Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Mouth dry, parched, without much thirst.
Gums and teeth
Roof of mouth, throat and gums inflamed and swollen.
Toothache, with swollen face; worse from reading or thinking; tearing is worse from cold or cold things; better from warm drinks; worse from coffee or wine.
Stinging in decayed teeth; burning-stinging in a row of teeth.
Gum-boils, which seem about to burst.
Gums white, putrid, bleeding.
Tongue heavily coated white or yellow; black and dark red, cracked on the edges; heavy with difficult speech.
First half of tongue clean, sometimes red and shining; posterior, covered with deep fur.
Small aphthous ulcers in the mouth and throat with putrid smell; bloody saliva runs out at night; gums scorbutic; coagulated blood is spit out; voice altered, as if speaking with a full mouth.
Taste bitter; sour; putrid in the morning, must rinse the mouth.≡ more ...