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Nitricum Acidum - Head symptoms - Hahnemann

Nitric Acid, Nit-ac, Nit ac, Acidum nitricum, Acid Nit, Nit-ac.

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nitric Acid in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.


Beating headache in the left side of the head, the whole afternoon (aft. 8 d.).


Headache in the occiput; it is transient, after some effort, especially in thinking.

Headache, in the morning on awaking; it ceases after rising.

Headache as if from a spree the day before, much aggravated by stooping, with pain in the eyes as from smoke.

Dull headache and heaviness in the head.

Painful heaviness in the head, as from coal-gas, awakes him in the morning.

Painful sensation of fullness in the head as if it would burst, several times during the day, for half an hour at a time.

Pain as from fullness of blood in the head, the eyes, and in the upper part of the nose, when shaking the head, and blowing the nose.

Headache with tension in the eyes, on moving them.

Painful tension in the interior of the head, and in the eyelids.

Headache as if the head were firmly tied together.

Attack of headache, first in the morning, in bed, a dull pain; after rising a violent pressure in the right temple, with chilliness, qualmishness in the umbilical region; lastly a very troublesome pain in the abdomen, as from incarcerated flatus, and frequent eructation (8th d.).

Pressive bruised pain in the occiput.

Very painful drawing pressure extending from the forehead upward.

Sharp pressive pain in both the frontal protuberances, with occasional stitches.

Compressive headache anteriorly in the forehead, all the afternoon (aft. 2 h.).

Drawing headache (aft. 2 h.).

Drawing pain in the right temple (aft. sever. h.).

Cutting headache.

Shooting pain in the upper part of the head, every day, more in the afternoon, as if it would tear her head in two; she had to lie down, and could not sleep for it at night.

Severe, shooting pain, on the right side of the head and on the occiput, it also pains when touched (aft. 3 d.).

Shooting pains in the temples (aft. 3 d.).

Violent stitches, suddenly in the evening, on the right side of the occiput, and then another violent pain in the occiput, both pains ceased on going to sleep.

Shooting pain above the left eye.

Shooting, pecking pain in the left temple, the whole afternoon (aft. 16 d.).

Shooting, occasionally throbbing, pain in the left frontal protuberance, with a sensation as if the eyes were pressed shut, from 4 P.M., worse in the evening, extending also into the night, when it awakens him.

Throbbing headache in the temples.

Throbbing headache in the right temple, with nausea, in the morning on awaking, for several days (aft. 29 d.).

Intolerably painful hammering, chiefly in the head.

Pain in the head, as from rush of blood, so that she could not collect her thoughts; with a sensation as of gauze before the eyes.

The outside of the head is painful when touched, as from subcutaneous festering (aft. 24 h.).

Bone pain of the whole of the left side of the head, also in the teeth and the meatus auditorius; the pains are pressive and drawing.

Bruised pain of the whole of the right side of the head.


Painful sensitiveness of the scalp, even his cap felt heavy; in the evening, with anxiety (aft. 3 d.).

Tension of the scalp.

Spots on the hairy scalp, which are very painful when touched.

Intense, painful sensitiveness of the hair of the head.

The roots of the hair are painful when touched, on a place on the crown as large as the hand.

Humid, itching eruption on the hairy scalp, forming crusts.

The hairy scalp is covered with fetid crusts.

The hair falls out.

Rapid falling out of the hair.

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