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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FEVER AND CHILL
Stages and states
Especially suitable for children, large heads, open sutures; much sweat about head; large bellies.
Nervous, irritable persons, with dry skin, profuse saliva, diarrhoea, night-sweats.
Weakly persons, fine skin, pale face; light complexion; lax muscles.
Rachitic, anaemic conditions; caries.
Oversensitive, imperfectly nourished, not from want of food but from imperfect assimilation.
Stone-cutters; chest affections and total loss of strength.≡ more ...