Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Sick feeling through all the limbs.
Bruised pains in limbs; in joints; worse during motion and at night.
Rheumatism, attaching mostly the muscles of the trunk, and the large joints; pale, tensive swellings; numbness or twitching, worse from the least jar or from cold.
Fingers and toes red with burning and itching, as if frozen.
Shoulder pain, as if bruised.
Drawing pain, from shoulder to fingers.
Paralytic heaviness in shoulders, with weak arms.
Paresis of the arms, with shocks as if the blood would start from vessels; worse at night, or early in morning.
Arms go to sleep, numb, stiff feeling.
Veins in the hands, enlarged.
Hands cold and sweaty, with cold nose.
Darting pains from toes to hip, or from trochanter to hollow of knee; worse at stool, from motion or lifting, and at night.
Numbness and deadness of the legs.
Paralysis of the lower limbs from overexertion, getting wet, sexual excesses, or after apoplexy; limbs cold, bluish, emaciated; jerks, tension of muscles, formication.
Sensation of paralysis, feeling as of a painful stripe down the inside of the thigh.
Knee-joints feels dry, with cracking when moved.
Arthritic inflammation of the knees, also with nodosities.
Bright red swelling of the legs, with black, painful spots.
Cramps in calves at night, also in soles, must stretch foot.
When walking, legs tremble; unsteady gait; drags feet.≡ more ...