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Petroleum - Head symptoms

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HPUS label indication: Nausea

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.

HEAD


Feels numb, as if made of wood; Occiput heavy, as of lead ( Opium.) Vertigo on rising, felt in occiput, as if intoxicated, or like sea-sickness

Moist eruption on scalp; worse, back and ears

Brain; insufficient oxygen to brain

Coldness; as from cold air
Coldness; as if cold air passed over brain

Congestion (see pulsation)
Congestion (see pulsation); after eating
Congestion (see pulsation); from movement
Congestion (see pulsation); from movement; from rapid movement
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; morning
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; sewing
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; when stooping

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); like band or hoop
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); like wearing a skull cap
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); on coughing

Hair; falling
Hair; falling; back of head (occiput)

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput)
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput); as if full of lead
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); morning
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); on stooping
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); while sewing

Hot
Hot; after eating
Hot; after wine
Hot; before period
Hot; during period
Hot; forehead
Hot; morning
Hot; sides
Hot; when stooping
Hot; while sewing

Movements in head; movement
Movements in head; sensation as if something were alive in head
Movements in head; sensation as if something were alive in head; as if everything in head were alive
Movements in head; shaking sensation
Movements in head; waving sensation
Movements in head; waving sensation; forehead
Movements in head; waving sensation; movement

Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); unable to hold up head
Movements of head; trembling

Pain, headache
Pain, headache; aching deep in brain
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); breakfast
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine
Pain, headache; after physical injuries
Pain, headache; after sleep
Pain, headache; afternoon
Pain, headache; air; open (see walking in open air)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); after indigestion
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); after sexual intercourse
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); after sleep
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); after stress
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); certain movements
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); certain movements; of head
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); daytime
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); during chill
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; eyes
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); from anger
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); from emotions
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); from emotions; after anxiety
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning; on waking
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); pressure of hat
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); pulsating
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); riding
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); shaking head
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); while lying down; lying on back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); while lying down; lying on right side
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); with blindness
Pain, headache; boring, digging, screwing
Pain, headache; burning
Pain, headache; bursting
Pain, headache; certain movements; movement in general
Pain, headache; cramping
Pain, headache; cramping; temples
Pain, headache; cutting, darting, stabbing
Pain, headache; daytime
Pain, headache; dull pain
Pain, headache; during sleep
Pain, headache; evening
Pain, headache; extending to other parts; back
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); blinding
Pain, headache; forehead and back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; from any jar (see sensitive, coughing, laughing, stepping, riding)
Pain, headache; from catching cold
Pain, headache; from certain movements; from quick movement
Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping
Pain, headache; from certain movements; movement in general
Pain, headache; from certain movements; shaking head
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); becoming cold
Pain, headache; from combing or binding hair; from binding hair
Pain, headache; from emotions
Pain, headache; from emotions; after being contradicted
Pain, headache; from emotions; after stress (see anger)
Pain, headache; from emotions; from anger
Pain, headache; from emotions; nervous
Pain, headache; from exertion; mental exertion
Pain, headache; from open air
Pain, headache; from sex; during sexual intercourse
Pain, headache; from smoking tobacco
Pain, headache; from stool; after stool
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; late morning; 10 a.m.
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; late morning; 9 a.m.
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; morning
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; when stooping
Pain, headache; in forehead; after anger
Pain, headache; in forehead; daytime
Pain, headache; in forehead; mental exertion
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning
Pain, headache; in forehead; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; in forehead; movement
Pain, headache; in forehead; night; midnight
Pain, headache; in forehead; pulsating
Pain, headache; in women; before period
Pain, headache; jerking
Pain, headache; lying down
Pain, headache; lying down; while lying on back
Pain, headache; lying down; while lying on back
Pain, headache; maddening; with mental confusion
Pain, headache; morning
Pain, headache; morning; in bed
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; must lie down
Pain, headache; nose bleed
Pain, headache; on coughing
Pain, headache; pains compel one to cry out
Pain, headache; pinching
Pain, headache; pinching; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pinching; forehead
Pain, headache; pinching; sides
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if brain bound up
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if in a vice
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); after anger
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); like weight or stone
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); before period
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; from mental exertion
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes; morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); inward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); morning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); on stooping
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while coughing
Pain, headache; pulling
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead
Pain, headache; pulling; forehead; noon
Pain, headache; pulling; morning
Pain, headache; pulling; preceded by pulling pain in armpit
Pain, headache; pulling; temples
Pain, headache; pulling; temples; left
Pain, headache; pulling; tightening
Pain, headache; pulsating
Pain, headache; recurring headache; every day
Pain, headache; rheumatic
Pain, headache; sensation as if hair were pulled
Pain, headache; shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.)
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; sides; while lying down
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; morning
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; on becoming heated
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; sides
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput); sides; afternoon
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput); sides; left
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; brain
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; evening
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; morning
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; morning
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; morning; on waking
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; on certain movements; sudden movement
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; on waking
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; side of head
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; top of head (vertex)
Pain, headache; stunning
Pain, headache; sudden pain or sudden increase of pain
Pain, headache; tearing, rending
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; evening
Pain, headache; temples
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex); evening
Pain, headache; ulcerative
Pain, headache; walking; after walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; while walking in open air
Pain, headache; walking; while
Pain, headache; while constipated
Pain, headache; while lying down
Pain, headache; while lying down; on painful side
Pain, headache; while lying down; while lying on back
Pain, headache; with fading consciousness
Pain, headache; with high or low temperature; headache during the chill
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose

Pulsating
Pulsating; back of head (occiput)
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); daytime
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); while lying on back
Pulsating; before period
Pulsating; forehead
Pulsating; side
Pulsating; top of head (vertex)
Pulsating; while lying down; while lying on the part

Sensation of air or wind; passing through head

Sensation of numbness

Sensation of turning and twisting

Skin and scalp; itching
Skin and scalp; itching; forehead
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; bleeding after scratching
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; burning
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; cracks
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs; greenish
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs; yellow
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema; back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema; from ear to ear along margin of hair around back of head
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; herpes
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; herpes; back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; impetigo (bacterial infection on skin surface)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; margin of hair
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist; back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; wearing away skin
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; cold
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; cold
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; evening; after lying down
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; while eating

Twitching of muscles
Twitching of muscles; on stooping
Twitching of muscles; top of head (vertex)
Twitching of muscles; while walking

Headache, must hold temples to relieve; provoked by shaking while coughing

Scalp sore to touch, followed by numbness

Sensitive, As of a cold breeze blowing on it

Use thirtieth.
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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.