pain, headache; while lying down; on painful side
Pain, headache; while lying down; on right side
Pain, headache; while lying down; while lying on back
Pain, headache; while talking
Pain, headache; while teething
Pain, headache; while vomiting
Pain, headache; with catarrh
Pain, headache; with fading consciousness
Pain, headache; with high or low temperature; headache during the chill
Pain, headache; with high or low temperature; headache during the heat
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose; from having a running or blocked nose suppressed
Pain, headache; with stomach complaints
Pain, headache; worm complaints
Pain, headache; wrapping up head

Pulled; backward
Pulled; backward; in convulsions
Pulled; sideways

Pulsating
Pulsating; morning
Pulsating; on stooping
Pulsating; top of head (vertex)
Pulsating; top of head (vertex); from fixing attention
Pulsating; top of head (vertex); mental exertion
Pulsating; while walking
Pulsating; while walking; while walking quickly

Sensation of head bubbling
Sensation of head bubbling; while walking

Sensation of numbness

Sensitive; head sensitive to cold air
Sensitive; sensitive to draft of air

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail)
Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); forehead; as with an axe
Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); morning; in bed
Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); morning; on rising

Skin and scalp; itching
Skin and scalp; like insects crawling on skin
Skin and scalp; like insects crawling on skin; forehead
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples
Skin and scalp; perspiration; back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; as from anxiety
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; morning
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; morning; 6 a.m.
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; while eating
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; while walking in open air
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; clammy
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; cold
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; except the head
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; morning
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; offensive smelling; on one-half of scalp
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; one-sided
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; while eating

Splashing

Swollen, and feeling swollen
Swollen, and feeling swollen; forehead

Twitching of muscles
Twitching of muscles; morning

Uncovering head

Headache in occiput or over eyes, with Vertigo; brain feels turning in a circle

Oversensitiveness

Pressing pain on vertex, as if a nail driven in

Scalp sensitive

Vertigo in morning and after dinner
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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.

Sources
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.