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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Tough slime in the fauces.
Tonsils swollen, each effort to swallow distorts face.
Tonsillitis when the suppurating gland will not heal.
Pricking in throat, as from a pin, causing cough.
Throat feels as if filled up, as if he could not swallow; frequent cough bringing up white, frothy, saltish mucus; worse toward evening.
Paralysis of the velum palati; food is ejected through the nose.
Painful swallowing, no inflammation; hysteria.
Swallowing difficult, as from paralysis.
Food gets easily into the choanae.
Hoarseness, roughness of larynx.
Husky voice; worse morning; chronic coryza.
Fibrous, painless swelling on larynx, connected with thyroid cartilage.≡ more ...