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Which type is silica x for homeopathy?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Silica: Silica is a mineral remedy from the 3rd row of the periodic table. It's sometimes needed in patients who have very low self-confidence, and who long to be seen in a special way by others. They may be very obstinate, yet extremely anxious about details. Silica can also help in certain kinds of pharyngitis, sinusitis, and abscesses. The "x" means a potency on the decimal scale, such as 12x.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Thanks. I just learned a little homeopathy.
Jun 5, 2013

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