Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Nux Moschata in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Confusion and pressive heaviness in head, and esp. in forehead.
Reeling (while walking in open air).
Head seemed whirling round; eyes starting from head.
Staggering, with anguish, rigidity of body and giddiness (and insensibility).
Emptiness and faint feeling at 5.30 p.m.
Head drops forward while sitting.
Sounds as if chains were in her head.
Sensation as if brain were striking against skull, with sleepiness after a meal; agg. from cold, amel. from warmth and heat.
Sensitiveness of head as from soreness, esp. sensitive to slightest touch in a draught of air (wind); agg. in cold and from lying down, amel. from hard pressure and from external heat.
Head feels full, expanded; as if it would burst.
Head seemed bulky and rolled around uncontrollably had to support (or move) it with both hands.
Head tends to fall to l. moves convulsively from side to side; from before backward.
Complaints agg. by shaking head; by raising head from pillow.
Severe tearing in (l.) occiput towards nape of neck.
Headache, as from indigestion, esp. after breakfast.
Pressive headache, with heaviness and confusion of head.
Affections of the temples, headaches with very dry mouth and no desire for water.
Pain in head, esp. in temples, with internal heat, and a sensation of wavering in brain on moving head.
Pains mostly in occiput; if touched there says it touches her brain.
Says, "Oh, don't you hear my brains crack?" jumps with an outcry of pain and says, "Oh, don't you hear them?" (the brains).
Violent, constricting, burning, stinging pains over r. eye, with red face, compression of lips and jaws; when attacks are most intense, unconsciousness, immobility of l. leg; face swelled; speech lost; continually moving his hand to painful place; head convulsively drawn from one side to the other, distorts his face.
Headache and drowsiness with great debility and pain in pericardium; salt taste and indigestion (A. E. Small).
Headache from inward heat, with burning.
Painful sensitiveness of temple to touch.
Pressive and pulsative headache, esp. above l. eye.
Painless pulsation in head with fear to go to sleep.
Sensation as if all vessels pulsating, esp. on head, a throbbing, pressing pain confined to small spots, chiefly to l. supraorbital ridge.
The headache is generally felt after a meal, and more particularly after breakfast or after overloading the stomach (in the slightest degree).≡ more ...