Hecla LavaLava Scoriae From Mt. Hecla, Hekla Lava
Below are the strongest indications of Hecla Lava in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Marked action upon The jaws. Of great use in exostosis, gum abscess, difficult teething. Nodosities, caries of bone, etc. Osteitis, periostitis, osteosarcoma; rachitis. TUMORS in general. Bone necrosis. Necrosis and sinus after mastoid operation.
Compare: Silica; Mercur.; Phos.; Conchiolinum - Mother of pearl (diaphysis of bone affected; parts extremely sensitive to touch).
Amphisbaena - Snail-like lizard (great affinity for the jaw bones, worse by air and dampness.)
Slag - (Great itching of parts).
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.