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Silicea - Modalities Etc

Silica, Pure Flint, Silica Terra, Silicon Dioxide, Schuessler Tissue Salt, Cell Salts, Tissue Salts, Biochemic Tissue / Cell Salt Number # 12 / Twelve, Sil.

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Silicea in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



(Forenoon), Distraction of mind; 10 A.M., to 8 P.M., fever.

(Afternoon), 3 to 9 P.M., headache; tearing and sticking in head; throbbing frontal headache; griping colic; fever.

(Evening), While sitting and standing, vertigo; jerking through head; headache in forehead; acid eructations; itching in rectum; after lying down, cough; in bed, biting in legs and arms; chilliness; cold feet.

(Night), Rush of blood to the head; headache; pressive headache; agglutination of the eyes; toothache; roughness and scraping in throat; pains in lower abdomen; pain in testicles; cough; drawing between scapula; sweat.

(Cold air), Stitches in teeth.

(Deep breathing), Stitches in chest; pain beneath left ribs; sticking pains.

(Eating), Toothache.

(After eating), Difficult hearing; pain in abdomen; pressure in abdomen; cough; oppression of chest.

(Lying of left side), Vertigo.

(During menses), Anxiety in pit of stomach; cold feet.

(At new moon), Most symptoms.

(Motion), Tearing headache in forehead; pain in sinciput; pain in temples; pain in left side of head; pain across hypochondria; stiffness of left arm; pain.

(Pressure), Pain in left side of head.

(Reflection), Vertigo.

(Rest), Vertigo; pressure upon scapulae.

(On rising), Vertigo.

(Sitting), Vertigo; headache in forehead; stiffness of back; tearing in knees; tearing pain in legs.

(Standing), Palpitation; pain in feet.

(Stooping), Vertigo, headache in forehead; pain in temples; nosebleed; pain in small of back; pain in left hip.

(Storm), Exhaustion.

(Swallowing), Crackling in ear.

(Talking), Headache in forehead.

(Turning suddenly), Headache in forehead.

(While urinating), Cutting, burning, and smarting in urethra.

(On waking), Anxiety.

(Walking), Vertigo; pinching in the head; headache in forehead; sticking pain in left side of abdomen; stitches in rectum; oppression of chest; pain in feet; tearing in feet.

(Walking in open air), Nausea; pressure in stomach; griping in abdomen; heaviness of extremities.

(Warmth), Pain in legs.


Night, noon till night, evening, stepping hard, motion, Of eyes, writing, mental exertion, flaking, becoming heated, uncovering head and letting it get cold, drafts, stooping.

Night, lying thereon, pressure, undressing, becoming warm in bed, touch, changing weather, at change of moon, stormy weather.

WORSE, new moon, in morning, from washing, during menses, uncovering, lying down, damp, lying on left side, cold.



Damp Uncovering


Checked sweat, worse feet

Sensitive to Nervous excitement



Jarring spine

Change of moon


Mental exertion



(Binding head tightly), Tearing pain in head.

(Motion), Tearing in knees.

(Riding in open air), Vertigo.


Wrapping head warmly, tight bandage on, in a warm room.

Wrapping up warmly, warm room, dry warm weather.

BETTER, warmth, wrapping up head, summer; in wet or humid weather.

WARM WRAPS; to head


Profuse urination

Desires and aversions

Canine hunger, with nervous, irritable persons.

Want of appetite; excessive thirst.

Wants only small quantity of preserves.

Averse to warm, cooked food; desires only cold things, disgust for meat.


Ravenous hunger, so that it was difficult to fall asleep (fourteenth day),

Ravenous hunger before supper, with complete loss of appetite and trembling in all the limbs, followed by chilliness and coldness over the whole body, with heat in the chest (second day),

Ravenous hunger, in the morning,

Ravenous hunger, with collection of water in the mouth,

Ravenous hunger appeased only by lying still a short time,

Excessive hunger,

Constant hunger, and after eating, fulness in the stomach, and even then hunger,

Gnawing hunger, that is for only a short time relieved by a bite of bread,

Hunger in the evening; he ate more than usual and then was not satisfied, but after a quarter of an hour there was a feeling of fulness in the stomach (after fifteen days),

Is very hungry; eats as usual, and then complains that everything seems to be up in the throat,

Appetite for he does not know what, with accumulation of water in the mouth,

She ate very little, immediately became averse to everything,

Aversion to meat,

Appetite bad (sixteenth day),

Diminished appetite, ; (sixteenth day),

Loss of appetite, with clean tongue (fourth, fifth, and sixth days),

Sense of appetite and taste became defective,

Loss of appetite and taste,

Complete loss of appetite,



Increased thirst,

Drinks more than usual,

Very great thirst and dryness in the throat (after ten days),

Excessive thirst, without desire to drink, even during the chill (third and fourth days),

Much thirst (after five days),

Much thirst at night; the mouth was constantly dry (after forty-eight hours),


Eructations, ; (thirty-fifth day),

Frequent eructations of gas (after forty-eight hours),

Frequent not disagreeable eructations (third day),

Uprisings of water into the mouth, which she was obliged to spit out (fourth day),

Acid eructations, in the evening,

Sour and bitter eructations, in the morning, as from a disordered stomach,

Eructations, acidity, and a horrible taste coming up from the stomach always after eating, and lasting till eating again,

Constant belching up of wind from the stomach,

Loud uprisings,

Violent eructations after supper,

Violent eructations (twentieth day),


Hiccough for twenty-five minutes, between 12 and 12.30 (third day),

Hiccough before and after eating,

Hiccough, in the evening in bed,


Warm uprisings from the stomach to the throat,

Intense heartburn, with sense of load at epigastrium,

Position etc

Morning 3, 7, 11, 22, 25, 37. 6 A.M. 40. Afternoon 40. 3-5 P.M. 40. Evening 1, 5, 13, 15, 34, 40. 11 P.M. 40. Night 3, 4, 10, 21, 22, 24, 27, 34, 36, 40, 46. Day 27, 40, 46. Day and night 27, 34.