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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Roughness and rawness in the chest.
Pressing in the chest, as from a heavy load.
Sensation as if something was torn loose in the chest.
Intercostal neuralgia, better when lying on the well side.
Congestion to the chest, with heat and burning.
Haemoptysis; from anger; suppressed hemorrhoidal flow; debauchery; especially in drunkards.
Pulse hard, full, accelerated; small, rapid; intermits every four or five beats.
Asthma, with fulness in the stomach; better after belching; oppression mornings or after eating; spasmodic contraction of the lower part of the chest, worse from cold air or exercise.
Short, slow, stridulous breathing.
Heart and pulse
Heart feels tired; palpitation on lying down; frequent belching.
Palpitation with orgasm of blood; from mental emotions; from protracted study; after eating, especially after spices or coffee.≡ more ...