silicea


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silicea

An extremely dilute formulation of silica.

Homeopathy
Silicea is said to be useful for individuals who are nervous, irritable or have a sanguine temperament. It is used by homeopaths for persons with light complexion, malnourished children, for exhaustion, nervous prostration, etc.
 
There are no peer-reviewed data supporting the efficacy of homeopathy as a treatment philosophy or modality.
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The commercial homeopathic treatments from Silicea terra and Phosphoric acid (Similia[R]) did not show a definite effect on the immune response, but they showed clear and significant increases of energetic reserves in treated scallops.
(33) Continua mas abajo expresando que "La silicea no es mas que tierra arenosa, cruge [sic] entre los dedos, no se adhiere a las manos, y no forma pasta con el agua (...).
Esta percepcion nos permite atribuir el origen de la hendidura a un proceso de formacion mecanico, en el que la superficie silicea debio de ofrecer resistencia a la presion del roce generada por la intrusion de particulas liticas que rayaron la superficie y provocaron la perdida de materia.