This mineral salt is present in the human body in comparatively very small quantities. It is an important constituent of the connective tissues, skin, hair and nails.
Silicea – acts as skin and connective tissue conditioner. It is beneficial for normal health of hair,skin and nails. It promotes suppuration of wounds and helps expel foreign bodies lodged in wounds /drains abscesses naturally. In the first stage of a skin eruption, Ferrum Phos and Kali Mur may be given but if they fail to check the eruption from developing, Silicea may be given to drain the pus