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Hermes once separated two
serpents entwined in mortal combat to bring about peace. These
serpents were later included in the medical Caduceus as a sign
viewing: Homeopathics - Petroleum - Contemporary - Level
3 to Homeopathics -
Petroleum - Level 2
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by: Pacific Academy of
Homeopathy, San Francisco, California.
The summary below is a
prcis by Dr Peter of a recent proving carried out on Petroleum by Pacific Academy of Homeopathy,
San Francisco, California. For full
details of 6 page proving click the hyperlink below their logo
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violence, intense anger, face feels hot & bothered, a
feeling of being attacked, of hostility, confrontation, a
sense of violence and conflict, ultimately leading to death
to be in control and focused. Gets irritable when authority
questioned. A strong feeling of things happening fast,
rapidly, suddenly, especially a feeling of waking very
quickly. A feeling that events and things can easily get
out of control.
shooting stabbing pains/ behind the knee, behind the eye,
in the head, teeth, ovaries, lumbar, and hand. Stabbing
pains, like knives, and sharp, shooting, stitching sensations
all over the body
were intense sensations of burning, heat, rawness, dryness and
itching all over body but there was no redness or heat. The
mouth, skin and mucous membranes, eyes were strongly
Desire A relationship with
alcohol was clearly expressed, with a feeling that ones
capacity for its consumption had increased and there was an
increased hunger for food and liquids in general.
Duality/Disconnection General sense
of fragmentation not aware of body except for pain. Feels
isolated in a crowd, did not feel like making any
attempts of socialize Indifference
Fast/Rapid/Sudden/Waking Wakes up
startled and disoriented to the time or what day it is, with a
feeling of being late even thopugh it is extremely early.
Needs to find out what day and time it is.
Lightness/Playfulness Feeling of lightness, of being blas, of being light and
high, light hearted, optimistic, nonchalant.
clear, focused, great clarity early work day, attended a
meeting and understanding and digesting all the conversation
was effortless, very clear headed, ability to focus in the
moment, lots of energy the whole day.
Feeling kind of
lost, driving in circles, dont really mind. Dullness,
confusion, a feeling of being lost, disoriented and feeling
slow Very strong state of confusion and disconnection,
couldnt express or think of how to describe anything. Had no
idea where I was, forgot the way to the grocery store. Dull,
tired and forgetful
mental energy to function today. Doesnt talk at lunch time.
Just sat quietly. Didnt feel like exertion any energy today.
Not much energy to do things. Upon standing up felt weakness
in lower back. Almost like I could collapse. Felt like
lying down. Heavy eye lids. Sleepy all
Products All I could smell was an oil/gasoline
smell. I keep smelling an oil like smell. Smells like car
Houses/Buildings Has recurring
dream of going through beautiful buildings, that I was leasing
a commercial property, that I was in an apartment house
similar to that of my parents, that I was moving to a small
town with my son, dreams of lots of building, brick and
felt I really wanted to downsize instantly Always feel
better outside. Inside is heavy and tight Unable to
tolerate any constriction from others. Tightness in neck,
extremely fat, especially in abdomen area, enlarged
abdomen, trapped gas, stomach distended and very
Mineral Latin Name: Oleum Common Name:
Oil Homeopahtic: Petroleum to Homeopathics Level
1 Remedy Headers Brought to you by:
1. Adapted to persons with light
hair and skin; irritable, quarrelsome disposition ( Nux ); easily
offended at trifles ( Ign. , Med. ); vexed at everything.
2. Ailments: from riding in a
carriage, railroad car, or in a ship ( Coc. , Sanic. ).
3. Ailments which are worse before
and during a thunderstorm ( Nat. c. , Phos. , Psor. ).
4. Symptoms appear and disappear
rapidly ( Bell. , Mag. p. - reverse of Plat. , Stan. ).
5. During sleep or delirium:
imagines that one leg is double; that another person lies alongside
of him in same bed; that there are two babies in the bed ( Val. ).
6. Vertigo on rising ( Bry. ); in
occiput; as if intoxicated; like seasickness ( Coc. ).
7. Headache: in occiput, which is
as heavy as lead; pressing, pulsating pain; as if everything in the
head were alive; numb, bruised, as if made of wood.
8. Gastralgia: of pregnancy; with
pressing, drawing pains; whenever stomach is empty; relieved by
constant eating ( Anac. , Chel. , Sep. ).
9. Diarrhoea: yellow, watery,
gushing; after cabbage, sour krout; during pregnancy, stormy
weather; always in the daytime.
10. Painful sensitiveness of skin
of whole body; all clothing is painful; slight injury suppurates (
11. Skin of hands rough, cracked,
tips of fingers rough, cracked, fissured, every winter; tenderness
of the feet, which are bathed in foul-smelling sweat ( Graph. ,
Sanic. , Sil. ).
12. Herpes: of genital organs
extending to perineum and thighs; itching, redness; skin cracked,
rough, bleeding; dry or moist.
13. Heat and burning of soles of
feet and palms of hands ( Sang. , Sulph. ).
14. Sweat and moisture of external
genitals, both sexes.
15. Painful, itching chilblains
and chapped hands < in cold weather; decubitus.
16. Sensation of coldness about
the heart ( Carbo an. , [Kali m.], Nat. m. ).
17. Relations. - One of our best
antidotes for lead poisoning.
18. The skin symptoms are worse in
winter, better in summer ( Alum. ); if suppressed, causes diarrhoea.
19. Aggravation. - Carriage riding
( Coc. , Sanic. ); during a thunderstorm; in winter ( Alum. ).