Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Petroleum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Feeling of great emptiness
HUNGER, immediately after stool
Must rise at night and eat ( Psorinum Psorin.) Odor of Garlic.
Diarrhoea only in the daytime; watery, gushing and Itching of anus
After cabbage; with empty feeling of stomach.
Strong aversion to fat food, meat; worse, eating cabbage
Stomach; Heartburn; hot, sharp, sour eructation
NAUSEA, with accumulation of water in mouth≡ more ...