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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FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Morning; continuing through the late morning
with hot flushes
Night; after midnight
In parts affected with other symptoms
In the open air
On going into the cold air
Beginning in particular area; face
Chilliness (see also whole body
with flashes of heat in the face
temperature); with perspiration
Icy coldness of the body; in single spots
recurring every third day
With perspiration; after chill
With fever, but chill predominating
Shaking, shivering, rigors
At certain time of day or night
from 10 a.m.
from 12 a.m.
from 3 p.m.
from 4 p.m.
from 6 p.m.
from 7 p.m.
from 10 p.m.
Trembling and shivering
Warmth; warm room
after rising and walking about
Attack brought on by anger
In bed (see night and warmth); after getting out of bed
Fever without chill
afternoon; 5 to 6 p.m.
Heat comes on during sleep
Heat comes on after sleep
Stages of chill, heat and sweat
chill followed by heat
chill then sweat, without intervening heat
heat followed by chill
heat alternating with chill, then with sweat
Desire to uncover
Heat from stress
After walking in open air
Warmth; covering≡ more ...