It is one of the abused remedies. It is used externally in rheumatism, bruises and all sorts of troubles, and the amelioration that comes is the result of establishing a disease on the surface, by counter-irritation, and not by homeopathic action. Crude Petroleum is extensively used in the oil regions on both man and beast


Hysterical sensitivity with extreme aggravation from noise, motion and exertion marks this remedy as unique. The pains are aggravated from noise, and motion, and the nerves are in such a state of sensitivity that a painful thrill passes over the body in waves and nausea follows. Nausea from noise is strikingly strange. It cures the


1. Fair women and children of weak, nervous temperament with tendency to spasmodic complaints ; sensitive, romantic girls. 2. Patient cannot bear least contradiction ; angry and offended at mere trifles ; times passes too quickly. 3. Great lassitude of the whole body with trembling weakness. 4. Sensation of emptiness or hollowness in various organs


1. Fair-complexioned subjects who take cold easily. 2. Irritability and quarrelsomeness ; trifles offend. 3. Low fevers with delirium ; patient imagines there is another person in the bed ; that he is double ; that two babies are in the bed beside her. 4. Occipital vertigo or headache with pressure and heaviness like lead.