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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Cannot open the eyes mornings; sight misty.
Aching in the eyes, worse in the evening and from light.
Ciliary blepharitis from conjunctivitis granulosa or from small-pox, with sticking and smarting in inner canthus.
Pannus in scrofulous patients; discharge from the eye white; cheeks rough.
Pains at the root of the nose, lids swollen, purulent discharge from eyes and nose.
Fistula lachrymalis (of recent origin).≡ more ...