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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Heat in face, sometimes after a meal, and with thirst.
Dryness and constriction of skin of face and eyelids as though covered with a thin layer of albumen; cheeks look glazed and contracted.
Pale, yellowish complexion.
Facial paralysis (from inflammatory products in Fallopian canal).
Eruption of pimples on face.
Scurfs around mouth.
Scabby pimples, with shooting pain on lips, and commissures.
Furuncles on lower lip.
Swelling of sub-maxillary glands.
Easy dislocation of maxillary joint in bed in morning with sharp pains.≡ more ...