Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Face yellow; florid, with a yellow ground; pale; distressed; yellow around mouth, eyes or nose.
Tearing in the infraorbital branch of the trigeminus; clear water from the eye and nostril of affected side; face numb; after abuse of coffee, liquors or quinine.
Intermittent neuralgia, worse in the infraorbital branch of trifacial, always markedly exacerbated in the morning; better sometimes when lying in bed.
Swelling of one cheek, faceache and pain in cheekbone.
Pimples on the face, from dissipation.
Twitching of the muscles in the evening on lying down.
Painful peeling off of the lips, after excesses; crusts on the lips, or ulcers that burn and stick.
Lower jaw hangs down.
Submaxillary glands swollen, with stinging on swallowing.≡ more ...