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SILICEA or silica is essential to the health of bones, joints, skin, and glands. Deficiency produces catarrh in the respiratory system, pus discharges from the skin, slow wound healing, and offensive body odor. This remedy cleanses and eliminates waste. It helps the body to throw off non-functional organic matter, and is called the "homeopathic surgeon." Silica can create a passage to the surface of the skin and rid the body of impurities. Since Silica restores activity to the skin, and aids in the cleansing process, it helps to cure chronic skin conditions. Very successful in the treatment of boils, pimples and abscesses, for hair and nail health, blood cleansing, and rebuilding the body after illness or injury.
AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. An immune system deficiency disorder that suddenly alters the body's ability to defend itself. The AIDS virus invades the T4 helper/inducer lymphocytes and multiplies, causing a breakdown in the body's immune system, eventually leading to overwhelming infection and/or cancer, with ultimate death.
Catarrh: Mucous membrane inflammation.
Chronic: Usually Chronic illness: Illness extending over a long period of time.
Homeopathy: A system of medicine based on the belief that the cure of disease can be effected by minute doses of substances that, if given to a healthy person in large doses, would produce the same symptoms as are present in the disease being treated. Homeopathy employs natural substances in small doses to stimulate the body's reactive process to remove toxic waste and bring the body back into balance.