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Nitricum Acidum - Mouth symptoms - Hahnemann

Nitric Acid, Nit-ac, Nit ac, Acidum nitricum, Acid Nit, Nit-ac.

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HPUS indication of Nitricum Acidum: Dry cough

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nitric Acid in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Pain in the jawbone, as from Merc Viv mercury.

Cramp-like pain in the right jaw.

The interior parts of the mouth, on awaking in the morning, feel stiff and swollen.

Sensation in the mouth, as if everything in it had gone to sleep (29th d.).

Contractive pain in the mouth.

Ulcerated spot on the inner side of the cheek, with stinging pain as from a splinter.

Spreading ulcer on the side of the uvula.


Dry and scrapy in the mouth in the morning, as after much smoking of tobacco.

Acidity in the mouth, burning intensely in the throat.

Acidity in the mouth, after a meal.

Bitterness in the throat.

Bitterness in the mouth.


The lips are swollen and itch.

Swelling of the upper lips and of the upper gums (aft. 10 d.).

Swelling of the lower lip (2d, 9th d.).

Cutting pain in the upper lip.

Stitching as from splinters, in the upper lip, when it is touched.

Much itching on the upper lip.

Some pimples on the lip with eroding itching.

Itching eruption on the upper lip.

Ulcerative eruptive pimples on the lower lip (aft. 9 d.).

Ulcerated commissures of the lips, with crusts.

Dryness in the mouth, without thirst, with swollen, hot lips.

Gums and teeth

Toothache of the upper row, which does not however impede chewing; with swelling of the cheeks and turgidity therein.

The pains in the teeth are aggravated as soon as she rests her head on the pillow.

Contractive twitching and clucking in a hollow tooth.

Twitching toothache, chiefly in hollow teeth, and in the evening (1st d.).

Drawing in the teeth.

Drawing pain in the teeth, extending to the larynx.

Drawing and muttering in the teeth and the jaws at night.

Sharp drawing in the right row of teeth and in the head.

Tearing in the teeth (15th d.).

Shooting toothache with swelling of the cheeks, for two days (aft. 3d.).

Severe stitches in the upper molars, downward toward the crowns (aft. 3d h.).

Constant shooting pain in the teeth (aft. 24 h.).

A stitch darts into the tooth, when anything cold or warm gets into the mouth.

Shooting and burning in the teeth, at night.

Boring pains in the teeth, when anything cold or warm touches them.

Tormenting, throbbing toothache, worst in the evening in bed, preventing him for several hours from going to sleep, now in one tooth, now in all the teeth (aft. 12 d.).

Sensation of coldness in the teeth.

Looseness and pain of the teeth in chewing.

A lower molar pains while chewing.

The anterior upper teeth and a lower hollow molar pain as if loose and dull, as if they were bent forward and waggled; it ceases in the evening after eating warm things.

The sensation of softness in the teeth ceases when eating.

Sensation as if the teeth were soft and spongy; he dares not bite upon them, for fear, that they might fall out; at the least sucking, blood flows from the gums, and he feels a pleasant sensation in the whole mouth (11th d.).

The teeth feel warm and elongated.

The teeth, which before were quite white, become yellow.

In the gums of the upper teeth, cutting pain.

Pressive pain in the gums, and as if sore.

Itching on the gums.

White swollen gums.

Swelling of the upper gums, even in the sockets (aft. 8 d.).

Swelling of the gums and such looseness of the teeth, that she could have taken them out (aft. 5 d.).

The inner skin of the cheeks easily gets between the teeth, so that, in chewing, he bites into it (10th d.).

Flow of saliva, without any trouble with the gums.


Dryness of the mouth.

Great dryness in the mouth, with great thirst.

Dryness in the mouth, in the morning.

Her mouth is always full of water, and she has to spit much (aft. sever. h.).

He spits out much viscid saliva.

Much flow of saliva (13th d.).

Bloody saliva is spit out in the morning (aft. 48 h.).

The saliva is colored with blood, especially after mental work.

Very tough mucus in the mouth.

Sweetish saliva in the mouth.


Vesicle on the tongue and on its edge, with burning pain when touched.

Little vesicles on the glands under the tongue, they are painful.

Small painful pimples on the side of the tongue.

The tongue is very sensitive, even mild arteries of food cause a sharp smarting.

In chewing, he bites his tongue.

Sore pain of the red part of the tongue.

Coated tongue.

Thickly coated tongue (with febrile movements).

Thickly coated dry tongue, in the morning.

White, dry tongue (aft. 24 h.).


Putrid smell from the mouth.

Cadaverous smell from the mouth.

Sour taste in the mouth (aft. sever. h.).

Sour taste in the mouth, in the evening.

Sour taste in the mouth, in the morning.

Bitter taste in the mouth, in the afternoon.

Very bitter taste in the mouth, the whole forenoon.

Bitter taste, and the tongue coated whitish yellow (aft. 24 h.).

Sweetish taste in the mouth, in the morning (aft. 13 d.).

Pure water tastes salty, when rinsing the mouth.


Ulceration in the mouth and fauces.

Flow of saliva, and ulcers on the fauces.


Soreness of the tongue, the palate, the inner side of the gums, with shooting pain, and ulceration of the commissure of the lips (for 5 days) (aft. 28 d.).

Very dry tongue, so that is cleaves to the palate, in the morning on awaking.

Dryness on the upper part of the palate.


Pustules on the chin (aft. 48 h.).

Several pimples on the chin, with red, indurated circumference; at first they are painful when touched; this ceases as soon as pus appears in their apices; they leave behind them for two days, an induration with a red circumference (aft. 33 d.) .

A large boil on the side of the chin.

Twitching in the right lower jaw, extending from the ears forward.

The swollen submaxillary glands are painful, when moving and touching the neck.


A continual stitch in the region of the articulation of the jaw.

Great pain, weakness and lack of strength in the whole of the lower jaw, in the evening.

Cracking in the articulation of the jaws, when chewing and eating.

The submaxillary glands are painful.

A gland below the jaw on the right side pains for a long time.

Sensation of swelling of the submaxillary glands.

Swelling of the submaxillary glands.

Dull pressure in the submaxillary glands and on the neck.

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