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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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 ...