Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Causticum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
In the ala nasi, a drawing, starting from the external right canthus.
Cutting tearing through the right ala nasi.
Tickling in the left nostril, going off on external pressure.
Itching in the nose.
Itching in the nostrils.
Severe itching on the nose.
Itching on the tip of the nose and the ala nasi.
The septum of the nose is painful to the touch.
Soreness in the interior of the nose.
Swelling of the nose, frequently in the morning, going off in the evening.
Pimples on the tip of the nose.
Pimples on the root of the nose.
Falling out of the hairs about his nostrils, of which he had many.
In blowing his nose in the morning a bloody substance is expelled for several mornings successively (aft. 24 h.).
Severe epistaxis (aft. 7, 9 d.).
Violent bleeding from the left nostril (aft. 8 h.).
The sense of smell is lacking, the nose being wholly stopped up.
Itching in the nose, as if a cold was coming.
Burning in the nostrils, as from an incipient cold.
Pain as from soreness on the lower part of the nose, as in violent coryza.
Frequent sneezing in the morning.
Frequent sneezing in the morning, after rising.
Frequent sneezing (at once).
Stoppage of the nose.
Stuffed coryza, with severe stoppage of the nose; inspiration through the nose and mouth is impeded.
Coryza with stoppage of the nose and sneezing (2d d.).
Short coryza, with sneezing (almost at once).
Discharge of fetid mucus from the nose and sneezing.
Profuse fluent coryza and eyes agglutinated in the morning (aft. 17 d.).
Profuse fluent coryza, for two weeks, with painful nocturnal cough and seven days' headache.
Coryza and hoarseness, so that she could not speak aloud (aft. 14 d.).
Severe stuffed and fluent coryza with roughness of the throat, and excoriation in the chest from violent coughing (aft. 32 d.).
Severe coryza and cough, with pain in the chest, drawing in the limbs, frequent awaking at night and chill.≡ more ...