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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.

GENERALITIES

Abscesses

Abscesses; glands

Affects of alcohol

Afternoon

Anaemia
Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

At approach of a storm

Aversion to movement

Aversion to open air

Bathing

Before sleep

Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; after emotions
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; after stress
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; evening
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; on falling asleep

Bones; decay of bone
Bones; softening of bones

Catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs)

Change of position

Change of weather

Constriction; bones
Constriction; externally
Constriction; internally
Constriction; sensation of a band

Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Convulsions
Convulsions; after exertion
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; hysterical
Convulsions; internal
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; with falling
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity

Dehydration

Draft

During sleep

During storm

Eating and food; after breakfast
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; beans and peas
Eating and food; before eating
Eating and food; cabbage
Eating and food; dry food
Eating and food; foods which cause flatulence
Eating and food; sauerkraut
Eating and food; symptoms while fasting
Eating and food; while eating

Emaciated (extremely thin)
Emaciated (extremely thin); after grief
Emaciated (extremely thin); children (marasmus)

Emission

Evening
Evening; 7 p.m.

Faintness, fainting
Faintness, fainting; before thunderstorm
Faintness, fainting; during palpitation
Faintness, fainting; from catching cold
Faintness, fainting; morning; on entering house
Faintness, fainting; while walking; rapidly in open air
Faintness, fainting; with pressure about heart

Flabby feeling

Fluid build up; excess of blood, or other fluids

Full feeling; internally

Heaviness; externally
Heaviness; internally

In winter

In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period

Inflammation; externally
Inflammation; glands
Inflammation; hair follicles
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Inflammation; internally

Jar, stepping

Jerking; as in convulsions
Jerking; internally
Jerking; muscles

Knotted sensation internally (see ball, sensation of)

Lack of irritability

Lack of reaction

Late morning

Lethargic, tired

Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying on side; on left side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painless side

Morning

Movement

Movement
Movement; at beginning of movement
Movement; movement of affected part

Mucous secretions increased

Night
Night; before midnight

Numbness; externally
Numbness; internally
Numbness; internally; in single parts
Numbness; internally; of suffering parts

On first sitting down

On waking

Open air

Pain; bones
Pain; boring
Pain; burning externally
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; constricting; externally
Pain; constricting; internally
Pain; cutting; externally
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; glands
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; jerking; bones
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; jerking; glands
Pain; jerking; internally
Pain; paralytic
Pain; paralytic; bones
Pain; pinching
Pain; pinching; bones
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; pressing; from within outward
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; pressing; muscles
Pain; pressing; tearing; in muscles
Pain; pressing; together
Pain; sensation of splinters
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; bones
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; in spots
Pain; sore, bruised; red, hard nodules
Pain; sudden, sharp; bones
Pain; sudden, sharp; downward
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; inward
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; upward
Pain; tearing; away
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; internally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles
Pain; ulcerative; externally
Pain; ulcerative; glands

Paralysis; internally
Paralysis; of organs
Paralysis; one-sided
Paralysis; one-sided; left

Periodic, recurring

Polyp (growth on mucus lining)

Pulsation
Pulsation; internally

Pulse; abnormal
Pulse; contracted
Pulse; empty
Pulse; excited
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; after stress
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; movement
Pulse; full
Pulse; hard
Pulse; hard
Pulse; hard; morning
Pulse; hard; morning
Pulse; slow
Pulse; slow; morning
Pulse; small
Pulse; tense
Pulse; thready

Quivering

Rising

Room full of people (see fear of a crowd)

Scurvy

Sensitive; excessive physical irritability
Sensitive; externally
Sensitive; glands
Sensitive; to pain

Sitting

Sluggishness

Standing

Standing

Stretching
Stretching; during chill

Swelling; bones
Swelling; glands
Swelling; glands; hot
Swelling; glands; inflammatory
Swelling; in general
Swelling; inflammatory
Swelling; of affected parts
Swelling; swollen sensation

Symptoms after perspiration

Symptoms after sexual intercourse
Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms from masturbation

Symptoms not symmetrical; right
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Syphilis

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); entering a cold place
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm heater
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; becoming warm in open air

Tension; externally
Tension; internally

Tobacco

Touch

Touch

Trembling; externally
Trembling; internally
Trembling; morning

Twitching

Walking up stairs or hill

Walking

Walking

Walking
Walking; beginning of walk
Walking; in open air
Walking; walking fast

Warm bed

Warm heater

Warmth; becoming warm in open air

Wavelike sensations

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after sexual intercourse
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stool
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stress
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); as if from sleepiness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during a thunder storm
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); eating
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from riding
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); lying
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; on rising
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness; after a walk
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking; after horse riding

Weariness (see weakness)
Weariness (see weakness); during period
Weariness (see weakness); morning

Wet weather

While sitting

While travelling

Windy and stormy weather

Wine
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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.