Silica is a tissue salt that has traditionally been used for the relief of symptoms associated with frequent colds and earache, boils, abscesses, splinters, fragile skin when every little injury suppurates, weak nails with white spots.
Is a trace mineral, important for the development of strong bones, healthy skin, hair and connective tissue and as such is used in conditions associated with malnutrition and physical weakness. Silica, as a homoeopathic remedy, is commonly used in home prescribing for skin conditions such as boils, ingrown hairs, abscesses, and wounds that suppurate and are slow to heal. It may also be helpful for the ill effects of vaccination and accelerates the expulsion of foreign bodies, such as splinters. For this reason, care should be taken if the individual has artificial implants. It also has an affinity for conditions associated with nerves, glands and tubes in the body such as those of the ears and eyes. Keywords
- Pus formation
- Pain like a pin pricking
- Weakness of mind and body
Wrapping up warmly; warm weather, summerWorse:
Drafts; open air; full moon; storms; cold drinks; vaccination