Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Aphthć (of children).
Gums and teeth
Tearing in the teeth extending to head through bones of face, renewed from cold drink, amel. by warmth.
Stinging in decayed teeth; burning-stinging in one whole row of teeth.
Toothache often semilateral; sometimes agg. by heat of room, and amel. in open air.
Toothache from taking cold; caused or agg. by mental exertion; amel. heat.
Drinks and hot soups, as well as cold water, wine, and coffee, equally renew or agg. the toothache.
Loosening and loss of teeth.
Putrid and painful (white) swelling of gums, sometimes with pulsation, as in an abscess, burning, pulling, and ready bleeding.
Ulcer in gums.
Accumulation of yellowish white mucus in mouth.
Accumulation of water in mouth; nocturnal salivation; bloody saliva; hćmoptysis.
Great dryness, principally of fore part of mouth and tongue, esp. after midnight.
Tongue covered with a (heavy) white, thick, or yellowish coating; or tongue dry, cracked (on edges), brownish or blackish, with bright red margins.
Great heaviness of tongue, with difficulty of speech, and sensation when speaking, as if tongue had become thicker.
Small aphthous ulcers in mouth and throat, with putrid smell; bloody saliva runs out at night; gums scorbutic; spits coagulated blood.
Fetid, putrid, and cadaverous smell from mouth principally after a meal, and when fasting in morning.
Ulcers of a fetid smell, pimples and painful blisters in mouth, tongue, palate, and throat.
Sour taste in mouth, sour odour of breath.
Pain in mouth, tongue, and palate as if the whole were raw and excoriated.
Inflammatory swelling of palate, throat, and gums, with difficult deglutition.
Inflammatory swelling and stitches in palate.≡ more ...