NUX MOSCHATA symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy NUX MOSCHATA…


NUX MOSCH. Nutmeg. Helbig, “Heraclid,” I. Duration of Action from eight days to three weeks.


Conium, Ignatia, Mosch., Nux-v., Opium, Pulsatilla Sepia, Sulphur


Camph., Carraway.


Rheumatic pains in the limbs, particularly when occasioned by cold. Arthritic affections, also arthritic nodosities. Scorbutic affections. Bloody and serous discharges. Is said to strengthen the stomach, particularly after sanguineous depletions. Spasmodic complaints. Eclampsia of infants. Spasmodic paroxysms and attacks of weakness of hysteric females. Scrofula and atrophy. Rachitis. Tabes-dorsalis. Aching pains at small spots, wandering, also with digging sensation, apparently of the bones. Drawing in the muscles of the extremities, as after taking cold, more during rest. Pains in the parts on which he is lying. Diseases arising from wet and cold, in complaints which are relieved by the application of warmth and increased by the cold open air; in affections accompanied by drowsiness and disposition to faint. Nutmeg appears to be particularly suitable to persons with a cool, dry skin, not disposed to perspire. Nutmeg is more suitable to children and females than to other persons. General uneasiness in the muscles, with dizziness. Pain in the nape of the neck, bones, and every part of the body, as from taking cold while in profuse perspiration. The lower limbs and small of the back feel bruised and languid. Great languor, with particular weakness of the knees, with drowsiness. Convulsions.


Bluish spots on the skin. Scorbutic affections. Chilblains. Wounds. Boils. Old ulcers on the legs. Plague.


Great drowsiness, with great inclination to laugh. Drowsy and dizzy, as if intoxicated. Irresistible drowsiness, particularly after eating. Deep sopor. Dreaminess, with drowsiness and closing of the eyes. Vivid dreams. Restless sleep at night.


Chilliness and sensitiveness to cool air. Slight chills in the evening, with colic, pain in the small of the back, slight appetite, white-coated tongue. Intermittent fevers: quartan, tertian, compound tertian, with drowsiness, white tongue, rattling, bloody expectoration, slight thirst, even during the heat. Increased circulation. Malignant fevers. Typhoid fevers with putrid or colliquative diarrhoea. Putrid fever.


Whining mood, with lachrymation and burning of the eyes. Indifference. Hypochondriac mood. Fitful mood.


Weakness of memory. Absence of mind. Gradual vanishing of thought, in reading, with disposition to sleep. Dullness of sense, and dizzy vanishing of thoughts. Slowness of ideas. Imbecility. Delirium and imbecility. Delirium with violent vertigo. Dullness of the forehead, as if from vapor. Gloominess of the head. Reeling, with great anguish. Vertigo: with heaviness

of the head and loss of memory. Apoplexy, reeling, and delirium. Is useful in all non-inflammatory affections of the brain, paralysis, and other nervous affections.


Pain in the forehead. Heaviness of the head, with oppressive

dullness and feeling of swelling in the left half of the head and face, with prickling in those parts as from an electric current. Violent sensation in the forehead as if it would be pushed out. Pressure in the head. Hot pressure in both sides of the head. Compression of the head from behind and before. Sensation in the head, on shaking it, as if the brain were striking against the skull, with heat in the head and pain.


Feeling of fullness in the eyes, with sensation as if the pupils were contracted. Burning of the eyes and profuse lachrymation. Feeling of dryness in the eyes, with dullness of the head and forehead. Dryness of the lids with tension. Weakness of sight. Amaurosis. Allusion of sight.


Pain in the ear if a dull instrument were pushed to and fro. Dragging pain in the ear, also sticking dragging. Stitches in the ears.


Frequent sneezing. Stoppage, particularly of the left nostril, with tingling, sneezing.


Blue margins around the eyes. Pale face. Heat of the cheeks with slight redness. Violent pain in the right malar bone. Freckles. Painfulness of the skin under the chin, as if pimples would form. Pustules on the chin, with a broad red border.


Drawing pain in the flesh of the right jaw. Spasmodic contraction with pressure, from both articulations forwards. Painfulness of the teeth, in the evening. Grumbling in the teeth, as if toothache would set in. Pressure, as if the teeth were grasped to be pulled out, or arising from damp, cold evening air, also with pain in the nape of the neck, feeling of looseness of the teeth, and relief of the pain by warm water. Lacerating in the teeth at night, with inability to close the jaws, which feel paralyzed. Sticking and lacerating in the teeth of pregnant females, with lacerating in the ears and temples. Increased disposition of the gums to bleed.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.