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 as if brain wrapped in fog.
Heaviness and fulness in head in morning, and when stooping.
Tension in head, as if dura mater were tightened.
Pressing stinging in the cerebellum.
Sensation as if all were alive in head.
Eruption on head and nape of neck.
Headache after a fit of anger, or when fasting in morning, as also after a walk in evening.
Attacks of semi-lateral headache, which compel patient to lie down.
Pressive or lancinating pressive pains in head, esp. in occiput.
Headache agg. by all kinds of intellectual labour, to the extent of complete stupefaction.
Cramp-like, drawing, pinching pains in head.
Neuralgic headache, beginning in occiput and extending forward.
Occipital headache, with nausea, esp. in sea-sickness.
Pulsative headache, esp. in occiput (cerebellum).
Headache in forehead; every mental exertion causes him to become quite stupid.
Drawing pains in head, forehead, and temples, extending into teeth.
Scalp painful to touch, as if bruised or ulcerated (followed by numbness and very sore on scratching, agg. in morning and on becoming heated).
Seborrhoea of scalp.
OEdematous swelling and scabs on scalp.
Hair falls off.≡ more ...