Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Vomica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Throat rough from catarrh,
Pressive-sticking sore throat, as if a plug were sticking in it, noticed even more when not than when swallowing,
The throat is painful as if raw and sore, at the palate,
Rawness in the throat that provokes cough,
Pain in the throat, like a rawness, while swallowing (without sticking),
Sore throat; a sore rawness in the fauces, only noticed on drawing in cold air, and on swallowing,
Sore throat, as from swelling on the palate, not perceptible while drinking,
a pressure in the throat, only noticed on swallowing saliva, not noticed on swallowing food,
a sensation of swelling in the pharynx, even in the morning, in bed, more when swallowing than when not,
Scraped feeling in the throat, as after heartburn,
Scraping and scratching in the throat, as if the skin were scratched off with a sharp instrument, not noticed on swallowing,
Scraping in the throat and orifice of the larynx, as after rancid heartburn (after eight hours),
Such sharpness in the throat, only while coughing, that there is a pain in the pit of the throat (after two hours),
Tickling in the region of the roof of the palate, that provokes dry cough (after forty-eight hours),
Crawling from below upward, in the pharynx, in the evening after lying down, during the menses,
Great dryness posteriorly in the throat, after dinner,
A rising up and burning, extending into the throat,
Burning in the throat, at night; she was obliged to sit; on lying down it was worse,
Burning sensation about throat and stomach (after half an hour),
Burning and suffocating sensation about throat and chest (after three hours),
Stitches in the upper part of the throat, in the afternoon (after seven hours),
Itching stitches in the throat, extending to the ears, on swallowing or moving the jaws,
Some stitches in the sides of the throat, when not swallowing, especially noticed on stooping and going upstairs (after one hour, and twenty-four hours),
Drawing pain in the muscles of the throat,
Uvula and Fauces.
Stitches in the uvula and in the submaxillary gland; when swallowing, with shivering during the day, perspiration at night and headache,
He woke in the morning with very dry fauces, and after rising he noticed a very bad odor from the throat,
Burning in the fauces, like a heartburn,
Pharynx and Oesophagus.
Burning sensation in the pharynx (after a quarter of an hour),
Burning in the oesophagus, extending to the mouth,
Swallowing impeded,≡ more ...