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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Sad and dispirited, with a sick feeling owing to weakness of the heart.
Dejection (aft. 12 d.).
Dejected in the morning, taciturnity, with dimness of vision (aft. 22, 23 d.).
Anxiety in the bustle of many men.
Restlessness, he knew not how to contain himself.
Nervous, timid, inclined to weep about trifles.
Great timidity; violent, frightened starting about trifles.
The greatest irresolution.
Lack of determination.
He does not know how to stop talking about a thing.
No desire to work, no pleasure in objects he otherwise loves, therefore intolerable ennui.
Hypochondriac, when walking in the open air, inattentive to an intellectual conversation or other amusements.
Discontented with everything.
Ill-humor; strong tendency to be hypochondriac with a feverish condition for fourteen days.
Very irritable; everything affects him disagreeably and depressingly; he could not calm himself as to many things which else seemed trivial to him, and despite every effort, he could not cheer up.
Peevish and lazy (aft. 16 d.).
He vexes himself about everything, even the least trifle, and will not answer.
Every morning, inclined to violent anger.
Ill-humored and angry, in the morning on awaking.
Very peevish and angry; he readily becomes passionate.
Violent, irritable, passionate about trifles.
Quarrelsome, peevish inclination to weep (aft. sever. h.).
Quarrelsome and vehement.
Furiously malignant and cross.
The child becomes wild and unmanageable.
At first frolicsomeness and extravagance with internal quivering, then sadness and discouragement.
The whole day, he is only half conscious, as if only half alive.
He lacks strength to think.
Very forgetful and indisposed to think.
The head feels benumbed, attended with pain.
Numb feeling of the head, in the morning, thick, heavy, full of heat.
The head feels benumbed, as if enveloped in mist.
Dizziness, commencing right after dinner (aft. 9 d.).
Gloominess in the head and discomfort (aft. 20 h.).≡ more ...