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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Sore throat, with an accumulation of mucus in throat.
Severe tonsillitis ("Sil. 12x trit. is specific.")
Pain as from excoriation and pricking as from pins (stitches) in throat, during deglutition (quinsy).
Swelling of the uvula.
Swelling of the palate.
Difficult deglutition, as from paralysis of the gullet.
Paralysis of velum palati.
Tendency of food to ascend into nasal fossae during deglutition.
Food is ejected through nose.≡ more ...