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Nux Vomica - Mental (inc. personality) symptoms - Clarke

Poison-nut, Nux, Nux vom, Colubrina, Nux-v.

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HPUS indication of Nux Vomica: Vomiting

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



Hypochondriacal, peevish, morose (stubborn), thoughtful and sorrowful humour, sometimes with inclination to weep, without being able to do so.

Hypochondriac humour of persons of sedentary habits, and of those who dissipate at night, with abdominal sufferings.

Inclined to find fault and scold; morose; stubborn; an insane desire when alone with her husband, whom she adores, to kill him.

Melancholy, with great uneasiness respecting the health, eagerness to speak of the disease, despair of a cure, and fear of approaching death.

Desire for solitude, repose, and tranquillity, with repugnance to conversation.

Anguish, anxiety, and excessive uneasiness, often with agitation which allows no rest whatever, as from consciousness of having committed a crime, and which urges even to suicide; but is afraid to die.

The fits of anguish take place mostly on lying down in evening, or after midnight, towards morning, and are sometimes accompanied by palpitation of heart, heat and sweat, nausea, and vomiting, dilation of pupils, and oppression of heart.

After anger, chilliness alternating with heat, vomiting of bile and thirst.

Moral exaltation and excitability, with extreme susceptibility of all organs, great sensitiveness to least pain, to least smell, noise or movement, extraordinary readiness to take fright, and sensibility so great that music even causes tears to flow.

Light and music unbearable.

Anxiety and restlessness in the evening.

Does not wish to be touched; wants to be alone.

Dizziness of the mind, i.e., an unsteady, wavering condition.

Incontrollable irritability, and lamentations, complaints and cries (during the sufferings), sometimes with heat, and redness of cheeks.

Timidity, mistrust, and suspicion, with wavering and indecision.

Frightfully apprehensive about getting married, girl lies on a sofa and throws her arms and legs about and refuses to see a doctor (cured with high potency, Skinner).

Inclination to weep, with great susceptibility and irritability, disposition to be angry (habitual), to yield readily to passion, to criticise, and to utter reproaches.

Spiteful, malicious.

Delirium tremens, with over-sensitiveness, nervous excitability, and malicious vehemence.

Every harmless word offends; every little noise frightens; cannot bear the least, even suitable medicine.

Humour peevish and malevolent; quarrels, insults, and invectives, with immodest expressions and excessive jealousy, mingled with tears and cries.

Fiery, excited temperament.

Ill-humour, vexation, and anger, breaking out in acts of violence.

Awkwardness and drowsiness.

The time passes too slowly.

Ennui (great laziness), with dislike to and unfitness for bodily and mental labour.

Incapacity for meditation; tendency to misapply words when speaking; difficulty in finding suitable expressions; mistaking weights and measures; frequent confusion when writing, with omission of syllables, or entire words.

Extravagant and frantic actions, frightful visions, loss of consciousness and delirium, sometimes with murmuring.

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