Borax Homeopathy Medicine – Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Borax Homeopathy Medicine - Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

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. It is commonly known as the 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.

When the powder is taken or used in adequate proportion, potentized, and proved according to the doctrine of proving it becomes one of the most valuable remedies in the field of homeopathy.

It was proved and introduced to homeopathy by Dr. Hahnemann.

It is a wonderful remedy from the mineral kingdom.

Its bicarbonate of soda powder is taken, is also prepared which is further potentized and Dilutions are prepared with alcohol.

Mother Tincture and trituration of the powder is prepared and subsequent potencies are made.

The process of dynamization arouses the latent curative powers and makes Borax an invaluable homeopathic medicine to serve a therapeutic purpose when given in dynamic doses.

Borax Constitution /Personality

Borax is a remedy, best suited for people mostly women and children with pale earthy faces, the red nose of young women, lax skin and muscles, and tangled and frowsy hair.

Borax patient is thermally hot with psora in the background. It is best suited to hysterical women they are restless and anxious and very excitable.

Guiding symptoms of Borax

Borax is one of the best remedies for its action on the mucous membranes of the mouth and urinary organs, there is too much ulceration heat and copious secretions.

It is a wonderful remedy for the dread of downward motion in nearly all complaints example while going downstairs or rapidly downhill.

It is a wonderful remedy for aphthae, the child’s mouth is full of ulcers and feels hot to the mother’s nipples, and the child screams before urination.

It is a great remedy for cystitis and distension of the bladder with pain in the bladder from ulcers with an excess of mucus.

It is a wonderful remedy for leucorrhoea, it is copious, albuminous, and naturally hot.

It is a remedy used by many homeopaths for treating gonorrhea wit copious gleety and mucus discharge from the bladder. There is soreness of the bladder and burning urination.

Dread of downward motion in nearly all complaints.

It is a top-listed remedy for homeopathic purposes, for the peculiar nervous symptoms that are very characteristic and have frequently been verified, especially in the therapeutics of children.

It is a remedy of much value in epilepsy and aphthous ulceration of mucous membranes.

Borax Uses

This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-

Mind symptoms 

Borax is a wonderful, remedy for mental conditions, the person is very irritable and has extreme anxiety, especially from motions that have a downward direction, rocking, being carried downstairs, and being laid down.

It is the top listed remedy for anxious expression of the face during the downward motions, starts and throwing up hands on laying patient down, as if afraid of falling.

The patient is excessively nervous; easily frightened, and very sensitive to sudden noises.

It is a wonderful remedy for violent fright and fear of thunder, as well as loud sounds.

Head symptoms 

Borax is a great remedy for headaches there is a severe

headaches, nausea, and trembling of the whole body.

It is a wonderful remedy for hair conditions where the hair is tangled at the tips, and cannot be separated, as in Plica Polonica.

Nose symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for nose conditions there as redness of the nose, of young women. The nose becomes red and shining with swelling, with throbbing and tensive sensation.

The nose tip is swollen and ulcerated with dry crusts.

Eyes symptoms

It is a great remedy for the eye, there is a painful condition of eyes where the eyelashes turn inward.

There are visions of bright waves.

It is a wonderful remedy for eyelids inflamed, the lids are cut against the eyeball.

Ear symptoms

Borax is a wonderful remedy for earache, the ears are very sensitive to the slightest noise; not so much disturbed by louder ones.

Face symptom

Borax is indicated in cases where the face is flushed, pale, and earthy, with a suffering expression.

The face is swollen, with pimples on the nose and lips.

It is a wonderful remedy when there is a feeling of cobwebs on the face.

Mouth symptom

Borax is a top-listed remedy for conditions of mouth when there are severe mouth aphthae. There is white fungous-like growth in the mouth making the mouth hot and tender; the ulcers bleed on touch and eating.

It is a wonderful remedy for painful gumboil.

It is a wonderful remedy for children when there is crying in nursing.

There is a bitter taste in the mouth, the taste is of cellar mold.

Throat symptom

Borax is indicated in conditions where there is a sore throat with soreness and ulceration in the throat with difficulty in deglutition.

There is soreness with sticking and pain in the throat making it difficult to open the mouth and eat.

Chest symptom

It is a wonderful remedy for chest conditions where there is hacking and violent cough; expectoration, with moldy taste and smell.

It is a wonderful remedy for asthma and stitches in the chest, with inspiration and cough with moldy taste-breath smells moldy. It is a wonderful remedy for pleurodynia which is the worse upper part of the right chest.

It is a wonderful remedy for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders when there is an arrest of breathing when lying; the patient is obliged to jump and catch a breath, which causes pain in the right side of the chest.

It is a wonderful remedy for exertional breathlessness when the person is out of breath on going upstairs.

Heart symptom

Borax is a wonderful remedy for heart conditions when there is palpitation with sharp stitching in the chest

There is a sharp pain in the region of the heart aggravation by inspiration.

Stomach symptoms

Borax is a great remedy for the stomach when there is excessive stomach distention after eating; or vomiting.

It is a wonderful remedy for gastralgia, depending upon uterine disturbance.

It is a wonderful remedy for the colicin stomach where there is a pain as if diarrhea would result.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

Borax is a wonderful remedy for a distended abdomen, there is a distended feeling all over the abdomen with a stool that is loose, pappy, and offensive stools in children.

It is a wonderful remedy for diarrhea, with a severe offensive smell, preceded by colic; stools full of mucous, with an aphthous sore mouth.

Urinary symptoms

Borax has got wonderful action on the Urinary Organs, there is painful urination as an after-state that occurs after a gonorrhea infection.

The urine is hot and causes burning in the urethra on passing.

The urine is pungent in smell, very hot, with smarting pain in the orifice.

The child is afraid to urinate and screams before urinating. There are small red particles on the diaper of the child after passing urine.

It is a wonderful remedy for urinary tract infections with dull pain, there is soreness of the bladder with thick mucus in urine, and pain in the urethra as if sore, after urinating. It is accompanied by the frequent desire to pass urine.

Male symptoms

Borax has got wonderful action on male problems as they suffer from a serious absence of sexual desire.

It is a great remedy for erections, with painful tension, upon waking in the morning.

It is a top-listed remedy for Gonorrhoea, with chancres studding prepuce, there are stitches in it.

The penis is full of ulcers with pain as if sticking, there is sore pain, with aggravation when touched.

Female symptoms 

Borax has got wonderful action on the female genitals there is a frequent urinary tract infection usually after gonorrhea with dull aching pain in the lower abdomen. It is a wonderful remedy for Labor pains with frequent eructations.

It is a top-listed remedy for galactorrhoea with, pain during nursing, and severe pain in the opposite breast.

It is a remedy used by many homeopaths in treating cases of Leucorrhoea like the white of eggs, with a sensation as if warm water was flowing.

It is a wonderful remedy for membranous dysmenorrhoea when there is violent labor-like pain before and during the flow as if the uterus would expel itself through the vagina.

It is a wonderful remedy for menses that are too soon, and profuse, with griping, nausea, and pain in the stomach extending into the small of the back, the flow is hot and it starts in less quantity but the same violent pains occur till the membranes are expelled.

It is a top-listed remedy for membranous dysmenorrhoea with sterility.

It is a remedy used by many homeopaths in the treatment of sterility in females as the use of Borax usually favors easy conception.

It is a wonderful remedy for the eczema of female genitals with the sensation of distention in the clitoris with sticking, pruritus of the vulva, and eczema.

Hand and Leg symptoms

Borax is wonderful rheumatism and gout with pain in the upper part of the shoulders and the region of vertebra prominent, there is a feeling of cobwebs on the hands.

It is a wonderful remedy for dermatitis where there is itching on the back of finger joints and hands, with throbbing pain in the tip of the thumb.

It is a wonderful remedy for stitches in the sole.

There is a pain in the heel and burning pain in the great toe with inflammation of the balls of the toes.

It is a wonderful remedy for the eczema of toes and fingers with loss of nails.

Back symptoms

Borax is indicated to treat rheumatic pain in the back, and pains in the back especially while sitting there sharp and drawing pains between the shoulder blades, on the shoulder, and in the nape of the neck, with the inability to stoop.

There is furunculous in the armpit, with severe itching and crawling in the sacrum. It is a wonderful remedy for aching and burning pains in the sacrum, especially when seated and when stooping.

Fever symptoms

Borax is a wonderful remedy for low-grade gonorrhoeal fevers, the person feels shivering, shuddering, or cold with trembling, heaviness, and weakness, or with cephalalgia and pains in the periosteum of the femur, followed by heat.

There is chilliness, especially during sleep, with flushes of heat in the morning and evening.

There is severe perspiration during the morning sleep, with coldness, most frequently in the afternoon; afterward heat, with headache or pain in the hypochondria, sometimes followed by sweat.

It is a wonderful remedy for fever with thirst before or during the cold, or else after the sweat.

It is indicated when there is heat in the evening in bed, with shivering on being on the least uncovered, and moisture of the body during the night.

Sleep symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for sleep disorders where the sleep is full of voluptuous dreams.

The person cannot sleep on account of the heat, especially in the head. The child cries out of sleep as if frightened.

Skin symptoms

It is a great remedy for people who are subject to psoriasis that results from suppressed gonorrhea.

It is a wonderful remedy for erysipelas in the face.

It is a wonderful remedy for dermatitis with severe itching on the back of finger joints.

It is a wonderful remedy for unhealthy skin when slight injuries suppurate.

It is a wonderful remedy for herpes, there is erysipelatous inflammation with swelling and tension.

It is a wonderful remedy for chilblains relieved in the open air.

It is a wonderful remedy for eruptions on fingers and hands, with severe itching and stinging.

It is a wonderful remedy for hair conditions where the hair ends of hair become tangled.


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.

Aggravated By

The condition of Borax gets aggravated by, downward motion, sudden noise, smoking, warm weather, and menses, before urination.

Amelioration By

The conditions of the Borax get better by pressure, evening, cold weather, and holding painful side with hand.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines

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.

Similar Medicines

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.

Incompatible to

The remedies that were incompatible with Borax are Acetic acid Vinegar and Wine.

It Antidotes 

Equisetum arvense antidotes the ill effects of smoking, as well as other stimulants.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Borax are antidoted by Chamomilla and Coffea cruda.

Borax Uses, Dosage & Potencies

The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.

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. 

Borax 200 Uses

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.

Borax 1M Uses

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.

Borax e Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Borax is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with hemorrhages.

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. 

Borax 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Borax works well to treat conditions like membranous dysmenorrhoea and cystitis, it has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from such conditions.

Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.

Clinical Indication of Borax

  • Cystitis
  • Aphthae
  • Corns
  • Dentition
  • Diarrhoea
  • Ear-discharge
  • Entropion
  • Erysipelas
  • Eyes-affections
  • Finger joints ulcers
  • Herpes
  • Menstruation that is membranous
  • Nose- affections
  • Pleurisy
  • Plica-Polonica
  • Psoriasis
  • Screaming
  • Sea-sickness
  • Sterility
  • Syphilitic sore-throat
  • Taste, disordered
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcers
  • Urine strong-smelling
  • Vertigo
  • 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.

If any side effects of Borax are seen mostly vomiting or skin rash, then it can be antidoted by Chamomilla and Cofea cruda.

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