Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Raw, sore, rough, as if scraped, causing hawking.
Pain as if the pharynx was constricted, or as if a plug was sticking in throat, during empty swallowing.
Swelling of the uvula, stinging pains, with sensation of a plug when swallowing saliva only.
Stitches into the ear, when swallowing; small fetid ulcers in the throat; even in cases of a "nervous" character.
Throat worse while eating and still more afterward.
Allays irritation caused by topical applications; especially if rawness and scraping are present.
Hoarseness, with roughness and scraping in throat.
Spasmodic constriction of the larynx after midnight, suffocating spells.≡ more ...