Petroleum - Mind symptoms

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HPUS indication of Petroleum: Nausea

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Petroleum may help, unprocessed Petroleum may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Petroleum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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Marked worse from mental emotions

Loses his way in streets

Thinks he is double, or someone else lying alongside

Feels that death is near, and must hurry to settle affairs

Irritable, easily offended, vexed at everything

Low-spirited, with dimness of sight.

Aversions, dislikes; open air


being alone

to presence of strangers

indolence, aversion to work


aversion to mental work

Behaviour; extravagance

inclination to sit


mental exertion

Death; presentiment of death


talks a lot

same subject all the time

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions

about bed; two babies in bed

about bed; as if some one had joined them in bed

about bed; fancies some one is lying near him

visions of phantoms, figures, people; sees thieves

death; about to die

hears sounds; voices

confused voices, made worse by swallowing or walking in open air

about self; body; arms; has three

about self; body; health, hypochondria; imagines himself to be sick

about self; body; divided into two parts

about self; body; of being double

about self; body; one limb is double

about self; body; head; cold breeze blows on head

about self; body; legs; has three

about self; body; surreal happenings to body; divided

about self; body; surreal happenings to body; body scattered about bed, tossed about to get the pieces together

about self; body; surreal happenings to body; has a threefold body

about self; identity; errors of personal identity

visions; horrible; in the dark

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; in the dark

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; frightful

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; people are beside

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; thieves; sees

Desires, wants; craving for alcohol

to kill

on waking

to talk to someone

Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger


during heat

Mental exertion

Fantasies; of exaltation

of exaltation; night

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; abusive

anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)


on waking


with anxiety

with fright

from contradiction


boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life)

cheerful, happy

followed by other states of mind; melancholy


indifference, apathy, etc.

morning, on waking

to pleasure




morning; on waking

during chill

after sexual intercourse

during heat

during period

on waking

loathing; work


mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.

alternating with sadness

mood; changeable, variable mood

mood; repulsive, bad mood

quarrelsome, argumentative


when intoxicated

quiet disposition

rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling

in morning



rudeness; insolent

sensitive, oversensitive; during chill

sensitive, oversensitive; easily offended


unhappy; despair


unhappy; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.

with everything

unhappy; inconsolable

unhappy; lamenting, regretting

complaining (see lamenting)

unhappy; sadness, mental depression


in open air

during the heat

during period

while walking; in open air


weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)

during the chill

during the heat

during period

while perspiring

at things of little importance

from stress

Home-sickness (see desires home)

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)

impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

impaired thinking; confusion



after eating

as to own identity

gets lost in well-known streets

from mental exertion

after smoking

from drinking spirits

while walking

while walking; in open air

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

impaired thinking; imbecility

impaired thinking; mistakes; localities, places

impaired thinking; mistakes; in time

impaired thinking; weakness of mind

ideas; deficiency of ideas

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

anxiety; evening

anxiety; night

anxiety; when in company

anxiety; in a crowd

anxiety; after emission

anxiety; during fever

anxiety; about future

anxiety; from noise

anxiety; during sleep (see dreams)

anxiety; from tobacco smoking



of death

of evil

work; of dread

frightened easily

starting, startled

starting, startled; during sleep

starting, startled; at things of little importance



Memory; forgetful

forgetful; of well-known streets

forgetful; which side of the street his house was on

weakness of memory

Perception; does not recognise well known streets

senses; dull

time; time passes too slowly


Preoccupied; talks of one subject

Quiet, peace (or lack of); quiet disposition

feeling of tranquillity

Restlessness, nervousness


during chill

after sexual intercourse

when eating

after eating

Mental symptoms from sexual excesses


Presence of stranger

Talking, conversation; answers not lucid; irrelevantly

answers not lucid; refuses to answer

intolerant of contradiction

contrary (see obstinate, irritable)



dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn

tendency to slander

speech; slow


talks of one subject

Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions)

During a thunder storm


as in a dream; does not know own location

Wearisome, tired