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Calcium silicatum syn. Calcarea silicata
Key Uses:Boils, warts, or abscessesLack of confidenceSevere acne or acne rosacea
Origin : Occurs naturally as wollastonite, but usually prepared chemically.
Background : Calcium silicate is a vital constituent of glass and cement. In the food industry it is used as an anti-sticking agent in salt, rice, and candy.
Preparation : The compound is mixed with lactose sugar and triturated.
Remedy Profile : Those for whom Calc. sil. is most suited tend to feel weak and cold, although overheating makes them feel worse. They may seem obsessed with dead friends and relatives, and may talk to the dead in their imaginations. Thrift and a lack of confidence are also typical in these people.
The remedy is used primarily for this state of mind in conjunction with skin conditions, especially severe acne or acne rosacea, boils, warts, or abscesses.
Symptoms Better : For lying down, especially on the back.
Symptoms Worse : For cold; for touch; for jarring; in the evening; at night.