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
Shivering, shuddering, and coldness, principally at night, or in evening after lying down, or in morning, or in open air, or on least movement, even during hot weather, also after drinking, after being angry, and on throwing off bedclothes.
Chilliness and coldness, which cannot be relieved by external heat.
After chill sleeps till hot stage sets in.
General internal heat.
Heat precedes chill.
Heat of single parts while others are chilly.
Heat ascending from throat.
Chill in evening; then one hour's sleep, which is followed by heat, with headache, tingling in ears and nausea.
Coldness, shiverings, and partial shudderings, principally in the back and extremities.
Congestive intermittent fevers, with vertigo, anguish, chills, delirium, accompanied by vivid visions and distension of stomach; with stitches in sides and abdomen.
Intermittent fever characterised by a sense of paralysis at beginning of fever.
Anticipating morning fever; first moderate chilliness, with blue nails without thirst, then thirst and long-lasting violent fever and heat, with stitches in temples followed by light perspiration.
Heat, principally at night or towards morning, or when walking in open air, and sometimes only in head or face, with redness of cheeks, or in feet and hands, with partial coldness or shudderings and shiverings in rest of body.
Heat with aversion to be uncovered, and from it at owe chilliness.
Heat which is agg. from the least exertion or motion, even in open", air.
During heat, vertigo, headache, shivering on making least movement or becoming in slightest degree uncovered, thirst or repugnance to drink, with dryness of mouth, nausea, vomiting, buzzing in ears, redness of urine, and pains in chest.
Heat during night, without thirst.
Compound fevers in general.
Febrile attacks, with congestion and pains in head and gastrico-mucous or bilious sufferings (or with constipation), or with loss of consciousness, great weakness and prostration, even at very commencement of attack.
Perspiration only on one (r.) side of body, or only on upper part of body.
Cold, clammy perspiration in face.
During the sweats there is sometimes a remission of the pains or soreness of the parts which press the bed in lying down, shuddering or colic when in the least uncovered, inclination to vomit, heat in face and hands, dryness of lips and anterior portion of mouth.≡ more ...