Silicea in homeopathy (all you need to know)

Silicea is a homeopathic remedy made from silicon, useful for undernourished children, women and elderly people, with osteoporosis, skin problems and weakness. Let’s find out better.

Silicea, silicic acid, is an acid obtained by treating an alkaline silicate with hydrochloric acid; silicon is a non-metal or nonmetal. It appears as a fine, white, water-insoluble powder, devoid of taste and odor.

Silicon after oxygen is the most widespread element; on the earth’s crust it is contained in silicic anhydride and in numerous silicates, present in nature in crystalline modifications such as quartz in its pure state.

The homeopathic preparation Silicea is obtained from rock crystal subjected to grinding.

When using Silicea

Silicea is a constitutional remedy; it is indicated: mainly in chronic cases, especially in children, the elderly and women. Silicea is generally used in the following cases:

  • asthenia, weakness, malnutrition, weight loss , even in children
  • bronchitis, sinusitis, nasopharyngitis
  • excessive shyness and emotionality
  • bone problems, fractures, brittleness, calcium absorption difficulties, tooth decay, osteoporosis, weak and white-spotted nails
  • styes, pimples, acne
  • disturbed sleep, sleepwalking, nightmares

Dosage and administration

For all cases, 6CH dilution is recommended, 2-3 granules 1-3 times a day.

Who is Silicea recommended to

The subject Silicea is among the most chilly subjects that there are, asthenic, with a tendency to chronic suppurative processes, rather fussy, obstinate and insecure. He is a rather thin and not very vigorous type, with a pale complexion, thin and dry skin .

He often has a pained, sad, sulky and somewhat hostile expression on his face. You sweat a lot in your head when you fall asleep, the sweat is quite acidic and gives off a bad smell.

Newborn, frequently refusing breast milk, may have vomiting and diarrhea after feeding and require a bottle of water in the middle of the night. Stools are rather dry and difficult to pass.


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