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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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 ...