Nux vomica

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(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Indicated after excessive intake of coffee, stimulants, alcohol, addictive substances, hangover
  • Increases digestive peristalsis
  • Sleepiness after meals
  • Sensation of incomplete bowel emptying
  • Coated tongue
  • Colds and related symptoms
  • Night time shortness of breath
  • Waking up tired

Emotional complaints:

  • Exhaustion from business worries
  • Sedentary type individuals
  • Irritability from sudden changes in life
  • Calms hyperactivity of the senses