For corns, cracks, fissures, eczema, Joint pains, swollen glands
Trituration and tincture of the rectified oil is used as a medicine.
This is a highly carbonaceous oil but it is not a pure carbon
Common Name:Â Oleum petrae, Rock-oil, Coal Oil
Causes & Symptoms for Petroleum
- Eczema, forming thick scabs and oozing pus indicates Petroleum.Â
- sprains of joints, especially in old, when the knees are stiff, associated with sharp sticking pains, cracking sound is relieved.
- Scabs and purulent mucus are discharged from the nasal cavities
- Deep cracks and fissures which bleed and suppurate.
- Rhagades, particularly when they occur in winter, when the hands chap, crack and burn, and itch intolerably indicates Petroleum.
- Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, depressed nutrition, anaemia, dyspepsia, nerve troubles, irritability, insomnia, respiratory affections.
Mind and Head
- Mental weakness and forgetfulness, Frequent tear with Uneasiness respecting the future. Every mental exertion causes him to become quite stupid.
- Falling out of the hair is a characteristic symptom of Petroleum.
- Headache with heaviness like lead, pressure, sticking, pulsating, worse on shaking head, when stooping.
- The vertigo and heaviness associated with nausea and bilious vomiting.
Eyes, ear, nose
- Inflammation of eyes with shooting, and burning pain in eyes. Itching of lids, eyes is relieved with this remedy.
- Dryness, and distressing sensation or dryness, in interior of ear. Redness, excoriation, and oozing behind ears. Discharge of blood and pus from ears is relieved with petroleum.
- Dryness, and distressing sensation of dryness, in nose. Petroleum is useful in Ulcerated nostrils, scabs, purulent mucus, cracked nostrils.Coryza with hoarseness.
- Tinkling, rolling, roaring, ringing, rumbling, cracking, and buzzing in ears.
Mouth and Throat
- Dryness and constriction of skin of face and eyelids is relieved with Petroelum.
- Eruption of pimples on face, Fistulous vesicles in gums, Swelling of sub-maxillary glands, shooting pain on being touched.
- Painful soreness on chewing with great dryness of mouth.Â
- Swelling and great dryness of throat, dryness and burning in pharynx. Hawking up of mucus in morning.
Stomach and abdomen
- Cramps in stomach, Weak digestion, sensation of fullness in epigastrium, frequent nausea, especially in morning is relieved with Petroleum.
- Aching of stomach. Sensation of coldness in abdomen with cutting pain in the abdomen.
- Colic better from bending double, distension and tension in abdomen, with cramp.
- Nausea and vertigo with vomiting of bile, worse from riding in a carriage.Â
Stool and Anus
- The stools are offensive and watery, and often contain undigested food with disordered stomach made worse by the use of cabbage.
- Burning pain in rectum after evacuation. Piles with great itching, worse at night from heat of bed, worse from rubbing or scratching.
- Emission of urine at night, Burning in urethra, constant dribbling of urine after micturition is resolved with Petroleum.
- Urine contains albumen, red sediment.Frequent emission of urine, with scanty stream.
- Burning pain, itching, redness, excoriation and oozing, itching pimples on the scrotum and between scrotum and thigh.
- Weakness and nervous irritability after coition indicates Petroleum.
- Itching of the nipples, soreness, and moisture on external parts.
- Throbbing pain in head before menses, is relieved with Petroleum.
Neck and Back
- Swelling of glands and eruption on nape of neck is relieved with Petroleum.
- Stiffness in coccyx with weakness and stiffness in back and loins marks this remedy. Painful drawing extending from nape to occiput.
- Suppuration of the axillary glands is relieved with Petroleum.
- Cracking of joints, with arthritic rigidity and drawing, tearing pains. Drawing pains in limbs.
- Swelling and redness of heel with burning pain and shootings worse on walking.
- Ulcers on the toes, originating in blisters on the toes.
- Burning sensation in palms of hands is relieved with Petroleum.
- Eruption that has disappeared without improvement in health is relieved with petroleum.
- Brown and yellow spots on skin are resolved with petroleum. Corns on feet.
- Skin unhealthy, every injury tends to ulceration. Ulcers with shooting pains, with raised edges.
- Cold feeling about the heart region, dry cough and oppression of chest worse, cold air.
- Sensation of heaviness, anxiety, and uneasiness in chest. Swelling and induration of glands, also after a contusion.
- Stiffness and tendency to numbness of limbs.
- Emaciation, also in children weakness, nausea and other suffering is relieved with Petroleum.
Side effects of Â Petroleum
- There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.Â
- It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.Â
- Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Petroleum
- Take 5 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
- You can also medicate the globules and take 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
- We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Petroleum
- Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
- If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.Â
- Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.Â
Terms and Conditions
We have assumed that you have consulted a physician before purchasing this medicine and are not self medicating. Homeopathic medicines have several uses and are prescribed on the basis of symptom similarity.