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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After eating, a transient flush of heat rises into the left side of the head, with lasting redness of the cheeks.
After eating, sensation of heat and perspiration, chiefly on the head.
After supper, uncomfortableness.
After breakfast, toothache.
Belching up of sour water into the mouth, after breakfast.
Repeated, hot, acrid, sour eructation and belching.
Eructation in the morning, like rotten eggs (aft. 24 h.).
Heartburn in the morning.
Sick and qualmish all day long (aft. 6, 10 d.).
Qualmish sensation in the stomach (aft. 24 h.).
Sensation of emptiness in the stomach, with numb feeling in the head.
Sensation of great emptiness in the stomach, as after long-continued hunger.
Relaxation of the stomach.
Intolerable heaviness in the stomach, relieved by severe exercise on foot.
Stomachache in the morning.
Pressure in the stomach, before breakfast; it ceases after eating.
Pressure in the stomach and diarrhoea, in the afternoon, after previous colic.
Inflation of the stomach, in the afternoon.
Stomach and abdomen are often painful, now as if they were contracted, then again, as if they were stretched out.
Pinching in the scrobiculus cordis (aft. 2 d.).
Snatching in the stomach, as from a cold, with anxiety in the evening, for a quarter of an hour.
Clawing sensation in the stomach, as from a cold, wakes her very early.
Severe pain in the scrobiculus, as if something was being torn off there.
Cutting about the stomach, with urging to stool (aft. 4 d.).
Stitches in the scrobiculus cordis, in the afternoon.
In the hepatic region, pressure.
Stitches in the hepatic region, at any exertion of the body.
In the left hypochondrium, pressure (aft. 12 d.).
Pains in the abdomen, with pressive pain.
Pressure and pinching in the abdomen, as after taking a cold, awakes him about midnight.
Inflation of the abdomen, for two days (aft. 3 d.).
The abdomen very much inflated, in the evening, when going to sleep.
Abdomen very much inflated, from drinking but little (aft. 4 d.).
Inflated, distended abdomen, and indolence, in the afternoon, for several hours.
Painful tension all over the abdomen, with pain in the lower left part of the abdomen, as if something would burst through there, or as if from an internal wound, in paroxysms of two or three hours' duration.
Tension and cramps in the abdomen (aft. 3 d.).
Clawing sensation in both sides of the abdomen, with heaviness of the lower limbs and great drowsiness.
Griping and pinching moving about, above the navel, in frequent attacks.
Pinching in the abdomen, for several evenings (aft. 48 h.).
Pinching in the abdomen, every ten minutes; she must bend double every time (aft. 13 d.).
Pinching and growling in the abdomen, in the evening.
Pinching in the abdomen and diarrhoea, all the day (aft. 24 h.).
Cutting pain in the abdomen, late in the evening; she had to bend double.
Cutting in the abdomen, as from cold; then diarrhoea with straining (aft. 36 h.).
Cutting in the abdomen (at once) and again after seventy-two hours in the morning on awaking, and several times during the day.
Much cutting in the abdomen, for two days, and at first, evacuation of faeces, then of bloody mucus with but little faeces.
Cutting pain in the abdomen, quite early in the morning, then diarrhoea of very fetid, Camphora camphor-like smell and, after this evacuation, ineffectual tenesmus.
Pain in the abdomen, as from catching a cold.
Disagreeable internal itching in the abdomen, not improved by external rubbing.
The muscles of the hypogastrium, as it were, go to sleep, and tingle; this extends down to the thighs when sitting, she had to rise up and walk about (aft. 21 d.).
Pimple on the abdomen, burning when touched.
In the right inguinal ring, pressure (aft. sev. h.).
Shooting pain in the right groin, after nocturnal pollution.
Cramp-like pain in both groins, like a pressure, when walking and lying down, but most of all when sitting.
Pain in the groin as if an inguinal hernia would protrude, at every impulse of coughing.
Growling in the abdomen, in the evening.
Sensation in the abdomen, as of incipient diarrhoea, without stool.
After meals, rush of blood to the head.
After every meal, profuse collection of saliva in the mouth; she must spit much.
After a very moderate dinner, fullness, with pressure in the scrobiculus cordis (aft. 3 d.).
Just after a meal, in the morning and at noon, very painful, cramp-like spasm of the chest, intercepting the breath; stooping relieves it, but the interception returns on straightening himself.
After a meal, much flatness of taste and restlessness.
After a meal, his former lassitude disappears.
At dinner, acrid, sour eructation.
Scraping eructation, even after a light meal (aft. 4 d.).
Eructation after a meal, the whole afternoon.
Inflation of the abdomen, especially after a meal, with pressure below the scrobiculus cordis.
Sour eructation, with dimmed vision.
Sour eructation, dulling the teeth.
Tasteless eructation, all the day.
Eructation, with pressure in the abdomen.
Heartburn toward evening, and eructation.
Shooting in both the hypochondria, passing away without discharge of flatus.
The abdomen is inflated with flatus.
Drawing cutting in the abdomen, with eructation and emission of flatus.
Accumulation of flatus and movement of the same time in the abdomen (at once).
Discharge of much very fetid flatus, for many days.
Very fetid flatus, before the liquid stool.
Nausea with eructation (aft. 24 h.).
Nausea, in the morning, on awaking, till breakfast, for one hour.
Nausea every morning, just after awaking; she cannot eat her breakfast.
Nausea, all day with lack of appetite, sourish taste in the mouth, and white, dry tongue.
Violent nausea, with cold sweat and shooting in the right side of the abdomen.
Nausea in the morning, with collection of water in the mouth.
Sudden nausea when walking, with gathering of water in the mouth, transient heat of the face and vertigo; for a quarter of an hour (aft. 14 d.).
Pressure in the scrobiculus cordis, attended with nausea two mornings in succession, before breakfast.
Stitches in the right side of the abdomen, with nausea.
Cutting in the epigastrium, with nausea and diarrhoea, awakes him at 4 A.M. (aft. 48 h.).
Nausea the whole day, so severe that it frequently takes her breath, without vomiting.
Momentary attacks of nausea in the morning or evening, when there is also a heaving to vomit.
Severe cutting pain in the abdomen, for two days, with griping in the abdomen, then much eructation, vomiting of clear water, diarrhoea and headache (after sever. h.).≡ more ...