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Below are the strongest indications of Petroleum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.


BETTER, warm air; lying with head high; dry weather.
Worse, dampness, before and during a thunderstorm, from riding in cars, Passive motion; in winter, eating, from mental states.
Relationships
Compare: Carbo; Graph.; Sulph.; Phos.
Complementary: Sepia.
Antidotes: Nux; Coccul.
Dose
Third to thirtieth and higher potencies. Material doses often better.

EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Scalding sensation in knee
Tips of fingers rough, cracked, fissured every winter
Chronic sprains
Cracking in joints.

Arthritic nodules; wrist
Arthritic nodules; wrist; back of wrist

Chilliness; feet
Chilliness; upper limbs

Coldness
Coldness; joints
Coldness; lower limbs
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; during fever
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; evening
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; evening; in bed
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; late morning
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; late morning; until 3 p.m.
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; mental exertion
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; night
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; night; in bed
Coldness; lower limbs; knee
Coldness; lower limbs; leg
Coldness; lower limbs; night
Coldness; lower limbs; sensation of coldness
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
Coldness; upper limbs; hands; afternoon; 4 p.m.
Coldness; upper limbs; hands; during chill

Constriction; elbow
Constriction; elbow; morning
Constriction; foot
Constriction; joints
Constriction; leg
Constriction; lower limbs
Constriction; sensation as if bandaged; ankles
Constriction; sensation as if bandaged; leg

Contraction of muscles and tendons; hollow of knee
Contraction of muscles and tendons; joints

Cracking noise in joints
Cracking noise in joints; ankle
Cracking noise in joints; foot
Cracking noise in joints; joints of lower limbs
Cracking noise in joints; knee
Cracking noise in joints; knee; as if cartilage slipped

Cramps
Cramps; calf
Cramps; calf; daytime
Cramps; calf; night
Cramps; foot
Cramps; foot; daytime
Cramps; foot; sole
Cramps; foot; sole; night
Cramps; foot; sole; on moving
Cramps; foot; sole; while walking
Cramps; knee
Cramps; knee; hollow of knee
Cramps; knee; while walking
Cramps; leg
Cramps; thigh
Cramps; thigh; daytime
Cramps; upper arm

Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)

Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)
Hands and feet; chilblains
Hands and feet; chilblains; feet
Hands and feet; chilblains; feet; cracked
Hands and feet; chilblains; feet; heel, swollen and red
Hands and feet; chilblains; feet; inflammation
Hands and feet; chilblains; fingers
Hands and feet; chilblains; hands
Hands and feet; chilblains; painful
Hands and feet; chilblains; toes
Hands and feet; corns; burning
Hands and feet; corns; sore
Hands and feet; corns; stinging

Heat; foot
Heat; foot; sole
Heat; foot; sole; during period
Heat; foot; sole; night
Heat; foot; sole; uncovers them
Heat; hand
Heat; hand; afternoon; 5 p.m.
Heat; hand; during period
Heat; hand; palm
Heat; hand; palm; during period
Heat; upper limbs; external

Heaviness; foot
Heaviness; leg
Heaviness; lower limbs
Heaviness; lower limbs; while walking
Heaviness; night
Heaviness; thigh
Heaviness; tired limbs
Heaviness; upper limbs

Inclination to uncover; feet

Inflammation; forearm; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); muscles, upper limbs
Inflammation; upper arm, skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Inflammation; upper limbs
Inflammation; upper limbs; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Letting limbs hang down

Movements and positions; lameness; elbow
Movements and positions; trembling
Movements and positions; trembling; during chill
Movements and positions; trembling; lower limbs
Movements and positions; trembling; upper limbs
Movements and positions; twitching
Movements and positions; twitching; after stress
Movements and positions; twitching; daytime
Movements and positions; twitching; foot
Movements and positions; twitching; leg
Movements and positions; twitching; shoulder
Movements and positions; twitching; thigh
Movements and positions; twitching; upper limbs

Numbness (see tingling)
Numbness (see tingling); hand; night; lain on
Numbness (see tingling); hand; when lain on
Numbness (see tingling); lower limbs
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; from leaning on it
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; left
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; night
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; night; from lying on it
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; right; lying on the right side
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; while lying on it

Pain; aching; foot
Pain; aching; lower limbs; knee
Pain; ankle; gouty
Pain; as if sprained; hip
Pain; as if sprained; hip; movement
Pain; as if sprained; joint
Pain; as if sprained; shoulder
Pain; as if sprained; shoulder; moving arm
Pain; as if sprained; upper limb; late morning
Pain; as if sprained; wrist
Pain; burning; fingers
Pain; burning; foot
Pain; burning; foot; sole
Pain; burning; foot; sole; during period
Pain; burning; foot; sole; night
Pain; burning; hand
Pain; burning; hand; morning
Pain; burning; hand; morning; on waking
Pain; burning; hand; palm
Pain; burning; hand; palm; during period
Pain; burning; knee
Pain; burning; knee; hollow of knee
Pain; burning; leg
Pain; burning; upper limbs
Pain; cutting; finger joints; tips
Pain; cutting; upper limbs
Pain; during chill
Pain; elbow
Pain; evening
Pain; fingers
Pain; fingers; nails
Pain; fingers; nails; under the nails; as from splinters
Pain; fingers; nails; when touched
Pain; foot
Pain; foot; heel
Pain; foot; heel; like a splinter in heel
Pain; foot; sole
Pain; foot; while walking
Pain; hip; gouty
Pain; hip; night
Pain; hip; while sitting
Pain; joints; gouty
Pain; knee
Pain; knee; movement
Pain; knee; night
Pain; knee; on walking
Pain; knee; rheumatic
Pain; knee; when crossing limbs
Pain; knee; when in warm bed
Pain; lower leg
Pain; lower leg; night
Pain; lower leg; rheumatic
Pain; lower leg; shin bone; while walking
Pain; lower leg; walking
Pain; lower leg; warmth of bed
Pain; lower limbs
Pain; lower limbs; beginning to move
Pain; lower limbs; bones
Pain; lower limbs; inner side of
Pain; lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)
Pain; lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); with pain all over spine
Pain; lower limbs; walking
Pain; nails
Pain; on beginning to move
Pain; pressing
Pain; pressing; hip
Pain; pressing; hip; while sitting
Pain; pressing; leg; formerly ulcerated spots
Pain; pressing; shoulder
Pain; pressing; upper arm
Pain; pressing; upper limbs
Pain; pressing; upper limbs; cramp-like
Pain; pulling
Pain; pulling; cramp-like
Pain; pulling; elbow
Pain; pulling; fingers
Pain; pulling; fingers; first finger
Pain; pulling; fingers; tips
Pain; pulling; foot
Pain; pulling; foot; while walking
Pain; pulling; forearm
Pain; pulling; forearm; back part
Pain; pulling; hand
Pain; pulling; hip
Pain; pulling; leg
Pain; pulling; leg; cramp-like
Pain; pulling; leg; shin
Pain; pulling; lower limbs
Pain; pulling; shoulder
Pain; pulling; shoulder; extending to other parts; elbow
Pain; pulling; upper arm
Pain; pulling; upper limbs
Pain; rheumatic
Pain; shoulder; extending to other parts; elbow
Pain; shoulder; on movement; of arm
Pain; shoulder; raising the arm
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; evening
Pain; sore, bruised; evening; on lying down
Pain; sore, bruised; fingers
Pain; sore, bruised; fingers; nails
Pain; sore, bruised; knee
Pain; sore, bruised; knee; knee cap
Pain; sore, bruised; leg
Pain; sore, bruised; leg; during period
Pain; sore, bruised; leg; shin
Pain; sore, bruised; lower limbs; inner side of
Pain; sore, bruised; upper arm
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; ankle
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; as from splinter
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; first finger; joints of; small finger
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; tips of fingers
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; foot
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; foot; heel
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; foot; heel; splinter
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; hand
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; hand; extending to fingers
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; knee
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; knee; sprained
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; knee; while walking
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; leg
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; lower limbs; joints
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder; tearing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; thumb; ball of
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; toes
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs; bones
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs; extending downward
Pain; tearing; foot; heel
Pain; tearing; foot; heel; morning
Pain; tearing; foot; heel; morning; on waking
Pain; tearing; hand
Pain; tearing; joints
Pain; tearing; knee
Pain; tearing; knee; evening
Pain; tearing; leg
Pain; tearing; leg; rheumatic
Pain; tearing; nails
Pain; tearing; thigh
Pain; tearing; thigh; during period
Pain; tearing; upper arm
Pain; thigh
Pain; thigh; on movement
Pain; thigh; stepping
Pain; thumb; joints
Pain; upper limbs
Pain; upper limbs; in winter
Pain; upper limbs; joints; rheumatic
Pain; upper limbs; when turning so palm faces up or forward
Pain; wrist; right

Paralysis; elbow
Paralysis; on one side of body (hemiplegia); left
Paralysis; wrist; sensation of paralysis

Perspiration; foot
Perspiration; foot; offensive smelling
Perspiration; foot; profuse
Perspiration; foot; sole
Perspiration; foot; sole; offensive
Perspiration; foot; with burning
Perspiration; foot; with swelling of feet
Perspiration; forearm
Perspiration; hand
Perspiration; hand; palm
Perspiration; hand; with inflammation of eye, conjunctivitis
Perspiration; leg
Perspiration; upper limbs
Perspiration; wrist

Pulling up limbs

Pulling up limbs

Pulsation, throbbing; foot; sole
Pulsation, throbbing; foot; sole; when resting
Pulsation, throbbing; upper limbs

Restlessness

Sensitive; fingers; nails
Sensitive; foot
Sensitive; lower limbs

Skin; discoloration; calf; blotches
Skin; discoloration; fingers; blue
Skin; discoloration; fingers; blue; morning
Skin; discoloration; fingers; nails; blueness
Skin; discoloration; fingers; nails; blueness; during chill
Skin; discoloration; foot; heel; red
Skin; discoloration; hand; back of hand; brown; spots
Skin; discoloration; hand; black; in dots
Skin; discoloration; knee; brown, bluish; spots
Skin; discoloration; knee; red
Skin; discoloration; knee; red; in spots
Skin; discoloration; lower limbs; red
Skin; discoloration; lower limbs; red; in spots
Skin; discoloration; lower limbs; red; inner side of
Skin; discoloration; thigh; red; spots
Skin; discoloration; upper limbs; brown spots
Skin; discoloration; upper limbs; yellow; in spots
Skin; discoloration; wrist; brown spots
Skin; discoloration; wrist; spots
Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); bends of, joints
Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); beginning in nail
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); from splinters
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot
Skin; itching; buttocks
Skin; itching; buttocks; cold water
Skin; itching; buttocks; night
Skin; itching; buttocks; scratching
Skin; itching; elbow
Skin; itching; elbow; bend of
Skin; itching; hand
Skin; itching; hand; fingers
Skin; itching; hand; fingers; joints
Skin; itching; hand; fingers; knuckles; last
Skin; itching; hand; palm
Skin; itching; knee
Skin; itching; leg
Skin; itching; lower limbs
Skin; itching; scratching
Skin; itching; thigh
Skin; itching; thigh; between
Skin; itching; upper limbs
Skin; nodules; lower limbs
Skin; out-break on skin
Skin; out-break on skin; ankle; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; between toes
Skin; out-break on skin; boils
Skin; out-break on skin; buttocks; pimples
Skin; out-break on skin; calf
Skin; out-break on skin; calf; blotches
Skin; out-break on skin; calf; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)
Skin; out-break on skin; elevations
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; back of foot
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; back of foot; elevations
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; back of foot; nodules
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; heel; blisters
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; forearm; blisters
Skin; out-break on skin; forearm; boils
Skin; out-break on skin; forearm; raw
Skin; out-break on skin; forearm; red
Skin; out-break on skin; forearm; scales
Skin; out-break on skin; hand
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; back of hand; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; back of hand; scaly, itching skin disease (eczema, psoriasis, herpes, etc.); psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales), chronic
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; bleeding
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; blisters
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; cracked
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; crusty and full of cracks
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; moist
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; nodules
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; palm; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; palm; scales
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; purple
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; rawness
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; scales
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; scales; worse in winter
Skin; out-break on skin; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; knee; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; knee; hollow of knee
Skin; out-break on skin; knee; hollow of knee; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; knee; hollow of knee; spots
Skin; out-break on skin; leg
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; blotches
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; boils
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; eczema
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; moist
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; spots painful during period
Skin; out-break on skin; leg; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; blisters
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; boils
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; eczema
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; elevations
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; flakes on skin
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; itching
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; lumpy
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; nodules
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; pimples
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; pimples; itching
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; stinging
Skin; out-break on skin; nodules
Skin; out-break on skin; rash
Skin; out-break on skin; shoulder; eczema
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh; between thighs
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh; boils
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh; eczema
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh; pimples
Skin; out-break on skin; thigh; rash
Skin; out-break on skin; toes; blisters
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; boils
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; nodules
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; painful
Skin; roughness; fingers; tips
Skin; roughness; hand (see chapped)
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers; tips of
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); back of hands
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); burning
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); deep and bleeding
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); in winter
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); itching
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); palms of hands
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; lower limbs
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; shoulder
Skin; ulcers; fingers
Skin; ulcers; fingers; offensive
Skin; ulcers; fingers; tips
Skin; ulcers; foot
Skin; ulcers; leg
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; elevated margins
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; obstinate
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; red base
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; running, oozing
Skin; ulcers; lower limbs; superficial
Skin; ulcers; toes
Skin; ulcers; toes; originating in blisters
Skin; warts; fingers
Skin; warts; upper limbs

Stiffness
Stiffness; ankle
Stiffness; during convulsion
Stiffness; fingers
Stiffness; fingers; evening
Stiffness; foot
Stiffness; joints
Stiffness; joints; during chill
Stiffness; knee
Stiffness; lower limbs
Stiffness; lower limbs; before chill
Stiffness; lower limbs; morning
Stiffness; morning
Stiffness; morning; after rising
Stiffness; shoulder
Stiffness; thigh
Stiffness; thigh; while walking
Stiffness; upper limbs
Stiffness; upper limbs; morning
Stiffness; with headache in back of head (occiput)

Swollen
Swollen; elbow
Swollen; foot
Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation
Swollen; foot; heel
Swollen; foot; sole
Swollen; lower limbs
Swollen; lower limbs; hot
Swollen; lower limbs; painful; burning
Swollen; lower limbs; painful; stitching, sudden, sharp
Swollen; lower limbs; red

Tension, tightness; foot
Tension, tightness; foot; on walking
Tension, tightness; knee
Tension, tightness; knee; hollow of knee
Tension, tightness; knee; rising from a seat
Tension, tightness; shoulder
Tension, tightness; thigh
Tension, tightness; upper limbs

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness)
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); hand; lain on
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); lower limbs

Weakness
Weakness; foot
Weakness; joints
Weakness; knee
Weakness; knee; after sexual intercourse
Weakness; knee; morning; after rising
Weakness; knee; walking
Weakness; knee; while walking
Weakness; leg
Weakness; lower limbs
Weakness; upper limbs
Weakness; walking

Fetid sweat in axillae

Knees stiff
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Sources
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.