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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BACK AND NECK
The right side of the neck feels stiff.
The coccyx is painful, when sitting.
Severe though brief pain in the sacrum, when rising from a seat (aft. 14 d.).
Cutting pain in the sacrum, in the morning after rising, and in the evening before going to sleep, only when moving and bending down, not when standing upright.
Painful jerks in the sacrum, during many movements.
Sprained pain in the sacrum, in the morning in bed, also when sitting.
Great weariness and stiffness in the sacrum and coccyx, in the evening.
Weakness in the sacrum, after a walk (aft. 8 d.).
Pain in the back, so severe that he cannot move.
The spine is painful, from comfortably driving in a carriage, as from a concussion.
Pressure on the shoulder and in the back.
Pressure, heaviness and weariness in the back, in the morning (aft. 11 d.).
Heaviness in the back.
Cramp in the back and in the ribs in front, with pears of sweat in the face and on the arms for three-fourths of an hour, then a profuse mucous diarrhoea (aft. sever. h.).
Rigidity in the back.
Stiffness and drawing in the back.
Drawing in the back, ceasing on bending backward.
Frequently, a yawning stretching in the rump.
Sprained pain and oppression between the scapulae, extending into the chest.
Sprained pain in the back and the scapulae, extending into the chest, two or three times a day, arresting the breathing.
Tearing in the back between the scapulae, so that she could not move.
Painful jerk in the back, at every deglutition, also during abortive eructation; sometimes also without deglutition, when at rest; but every time afterwards, there follows an arrest of the breathing.
Sweat on the back and on the chest, while at rest during the day.
The skin of the left side of the back pains, as if excoriated.
In the nape a pressive pain, aggravated by the slightest movement.
Pain in the nape.
Heaviness in the nape.
Very painful troublesome drawing in the nape, extending to the occiput.
The shoulder-joint pains, when lifting up the arm.
Tension and drawing on the top of the shoulder.
Drawing pain in the left shoulder, extending to the elbow.
Frequent twitching in the right shoulder (aft. 8 h.).
Sprained pain in the shoulder-joint, when lifting up the arm.
Profuse sweat in the axillae.
Boil in the axilla, with more of a tearing than a shooting pain, threatening suppuration.≡ more ...