Nux Moschata

Nutmeg, Nux Mosch
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HPUS indication of Nux Moschata: Dry mouth
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Nux Moschata may help, unprocessed Nux Moschata may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Moschata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Nux Moschata

General

Marked tendency to Fainting fits, with heart failure. Cold extremities, Extreme dryness of mucous membranes and skin. Strange feeling, with irresistible Drowsiness. Indicanuria. General inclination to become unconscious during acute attacks. Lypothymia ( Ignatia Ignatia.) Staggers on trying to walk.

Dose

First to sixth potency.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Nux Moschata

Worse

WORSE, cold moist wind, cold food, cold washing, lying on painful side, motion, jar.

Better

BETTER, warmth, dry weather.

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  MIND - Nux Moschata

Mind

Changeable; laughing and crying

Confused, impaired memory

Bewildered sense, as in a dream

Thinks she has two heads.

As if in a dream

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; changeable, variable mood

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); alternating with laughter

Hysteria

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)

impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

impaired thinking; confusion

while walking; in open air

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

impaired thinking; imbecility

impaired thinking; mistakes; localities, places

impaired thinking; mistakes; using wrong words

impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts

Insanity; mania, madness; from drinking (delirium tremors)

Memory; weakness of memory

Perception; numbness

does not recognise well known streets

senses; dull

Preoccupied

absorbed, buried in thought

Talking, conversation; speech; wandering

Unconsciousness

as in a dream

with suppression of period

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Nux Moschata

Vertigo

Vertigo when walking in open air; aches from eating a little too much

Perception of objects distorted; seem to turn in a circle; room whirls

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  HEAD - Nux Moschata

Feeling of expansion, With sleepiness

Pulsating in head

Cracking sensation in head

Sensitive to slightest touch in a draft of air

Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation

Headache

Bursting headache; Better hard pressure.

Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after over eating

from cold (including cold parts); from cold air

cold weather; damp

back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; down back of neck

temples

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; spots

tearing, rending; back of head (occiput)

extending to other parts; nape of neck

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  EYES - Nux Moschata

Eyes

Objects look larger, very distant, or vanish

Motes before eyes

Mydriasis.

Lids; unable to open eyes

eyes closed; unable to open eyes

Dryness

Vision

Objects seem distorted; objects seem large

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  FACE - Nux Moschata

Face

Lips; dryness

Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes

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  NOSE - Nux Moschata

Nose

Oversensitive to smell; nosebleed, dark blood; dry, stopped up.

Dryness; inside

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  MOUTH - Nux Moschata

Mouth

Very dry

Gums and teeth

Saliva like cotton ( Berberis Vulgaris Berb.) Toothache in pregnancy

Teeth; pain; heat; external warmth

Saliva

DRYNESS of throat.

Dryness

during period

sensation of dryness

with no thirst

Saliva; mucus, slime

Tongue

Tongue adheres to roof of mouth; but no desire for water

Tongue numb, paralyzed

Discoloration; tongue; yellow

Dryness; tongue

tongue; evening

tongue; night

tongue; sensation of dryness

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); tongue

Numbness; tongue

Saliva; sticky, thick and sticky; tongue

Palate

Dryness; palate (roof of mouth)

Tongue; tongue sticks to palate (roof of mouth, see dryness)

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  THROAT - Nux Moschata

Throat

Catarrh

Dryness

on waking

Voice; hoarseness; walking against the wind

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  CHEST - Nux Moschata

Chest

Heart; Trembling, fluttering

Sensation as if something grasped heart

Palpitation; pulse intermits.

Movements in and of chest; fluttering

trembling; heart (see fluttering)

Oppressed feeling

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp

Perspiration; arm pit; red

Respiration

Loss of voice from walking against the wind ( Hep Sulph Calc Hep.) Cough when getting warm in bed.

Accelerated; during headache

Anxious; during headache

Asthma attack; hysterical

Difficult (dyspnea)

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  SKIN - Nux Moschata

Skin

Coldness

Dry

inability to perspire (see inactivity)

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  BACK AND NECK - Nux Moschata

Back

Pain

when travelling

lumbar (lower half of back)

during period

sacrum (base of spine)

during movement

travelling

aching; after travelling

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  ABDOMEN - Nux Moschata

Abdomen

Stomach; Excessively bloated

flatulent dyspepsia

Retrocession of gout to stomach.

Paralytic weakness of intestines

Enormously distended

Stool is soft, and yet is Unable to expel it, even with long straining ( Alumina Alum.) Faintness during or after stool

Protruding piles.

Pain; warmth

Tension; during period

Stomach; fullness; during pregnancy

without thirst

Eating

Hiccough, and craving for highly-seasoned food

Vomiting

Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

Stomach; vomiting; in women; during pregnancy

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Nux Moschata

Rectum

Constipation; difficult stool; soft stool

inactivity of rectum

Diarrhoea; night

after cold drinks; in summer

after catching cold

hot weather

Stool

Odour; offensive

White

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  GENITALS ETC - Nux Moschata

Womb

Female; Uterine hemorrhage

Genitals

Leucorrhoea muddy and bloody

Female; miscarriage

Menses

Menses too long, dark, thick

Suppression, with persistent fainting attacks and sleepiness ( Kali Carb Kali-c.) Variableness of menstruation, irregularity of time and quantity.

Female; period; copious

period; frequent

period; irregular

period; late

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Nux Moschata

Extremities, limbs

Pain in right hip to knee; worse, motion, especially going upstairs

Rheumatism from getting feet wet, from exposure to drafts

Rheumatism relieved by dry, warm clothes

Fatigue on slight exertion.

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

upper limbs; hands; icy

Heat; hand

Heaviness; knee

knee; rest

leg

Numbness (see tingling)

Pain; in parts lain on

pulling; during period

Weakness; lower limbs; while standing

leg

while walking

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Nux Moschata

Fever and chill

Chill begins in left hand ( Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo.) Chilliness and heat without thirst; Want of perspiration

dry skin and of inner parts, also of eyes, nose, lips, mouth, tongue, throat, etc.

In the open air

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

temperature); frequent attacks of chilliness, with intermediate sleep

Cold damp weather

Warmth; warm room

external warmth

No perspiration

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  GENERALITIES - Nux Moschata

Sleep and dreams

Great drowsiness ( Indol.) complaints cause sleepiness

Coma.

Symptoms during chill

Comatose

Deep

during period

Sleepiness, tiredness; as from intoxication

during period

overpowering

Convulsions

Convulsions

Perspiration

Staining the linen; bloody

red

Generalities

Open air

Change of weather

Faintness, fainting

during palpitation

Lying down; lying on side; on painful side

Pain; pressing; muscles

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air

cold, wet weather

warm bed

Uncovering

Warm bed

Wet weather

Windy and stormy weather

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