Borax is a remedy with a wider sphere of usefulness in the case of mouth ulcers and disorders of the skin and gastrointestinal tract.
It is a highly effective remedy for the effects of hot and acrid leucorrhoea in females.
Borax is also known as Borax Veneta and borate of sodium.
This medicine is prepared from sodium tetraborate. It is used as a domestic remedy for all sorts of local conditions as a soothing substance and for healing purposes.
It was proved and introduced to homeopathy by Dr. Hahnemann.
It is a wonderful remedy from the mineral kingdom.
Borax Constitution /Personality
Borax is particularly well-suited for individuals, primarily women and children, who exhibit specific characteristics. These individuals often have pale, earthy faces, red noses in the case of young women, lax skin and muscles, and tangled, frowsy hair.
Borax patients tend to have a thermally hot disposition and often have a background of psora.
This remedy is especially effective for treating hysterical women who are characterized by restlessness, anxiety, and heightened excitability.
Borax is indicated for conditions affecting the mucous membranes of the mouth and urinary organs, characterized by excessive ulceration, heat, and copious secretions.
This remedy is valuable for individuals who have a dread of downward motion in various complaints, such as when going downstairs or rapidly downhill.
Borax is effective for treating aphthae, particularly in children who have ulcers in their mouths that feel hot to the mother’s nipples, often leading to the child screaming before urination.
It is also a great remedy for cystitis and bladder distension, especially when the bladder is affected by ulcers and excess mucus, resulting in pain.
Borax is a useful remedy for leucorrhoea, which is copious, albuminous, and naturally hot.
Homeopaths frequently employ Borax to address gonorrhoea with copious gleety and mucus discharge from the bladder, along with symptoms like bladder soreness and burning urination.
This remedy is top listed in homeopathy for its peculiar and characteristic nervous symptoms, which have been verified in clinical practice, especially in the treatment of children.
Borax is of significant value in managing conditions such as epilepsy and aphthous ulceration of mucous membranes.
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
Borax is indicated for mental conditions characterized by extreme irritability and anxiety, particularly when these feelings are triggered by downward motions, such as rocking, being carried downstairs, or being laid down.
This is a notable remedy for individuals who display an anxious expression on their faces during downward motions. They may start and throw up their hands when being laid down, as if they are afraid of falling.
Patients requiring Borax are often excessively nervous, easily frightened, and highly sensitive to sudden noises.
Borax is also a valuable remedy for addressing violent fright and fear of thunder, as well as aversion to loud sounds.
Borax is indicated for severe headaches accompanied by symptoms such as nausea and trembling of the whole body.
This remedy is also effective for hair conditions in which the hair becomes tangled at the tips and cannot be easily separated, similar to the condition known as Plica Polonica.
Borax is indicated for nose conditions characterized by redness, particularly in young women.
The nose may become red and shiny, accompanied by swelling, throbbing, and a tensive sensation.
This remedy is also effective for cases where the nose tip is swollen and ulcerated, with the presence of dry crusts.
Borax is indicated for eye conditions where there is a painful condition of the eyes characterized by inward-turning eyelashes.
This remedy is also suitable for individuals who experience visions of bright waves.
Additionally, Borax is effective for inflamed eyelids, particularly when the eyelids rub against the eyeball, causing discomfort.
Borax is a valuable remedy for earaches, especially when the ears are highly sensitive to even the slightest noise, although they may not be as disturbed by louder noises.
Borax is indicated for cases in which the face displays various symptoms, including flushing, paleness, and an earthy complexion, often accompanied by a suffering expression.
This remedy is effective when there is facial swelling and the presence of pimples on the nose and lips.
Additionally, Borax is suitable for individuals who experience a sensation of cobwebs on their face.
Borax is a top-listed remedy for mouth conditions, particularly when there are severe mouth aphthae.
These aphthae are characterized by the presence of white, fungous-like growth in the mouth, which causes heat and tenderness. The ulcers in the mouth may bleed when touched or during eating.
This remedy is also effective for painful gumboils.
In children, Borax is indicated when crying occurs during nursing.
Furthermore, Borax can be used for individuals who experience a bitter taste in the mouth, described as tasting like cellar Mold.
Borax is indicated for conditions involving a sore throat characterized by soreness and ulceration in the throat. This can lead to difficulty in swallowing.
Individuals requiring Borax may experience soreness in the throat, along with a sticking and painful sensation that makes it challenging to open the mouth and eat.
Borax is indicated for chest conditions characterized by a hacking and violent cough, often accompanied by expectoration that has a mouldy taste and smell.
This remedy is effective for individuals with asthma who experience stitches in the chest, particularly during inspiration, and have a cough with a mouldy taste. Their breath may also have a mouldy odour.
Borax can be beneficial for pleurodynia, especially when the pain is concentrated in the upper part of the right chest.
Additionally, Borax is suitable for individuals with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders who may have episodes of breathing arrest when lying down. This can lead to the patient having to abruptly catch their breath, causing pain in the right side of the chest.
Furthermore, Borax is indicated for exertional breathlessness, where the person becomes breathless while going upstairs.
Borax is indicated for heart conditions characterized by palpitations accompanied by sharp stitching pains in the chest.
These individuals may experience sharp pain in the region of the heart, which worsens with each breath (aggravation by inspiration).
Borax is indicated for stomach conditions characterized by excessive distention after eating, which can lead to vomiting.
This remedy is also suitable for gastralgia (stomach pain) that is linked to uterine disturbances.
In cases of stomach colic, Borax can be effective when there is pain that feels as though diarrhoea might occur.
Borax is indicated for cases of a distended abdomen with a sensation of distention throughout the entire abdomen.
It is particularly relevant in children with loose, pappy, and foul-smelling stools.
This remedy is also effective for diarrhoea characterized by a strong offensive odour. The diarrhoea is often preceded by colic and is accompanied by stools containing mucus.
Additionally, Borax is indicated when there is an aphthous sore mouth present.
Borax is indicated for conditions affecting the urinary organs, particularly in cases where there is painful urination following a gonorrhea infection.
The urine is characterized by its heat, causing a burning sensation in the urethra during passage. The urine also emits a pungent odor and is associated with a smarting pain at the orifice.
In children, Borax is useful when they are fearful of urinating and may scream before doing so. After urination, small red particles may be observed on the child’s diaper.
This remedy is effective for urinary tract infections accompanied by dull pain.
It is marked by bladder soreness, the presence of thick mucus in the urine, and a sensation of soreness in the urethra following urination.
These symptoms are often associated with a frequent urge to urinate.
Borax is indicated for male sexual problems characterized by a notable absence of sexual desire.
In cases of erectile issues, it is a valuable remedy, particularly when men experience painful tension during morning erections.
This remedy is also highly effective for cases of gonorrhoea. It is characterized by chancres that appear on the prepuce and are accompanied by stitching pains.
Borax is indicated when the penis is covered in ulcers that cause pain as if something is sticking, and these ulcers are sensitive to touch.
Borax is indicated for females experiencing frequent urinary tract infections, often following gonorrhoea, with dull aching pain in the lower abdomen.
It is also a valuable remedy for labor pains, accompanied by frequent eructations.
This remedy is a top choice for cases of galactorrhoea, particularly when it causes pain during nursing and severe pain in the opposite breast.
In cases of leucorrhoea characterized by discharge resembling the white of eggs and a sensation as if warm water were flowing, Borax is often prescribed.
Membranous dysmenorrhea, featuring violent labour-like pain before and during menstruation, as if the uterus would expel itself through the vagina, is another condition where Borax is highly effective.
It is also useful for cases of menses that are too soon and profuse, accompanied by griping, nausea, and pain in the stomach extending into the small of the back, with a hot flow that starts in less quantity but with the same violent pains until the membranes are expelled.
Borax is a top choice for membranous dysmenorrhea associated with sterility.
Homeopaths commonly use this remedy to address female infertility, as Borax is believed to facilitate easy conception.
Furthermore, Borax is effective in treating eczema of the female genitals, which may present with sensations of distention in the clitoris, sticking, pruritus of the vulva, and eczema.
Borax is indicated for cases of rheumatism and gout that present with pain in the upper part of the shoulders and the prominent region of the vertebrae, often accompanied by a sensation of cobwebs on the hands.
This remedy is valuable for dermatitis characterized by itching on the back of finger joints and hands, accompanied by throbbing pain in the tip of the thumb.
Stitches in the soles of the feet can be alleviated with Borax.
Borax is also useful for heel pain and a burning sensation in the great toe, often accompanied by inflammation of the balls of the toes.
In cases of eczema affecting the toes and fingers, with the potential loss of nails, Borax can offer effective relief.
Borax is indicated for individuals experiencing rheumatic pain in the back.
The pain in the back is often sharp and drawing, with a tendency to occur between the shoulder blades, on the shoulders, and in the nape of the neck.
This pain can be particularly troublesome when attempting to stoop.
This remedy is also beneficial for cases of furunculosis in the armpit, where there is severe itching and a sensation of crawling in the sacrum.
Borax can effectively alleviate aching and burning pains in the sacrum, especially when seated and when attempting to stoop.
Borax is indicated for low-grade gonorrhoeal fevers. In such cases, individuals may experience shivering, shuddering, or a sensation of cold, accompanied by trembling, heaviness, and weakness. These cold sensations can be followed by heat.
Chilliness is often present, especially during sleep, with episodes of heat occurring in the morning and evening.
There may be significant perspiration during morning sleep, with a tendency for this to occur most frequently in the afternoon.
This perspiration is often followed by heat, along with symptoms like headache or pain in the hypochondria, and sometimes followed by sweat.
Borax is particularly useful when there is fever with thirst either before or during the cold phase, or alternatively, after the sweat has occurred.
It is also indicated when there is evening heat in bed, with a tendency for shivering to occur upon being even slightly uncovered, and with moisture of the body during the night.
Borax is a valuable remedy for sleep disorders, particularly when the sleep is disrupted by vivid and sensual dreams.
Individuals may find it difficult to sleep due to excessive heat, especially in the head area. In the case of children, they may cry out in their sleep, as if frightened or disturbed.
It is a great remedy for individuals who experience psoriasis, especially when it results from suppressed gonorrhoea.
Borax is effective in treating erysipelas, particularly when it occurs on the face.
It helps alleviate dermatitis with severe itching on the back of the finger joints.
Borax is beneficial for individuals with unhealthy skin, especially when minor injuries lead to suppuration.
It is useful for treating herpes, characterized by erysipelatous inflammation, swelling, and tension.
Chilblains find relief in the open air when treated with Borax.
Eruptions on the fingers and hands, accompanied by severe itching and stinging, respond well to Borax.
Borax can also be considered for hair conditions where the hair ends become tangled and problematic.
Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worse, while the amelioration factor improves the condition of the disease.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The condition of Borax gets aggravated by, downward motion, sudden noise, smoking, warm weather, and menses, before urination.
The conditions of the Borax get better by pressure, evening, cold weather, and holding painful side with hand.
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Borax are Bryonia; Sanicula; Sulphuric acid.
These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.
Remedies similar to Borax are Lycopodium in cases of urinary conditions.
The remedies that were incompatible with Borax is Acetic acid.
Borax antidotes the ill effects of smoking, as well as other stimulants.
Borax Uses, Dosage & Potencies
Borax 30 Uses
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
It is of great value in the treatment of mouth ulcers, Gonorrhoea, and urine retention.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Borax match.
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7 days or every 15 days once.
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of the Borax and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potencies. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Borax is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with haemorrhages.
It is mainly used to relieve symptoms of, Urinary tract and should only be given when all the symptoms of Borax are matched with the patient’s symptoms.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Finger joints ulcers
- Menstruation that is membranous
- Nose- affections
- Syphilitic sore-throat
- Taste disorder
- Urine strong-smelling
- Herpes Zoster
Borax Side Effects
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.
Remember that homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on individual symptoms and characteristics. It’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopath for proper evaluation and personalized treatment. Homeopathy focuses on treating the whole person, so a detailed case study is necessary to select the most appropriate remedy.
Homeopathic medicines should be taken only when prescribed by a homeopathic physician. Self-medication may aggravate the original conditions.