Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Cold stage predominates
Paroxysms anticipate in morning
Excessive rigor, with Blueness of finger-nails
Aching in limbs and back, and gastric symptoms
Chilly, Must be covered in every stage of fever
Perspiration sour; only one side of body
Chilliness on being uncovered, yet he does not allow being covered
Dry heat of the body.≡ more ...