People use nux vomica for erectile dysfunction (ED), swelling of the stomach, constipation, anxiety, migraine, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Nux vomica is also unsafe.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Nerve damage in the hands and feet caused by cancer drug treatment. Very early research suggests that taking nux vomica, short-term, might slightly improve nerve pain in the hands and feet. But taking nux vomica can be unsafe.
- Erectile dysfunction (ED).
- Flu (influenza).
- Heart and blood system disorders.
- Limb paralysis.
- Painful response to cold especially in the fingers and toes (Raynaud syndrome).
- Pink eye and other eye diseases.
- Rheumatoid arthritis.
- Stimulating the appetite.
- Swelling (inflammation) of the stomach (gastritis).
- Symptoms of menopause.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Nux vomica is UNSAFE and can harm both mother and child. Don't use it.
Liver disease: The strychnine in nux vomica can cause liver damage or make liver disease worse. Don't use it.
We currently have no information for NUX VOMICA overview.
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