Hecla Lava (Hecla)

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Lava Scoriae from Mt. Hecla

(HEKLA LAVA)

Generals: Marked action upon the jaws. Of great use in exostosis, gum abscess, difficult teething. Nodosities, caries of bone, etc. Osteitis, periostitis, osteosarcoma; rachitis. Tumors in general. Bone necrosis. Necrosis and sinus after mastoid operation.

Face: Ulceration of nasal bones. Facial neuralgia from carious teeth and after extraction. Toothache, with swelling about jaws. Abscess of gums. Enlargement of maxillary bone. Cervical glands enlarged and indurated.

Relations:

Compare: Silicea terraSil, Mercurius solubilis (Hahnemanni)Merc, PhosphorusPhos, ConchiolinumConch - Mother of pearl (diaphysis of bone affected; parts extremely sensitive to touch). Amphisbaena vermicularisAmph-Snail-like lizard (great affinity for the jaw bones, worse by air and dampness). Slag silicaSlag - (Great itching of parts).

Dose: Lower triturations.