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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On the root of the nose, across from one eyebrow to the other a tensive pain, and when touched, ulcerative pain of the spot.
Itching on the tip of the nose.
Burning on and beside the nose (aft. sever. h.).
Small pimple in the nose.
Small suppurative vesicle on the nose (aft. 7 d.).
Pustule in the lower part of the septum, with red areola.
Pustules on the right wing of the nose, painful when touched.
Scab in the fold of the left wing of the nose, without pain per se.
He blows out bloody mucus in the morning.
Epistaxis (aft. sever. h.).
The mucus stops up the nose, he has to expel it forcibly, in little lumps.
Sneezing, daily and very often.
Much sneezing, with drowsiness, toward evening.
Sneezing and catarrhal sensation in the throat, with titillation urging to cough.
Sensation of stoppage in the posterior nares.
Stuffed coryza and ulcerated nostrils.
Severe coryza (aft. 13 d.).≡ more ...