Silicea - RelationshipsSilica, Pure Flint, Silica Terra, Silicon Dioxide, Schuessler Tissue Salt, Cell Salts, Tissue Salts, Biochemic Tissue / Cell Salt Number # 12 / Twelve
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Silicea may help, unprocessed Silicea is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Silicea in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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Compare: BLACK Gun Powder Gunpowder 3X ( Abscesses, boils, carbuncles, limb purple. Wounds that refuse to heal; accident from bad food or water. - Clarke.) Hep Sulph Calc Hep.; Kali Phosphoricum Kali-phos.; Picricum Acidum Pic-ac.; Calc Carb Calc.; Phosphorus Phos.; Tabasheer; natrum silicum (tumors, hemophilia, arthritis; dose, three drops three times daily, in milk); Ferrum Cyanatum N/A (epilepsy; neuroses, with irritable weakness and hypersensitiveness, especially of a periodical character). Silica Marina Silica Marina - Silica Marina Sea-sand - (Silica Marina Silica And Natrum Mur. symptoms. Inflamed glands and commencing suppuration. Constipation. Use for some time 3X trit.) Vitrum - crown glass - (Potts; disease, after Silicea, necrosis, discharge thin, watery, fetid. Much pain, fine Grinding and grating like grit.) Arundo Donax Arundo Donax (acts on excretory and generative organs; suppuration, especially chronic, and where the ulceration is fistulous, especially in long bones. Itching eruption on chest, upper extremities and behind ears).
Compare Gettysburg N/A water (soreness between vertebrae worse on motion, pus from joints, as in caries of vertebrae, hip-joint disease, etc.).
Follows Calc Carb Calc-c
or Hep Sulph Calc Hepar
Related Calc Carb Calc-c
Kali Phosphoricum Kali-p
Complementary to Thuja Thuja.
Irritable and irascible when aroused; when let alone he is timid, retiring, wants to shirk everything; mild, gentle tearful women. The Silica child is cross and cries when spoken to. It is the natural complement and chronic of Pulsatilla Puls because of its great similarity; it is a deeper, more profound remedy.
Silica Marina Silic. is frequently indicated after; Belladonna Bellad., Bryonia Bryon., Calc Carb Calc. ostr N/A ., Cina Cina, Graphit., Hep Sulph Calc Hepar, Ignatia Ignat., Nitric Acid Nitr. ac., Phosphorus Phosphor.
Vaccination. Stone-cutting. Loss of fluids. Injury. Strains. Splinters. Foreign bodies.
Incompatible Merc Viv Merc. Follows well Belladonna Bell., Bryonia Bry., Calc Carb Calc., Calc Carb Calc. p. (in rickets when Calc Carb Calc. p. fails), Cin N/A ., Graphites Graph., Hep Sulph Calc Hep., Ignatia Ign., Nitric Acid Nit. ac., Phosphorus Pho. Followed well by Hep Sulph Calc Hep., Fl. ac., Lachesis Lach., Lycopodium Lyc., Sepia Sep. (If improvement ceases under Sil. a dose or two of Sulphur Sul. will set up reaction, and Sil. will then complete the cure).≡ more ...
REVERSE RELATIONSHIPSThese are relationship sections of other remedies that refer to Silicea. Where the text is greyed out, a relationship with that remedy is already described above.
Anthracinum > compare
Compare: Pyrogenium Pyrogen; Lachesis Lachesis; Crotalus Horridus Crotalus; Hippozoen; Echinacea Angustifolia Echi.; Silicea Silica follows well. In the treatment of carbuncles, remember the prescription of the prophet Isaiah for King Hezekiah’s carbuncle - i.e., the pulp of a fig placed on a poultice and apply. Tarentula Hispanica Tarent. Cubensis.
Arundo Mauritanica > compare
Compare: Anthroxanthum Odoratum Anthroxantum - Anthroxanthum Odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass (a popular medicine for hay-fever and coryza). Lolium Temulentum Lolium; Allium Cepa Cepa; Sabadilla Sabad.; Silicea Silica.
Calc Carb > complementary
Complementary: Belladonna Bell.; Rhus Tox Rhus; Lycopersicum Lycop.; Silicea Silica. Calcar. is useful after Sulphur where the pupils remain dilated. When Pulsatilla Pulsatilla failed in school girls.
Calcarea Phosphorica > compare
Compare: Calcarea Hypophosphorosa Calcar. Hypophosporosa (is to be preferred when it seems necessary to furnish the organism with liberal doses of Phosphorus Phosphorus in consequence of continued abscesses having reduced the vitality Give first and second decimal trit. Loss of appetite, rapid debility, night sweats; Acne pustulosa. - Pallor of skin, habitually Cold extremities. Phthisis - diarrhoea and cough; acute pains in chest. Mesenteric tuberculosis. Bleeding from lungs; angina pectoris; asthma; affection of arteries. Veins stand out like whipcords. Attacks of pain occurring two hours after meals (relieved by a cup of milk or light food). Cheiranthus Cheiri Cheiranthus (effects of cutting wisdom teeth). Calcarea renalis - Lapis Albus Lapis renalis - (arthritic nodosities. Riggs disease; lessens tendency to accumulation of tartar on teeth; gravel and renal calculi). Conchiolin. - Mater perlarum. - Mother of pearl (Osteitis. - Has a wide range of action in bone affections, especially when the growing ends are affected. Petechiae). Silicea Silica; Psorinum Psorin.; Sulphur Sulph.
Clematis Erecta > compare
Compare: Clematis vitalba (varicose and other ulcers); Silicea Sil.; Staphysagria Staph.; Petroleum Petrol.; Oleander Oleand.; Sarsaparilla Sarsap.; Cantharis Canth.; Acid Phos Phos-ac.; Pulsatilla Pulsat.
Equisetum Hyemale > compare
Compare: Hydrangea Arborescens Hydrangea; Ferrum Met Ferr. Phosphorus Phos.; Apis Mel Apis; Cantharis Canth.; Linaria Vulgaris Linaria; Chimaph N/A . Equisetum contains Silicea Silica in appreciable quantity.
Hecla Lava > compare
Compare: Silicea Silica; Merc Viv Mercur.; Phosphorus Phos.; Conchiolinum - Mother of pearl (diaphysis of bone affected; parts extremely sensitive to touch). Amphisbaena N/A - Snail-like lizard (great affinity for the jaw bones, worse by air and dampness.) Slag - (Great itching of parts).
Hep Sulph Calc > compare
Compare: Aconite Acon.; Spongia Tosta Spongia; Staphysagria Staphis.; Silicea Silica; Sulphur Sulph.; Calcarea Sulphurica Calc. Sulph.; Myristica Sebifera myristica. Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum antidotes bad effects from Merc Viv Mercury, Iodium Iodine, Potash, Oleum Morrhue Cod-liver Oil. Removes the weakening effects of Ether Ether.
Paeonia Officinalis > compare
Compare: Glechoma Hederacea Glechoma - Ground Ivy - (rectal symptom). Haman.; Silicea Sil.; Aesculus Aesc.; Ratanhia Ratanh ( Great constriction of anus; stools forced with great effort).
Paris Quadrifolia > compare
Compare: Pastinaca - Pastinaca Sativa Parsnip - (Loquacity; delirium tremens; illusions of vision; intolerance of milk; Roots used dietetically, cooked in water or as broth or as salad for consumptives and "kidney stones.") Silicea Sil.; Calc Carb Calc.; Nux Vomica Nux; Rhus Tox Rhus.
Phosphorus > complementary
Complementary: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Allium Cepa Cepa; Lycopodium Lyc.; Silicea Silica. Sanguisuga 30 - Leech - (Persistent hemorrhages; effects of use of leeches.) Phosphorus Phosph. Pentachloride (great soreness of mucous membrane of EYES and nose, throat and chest sore).
Ruta Graveolens > compare
Compare: Ratanhia Ratanhia; Carduus Benedictus Carduus. Rectal (irritation); Jaborandi (Pilocarpus) Jaborandi; Phytolacca Decandra Phyt.; Rhus Tox Rhus; Silicea Sil.; Arnica Arn.
Sanicula Aqua > compare
Compare: Abrotanum Abrot.; Alumina Alum.; Calc Carb Calc.; Silicea Sil.; Sulphur Sulph. Sanicula Aqua must not be confounded with the Sanicle (Eupatorinum Aromaticum Pool-root or wood marsh), also called Sanicula Aqua. This is used in various nervous affections, resembling Valeriana Valeriana. It is used as a vulnerary, resolvent for sanguineous extravasations, and as an astringent. Has not been proved.)
Sepia > relationships
Compare: Lilium Tigrinum Lil; Murex Murex; Silicea Silica; Sulphur Sulph.; Asperata-Nacent oxygen. Distilled water charged with the gas - (leucorrhoea of young girls and uterine catarrh); Ozonum N/A (SACRAL pain; tired feeling through pelvic viscera and perineum); Dictamnus Dictamnus Albus Burning Bush - (Soothes labor pains); (metrorrhagia, leucorrhoea, and constipation; also somnambulism). Lapathum ( Leucorrhoea with constriction and expulsive effort through womb and pain in kidneys).
Stannum Metallicum > compare
Compare: Causticum Caust.; Calc Carb Calc.; Silicea Sil.; Tuberculinum Tuberc.; Bacil N/A .; Helonias Dioica Helon. Myrtus chekan (chronic bronchitis, cough of phthisis, emphysema, with gastric catarrhal complications and thick, yellow difficult sputum. Old persons with weakened power of expectoration.)
Strontium Carbonicum > compare
Compare: Arnica Arnica; Ruta Graveolens Ruta; Silicea Sil.; Baryta C N/A .; Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo.; Stront N/A . JODAT (arteriosclerosis.) Strontium N/A Bromium Brom ( often gives excellent results where a bromide is indicated. Vomiting of pregnancy. Nervous dyspepsia. It is anti-fermentative and neutralizes excessive acidity.) Stront. nit ( Morbid cravings; headache and eczema behind ears.)
Teucrium Marum Verum > compare
Compare: Teucrium Scorodonia N/A - Wood-Salvia Officinalis Sage (in tuberculosis with muco-purulent expectoration; dropsy; orchitis and Tuberculous epididymitis; especially in young, thin individuals with tuberculosis of lungs, glands; bones and uro-genitals, 3X). Cina Cina; Ignatia Ignat.; Sanguinaria Canadensis Sang.; Silicea Sil.
Thuja > compare
Compare: (Hydrogenoid constitution; Calcar.; Silicea Silica; Natrum Sulphurosum Nat-sulph.; Aranea N/A ; Apis Mel Apis; Pulsatilla Pulsat.) Cupressus Cupressus Australis (sharp, prickling pain; general feeling of warmth; rheumatism and gonorrhoea). Cupressus Cupressus Lawsoniana (acts like Thuja Occidentalis; Terrible pains in the stomach). sphingurus (falling out of hair from beard; pain in jaw-joint and zygoma); Silicea Sil.; Maland N/A ( vaccination); Medorrh ( Suppressed gonorrhoea); Merc Viv Merc.; Cannab N/A .; Terebinthina Terebinth.; Juniperus; Sabina Sabin.; SIL.; Cantharis Canth.; Cannab.; Nitric Acid Nit-ac.; Pulsatilla Puls.; Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. Tart.; ARBORIN is a non-alcoholic preparation of THUJA.