Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Colic from indigestion, with water-brash; worse after coffee, brandy or overeating.
Flatulent colic, with pressure upward, causing dyspnoea; and with pressure downward, causing urging to stool and urination.
Colic from suppressed hemorrhoidal flow.
Tension and fulness in loins, abdominal and renal region; haematuria, abdominal plethora.
Pressure under the short ribs, as from incarcerated flatulence; worse mornings and after meals.
Periodical colic before breakfast or after meals.
Gastralgia worse from food, better from hot drinks; worse in the morning before breakfast.
Pressure in epigastrium, as from a stone; worse mornings and after meals.
Jaundice, aversion to food, fainting turns; gall-stones; constipation nearly always present.
Hernia; sensitive, bitter vomit; labored breathing.
Stitches in region of liver, worse from contact or motion.
Throbbing as from hepatic abscess.
Liver swollen, indurated, sensitive, with pressure and stinging; cannot bear the clothing tight; caused by high living; abdominal plethora, debauchery.
Region of stomach sensitive to pressure.
Indigestion after abuse of drugs; business anxiety; sedentary habits; long watching or debauchery, after too high living.
Burning in the stomach; at the pylorus.
Clawing, cramping pains in stomach, with pressure and tension between the scapulae; pains extend to the chest or down the back to the anus, with urging to stool. θ Gastralgia.≡ more ...