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Nux Vomica - Throat 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.
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.


Rough, scraped feeling
Stitches into ear.
Pharynx constricted
Sensation of Roughness, tightness, and tension

Catarrh; morning
Catarrh; upper throat

Choking, constricting
Choking, constricting; airways in general
Choking, constricting; larynx
Choking, constricting; larynx; evening
Choking, constricting; larynx; sleep; during sleep
Choking, constricting; on going to sleep
Choking, constricting; when clearing the throat (see retching)

Discoloration; purple
Discoloration; redness

Dryness; larynx
Dryness; larynx; during heat
Dryness; larynx; morning

Elongated uvula (lobe at back of mouth)

External throat; contracted neck muscles
External throat; contracted neck muscles; pulled to left
External throat; pain; sides; pulling
External throat; pain; sides; pulling; on movement
External throat; pain; sides; pulling; right
External throat; perspiration
External throat; stiffness of sides
External throat; uncovering throat

Feels hot

Hawks often

Inflammation; burning, beneath skin
Inflammation; larynx
Inflammation; trachea (wind pipe)
Inflammation; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)

Irritation; from cold air
Irritation; in air passages
Irritation; larynx
Irritation; larynx; cold air
Irritation; trachea (wind pipe)

Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing
Larynx (voice box); scratching

Mucus; clinging
Mucus; in the air passages
Mucus; larynx
Mucus; larynx; ejected with difficulty
Mucus; larynx; morning
Mucus; morning
Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)
Mucus; white
Mucus; yellow

Narrow sensation

Pain; burning
Pain; burning; gullet
Pain; burning; night
Pain; extending to ear
Pain; extending to ear; on swallowing
Pain; in cold air
Pain; larynx
Pain; larynx; during heat
Pain; larynx; evening
Pain; larynx; morning
Pain; on coughing
Pain; pressing
Pain; pressing; extending to stomach
Pain; pressing; gullet
Pain; pressing; on swallowing
Pain; pressing; tonsils
Pain; rawness
Pain; rawness; cold air, pulls throat
Pain; rawness; larynx
Pain; rawness; larynx; cold air
Pain; rawness; larynx; from coughing
Pain; rawness; trachea (wind pipe, see chest)
Pain; rawness; trachea (wind pipe, see chest); when coughing
Pain; rawness; when swallowing
Pain; sore
Pain; sore; air passages
Pain; sore; lump
Pain; sore; trachea (wind pipe)
Pain; sore; trachea (wind pipe); on coughing
Pain; sudden, sharp
Pain; sudden, sharp; extending to ear
Pain; sudden, sharp; extending to ear; when swallowing
Pain; sudden, sharp; on climbing steps
Pain; sudden, sharp; on coughing
Pain; swallowing; after
Pain; swallowing; food
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing
Pain; swallowing; swallowing empty
Pain; trachea (wind pipe); on coughing
Pain; warmth; warm drinks
Pain; when not swallowing

Roughness; larynx
Roughness; larynx; from coughing



Sensation of something in throat; crawling; during period
Sensation of something in throat; crawling; evening
Sensation of something in throat; lump
Sensation of something in throat; lump; during sleep
Sensation of something in throat; lump; on swallowing empty
Sensation of something in throat; lump; on swallowing
Sensation of something in throat; lump; rising sensation

Sensitive; larynx; to cold air

Spasms, convulsions etc.
Spasms, convulsions etc.; closing gullet
Spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet
Spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet; night
Spasms, convulsions etc.; suffocating sensation

Swallowing; difficult
Swallowing; difficult; liquids
Swallowing; difficult; solids
Swallowing; impeded
Swallowing; impossible
Swallowing; impossible; from paralysis

Swelling; swollen sensation, no swelling visible
Swelling; tonsils
Swelling; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)


Tickling in the air passages
Tickling in the air passages; in trachea (wind pipe)
Tickling in the air passages; larynx


Voice; deep
Voice; hissing
Voice; hoarseness
Voice; hoarseness; evening; in bed
Voice; hoarseness; morning
Voice; hoarseness; periodical
Voice; hoarseness; rising from bed
Voice; lost
Voice; rough
Voice; weak
Voice; whining

tickling after waking in morning

Uvula swollen
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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.

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.