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Petroleum - Generalities symptoms - Hahnemann

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HPUS indication of Petroleum: Nausea

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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Weary pain in the top of the shoulders, the spine and the loins.

Lassitude in the body and heaviness in the lower limbs.

General feeling of uncomfortableness, as if a severe disease was imminent, with tremulousness and great lassitude (aft. 3 d.).

Great lassitude without external cause (aft. 15 d.).

So weary, that the limbs pained for lassitude.

Great lassitude after a walk (aft. 11 d.).

He readily gets tired by the lightest occupation.

Very weary, in the morning, in bed, the limbs are as if bruised (aft. 11 d.).

Very tired in the morning on rising; she has to sit for half an hour to recover.

Intense drowsiness, and weariness in all the limbs.

Drowsiness by day (aft. 17 d.).

Drowsiness in the evening, when sitting still, for several evenings.

Sleep and dreams

In the evening in bed, he cannot go to sleep for a long time, and tosses about all the night.

He tosses about all night in bed, and only sleeps a quarter of an hour at a time.

He lies in a constant slumber.

Snorting in his sleep, in the morning.

His night's sleep is interrupted by pollutions and tenesmus of the bladder.

Much micturition at night.

He wakes up every night two or three times to urinate, and passes much urine.

He imagines that somebody is lying beside him.

He rises up in bed and gets out.

Night sleep full of dreams.

Annoying dreams, at night.

Confused dreams, at night, and frequent awaking.

Vivid dreams, which cannot be recalled (aft. 2 d.).

Restless sleep, and anxious dreams (aft. 10 d.).

Vivid, gruesome dreams, every night.

Frightful dreams of robbers, every night.

Frightful dreams, every night; every dream continues all night, and in the morning she is weary.

Dream of committing lewdness and murder, with great anxiety; repeated in the afternoon siesta, as if he completed the murder of that person.

Starting up at night from fearful dreams.

Starting up, in the evening in sleep, so that the limbs trembled.

She was frightened in her sleep, and experienced palpitation, trembling, vomiting and a profuse diarrhoeic stool.

In the evening, while still awake in bed, the whole body experienced a jerk.


Liable to take cold; this causes her to feel, as if were, faint.

From a cold there ensue headache, lachrymation, inflammation of the throat, cough and coryza (aft. 2 d.).

Aversion to the open air.

In the evening, when walking, he felt the air keenly, he was cold (in July).

He feels the open air, when walking and it is disagreeable to him.

After a short walk, a sort of nervous debility all over the body.

When walking, burning all over the body.

At an approaching thunder-storm, sensation as if fainting.

Strong circulation of the blood, at the slightest movement.

Violent ebullition of blood, in the evening, and bitter taste.

Strong pulse, especially on walking and going up-stairs (aft. 2, 3 d.).

Strong pulse, when walking, with paleness of the face and impeded speech (aft. 9 d.).

Twitching in the noon-siesta and the night-sleep.

Twitches in the limbs by day (aft. 7 d.).

Sprained pain in the arms, chest and back, in the forenoon (aft. 18 d.).

Stiff, awkward arms and legs in the morning after rising.

Quivering tension all through the body, with apprehension and ill humor.

Cracking of the joints.

Weakness in the joints (aft. 15 d.).

The limbs feel bruised, in the evening; he knows not where to lay them (aft. 13 d.).

Gout-pain in the joints of the hip, the knees, and the ankle, at night.

Paralytic, pressive drawing, in the left tibia and the fore-arm, on the extensor surface (aft. 24 d.).

Drawing pressure on the bones, here and there, not relieved by walking in the open air (aft. 3 d.).

Twitching, sharp pressure on various parts (aft. 16 d.).

Cramp-like drawing and pressure in the limbs (aft. 5 d.).

Burning in the throat, the stomach, and the right side of the abdomen.

The arms and legs readily go to sleep.

Heaviness in the feet, and in the whole body.

Heaviness in all the limbs, and indolence.

Intense heaviness of the lower limbs; she totters in walking.

Restlessness in the limbs; he cannot stay in any one place.

Lack of strength (aft. 7 d.).

Sensation of fainting, in the morning, after going out; when he came into the room, he felt unwell, there was heat in the face and like a veil before the eyes, with compression in the temples; he was near fainting; but when he roused himself, it all passed over in three minutes.

Sudden, almost momentary loss of strength, even to faintness, with paleness of the face and sudden nausea, which comes and goes quickly, for a quarter of an hour (aft. 4, 5 h.).

Visible emaciation, with good appetite.

Trembling in the morning, on rising.

Irresistible weariness.

Weariness of the limbs and bruised feeling, especially in the evening in bed, when lying down.

Exhaustion of the whole body, in the morning; he could only walk about in the room with difficulty, and had to lie down again.

So weak, that she goes to sleep while sitting.

At night, heaviness of the lower limbs and weariness in the back.

At night, cramp in the calves.

At night, cramp in the tendo Achillis.

At night, the coldness of his feet does not allow him to sleep.

At night, she feels at once so intolerably hot under her covers, that she has to uncover herself from time to time.

At night, anxious heat (with itching), so that he is beside himself for despair, and can not contain himself.

At night, first, sweat on the back, causing him to wake up at 4 o'clock; they dry internal heat with uncomfortableness, so that he cannot get to sleep again.

At night, fanciful slumber.

At night, no sleep, but only fantasies over one and the same disagreeable subject, attended with night-sweat.

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