Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Silicea in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Dry with hoarseness; with soreness in chest; excited by tickling in throat-pit; hollow, spasmodic; loose, day and night; with profuse expectoration; vomiting of tenacious mucus in the morning; with purulent sputa; awakens him at night; worse from motion; scanty mucous expectoration.
Expectoration profuse, fetid, purulent, green; only during day; of viscid, milky, acrid mucus; at times pale, frothy blood; often tastes greasy.
Colds fail to yield; sputum persistently muco-purulent and profuse.≡ more ...