An excellent compilation of symptoms of homeopathic medicine Nux Moschata from the book Pearls of Homeopathy by M.E. Douglass, published in 1903….

Adapted especially to women and children of a nervous, hysterical temperament; to people with a dry skin who rarely perspire.

All the ailments are accompanied by drowsiness, sleepiness, or an inclination to faint; complains cause sleepiness.

Absence of mind, cannot think; great indifference to everything.

Changeable humor; one moment laughing, the next crying.

Sudden change from grave to gay, from lively to serene.

Great dryness of the mouth; tongue so dry it adheres to mouth; saliva seemed like cotton; throat dry, stiffened, no thirst.

Sensation of great dryness; without dryness of the tongue and without real thirst.

Abdomen enormously distended after every meal.

Diarrhoea: from cold drinks; boiled milk; dentition; during pregnancy; with sleepiness and fainting.

At every menstrual nisus, mouth, throat, and tongue become intolerably dry, especially when sleeping.

Leucorrhoea, in place of menses; awakens with dry tongue.

Pain, nausea, and vomiting, caused by pessaries, relieved by Nux moschata.

Sudden hoarseness from walking against the wind.

Cough, caused by: getting warm in bed; getting over heated;bathing; standing in water; living in cold, dark places; cough during pregnancy; loose after eating, dry after drinking.

Soreness of all parts on which one lies.

Fatigued, must lie down after least exertion.

Absence of mind, cannot think.

Everything looked too large.

Stool soft, but difficult to pass.

Feeling as though the food formed itself lumps with hard surfaces and angles, which caused soreness in the stomach.

The dyspeptic symptoms come on while the patient is still at the table. Menstrual discharge is dark and thick.

Menstrual discharge is dark and thick.

Menstrual pains are relieved by hot, moist applications.

Irresistible desire for sleep.

Skin cold and blue over the whole body.

Coldness commencing in left arm and lower limbs.

Melford Eugene Douglass
M.E.Douglass, MD, was a Lecturer of Dermatology in the Southern Homeopathic Medical College of Baltimore. He was the author of - Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Repertory of Tongue Symptoms; Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica.