BoraxBorate Of Sodium
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Borax may help, unprocessed Borax is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Borax in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Gastro-intestinal irritation. Salivation, nausea, vomiting, colic, diarrhoea, collapse, albuminuria, casts and vesical spasm. Delirium, visual changes, haematuria, and skin eruptions have all be observed from over-dosing.
Dread of downward motion in nearly all complaints. For homeopathic purposes, the peculiar nervous symptoms are very characteristic, and have frequently been verified, especially in the therapeutics of children. Of much value in epilepsy. Aphthous ulceration of mucous membranes.
First to third trituration. In skin diseases continue its use for several weeks. Locally in pruritis pudendi. A piece of Borax, the size of a pea, dissolved in the mouth, acts magically in restoring the voice, in cases of sudden hoarseness brought on by c≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, downward motion, noise, smoking, warm weather, after menses.
BETTER, pressure, evening, cold weather.≡ show all authors ...
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Extreme anxiety, especially from motions which have a downward direction, rocking, being carried downstairs, laid down
Anxious expression of face during the downward motions, starts and throws up hands on laying patient down, as if afraid of falling
Excessively nervous; easily frightened
Sensitive to sudden noises
Violent fright from report of a gun, even at a distance
Fear of thunder.
Behaviour; shrieking; in children
shrieking; during sleep
shrieking; before urinating
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mildness
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from movement; downward
anxiety; while riding; down hill
starting, startled; easily
starting, startled; from fright
starting, startled; at hawking
starting, startled; from noise
starting, startled; during sleep; starting from sleep
starting, startled; at sneezing≡ more ...
While walking; when walking down
when walking down; stairs≡ more ...
Aches, with nausea and trembling of whole body
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; when walking down steps or hill
Pain, headache; late morning; 10 a.m.
Hair tangled at tips, cannot be separated, as in Plica Polonica ( Vinca min.)≡ more ...
Lashes turn inward
Visions of bright waves
Eyelids inflamed, lids cut against eyeball
Entropium.≡ more ...
Very sensitive to slightest noise; not so much disturbed by louder ones.
Noises in ear; roaring≡ more ...
Pale, earthy, with suffering expression
Swollen, with pimples on nose and lips
Feeling of cobwebs.
anxious; during downward movement≡ more ...
Red nose, of young women ( Natrum Carbonicum Nat-carb.) Red and shining swelling, with throbbing and tensive sensation
Tip swollen and ulcerated
Dry crusts.≡ more ...
White fungous like growth
Mouth hot and tender; ulcers bleed on touch and eating
Crying when nursing
Stomach and Abdomen.
Distention after eating; vomiting
Gastralgia, depending upon uterine disturbance
Pain as if diarrhoea would result.
Thrush (whitish flakes)
Gums and teeth
Teeth; decay, hollow
Thrush (whitish flakes); tongue
tongue; sensitive and bleeding
Pulsatilla Puls.; Cup.) Taste of "cellar mould."
Wrinkled; palate (roof of mouth)≡ more ...
Pain; during a cough
sides; while talking
stitching, sudden, sharp
sides; right; on coughing
sides; while talking
Hacking and violent cough; expectoration, mouldy taste and smell
Stitches in chest, with inspiration and cough
Cough with mouldy taste - breath smells mouldy
Pleurodynia; worse upper part of right chest
Arrest of breathing when lying; is obliged to jump and catch breath, which causes pain in right side
Out of breath on going up stairs.
Pain; when breathing in
when breathing; breathing normally
stitching, sudden, sharp; when breathing in
stitching, sudden, sharp; respiration
stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; right; when breathing
Impeded, obstructed; when walking down hill or steps≡ more ...
Noticeable smell; musty smell
Noticeable taste; musty≡ more ...
Erysipelas in face
Itching on back of finger-joints
Unhealthy skin; slight injuries suppurate
Herpes ( Rhus Tox Rhus.) Erysipelatous inflammation with swelling and tension
Chilblains relieved in open air
Trade eruptions on fingers and hands, itching and stinging
Ends of hair become tangled.
Generally unhealthy≡ more ...
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful; in children; child cries
urination; painful or difficult urination; painful; child cries before urine starts
urination; frequent; night
Stomach; distended (swollen from inner pressure); after eating
pain; sudden, sharp; extending to other parts; back≡ more ...
Loose, pappy, offensive stools in children
Diarrhoea, offensive, preceded by colic; stools mucous, with aphthous sore mouth.
Albuminous (white, thick see mucous)
Mucous, slimy; transparent
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Hot, smarting pain in orifice
Child afraid to urinate, screams before urinating ( Sarsaparilla Sarsap.) Small red particles on diaper.
Burning (includes hot)
Odour; strong and sharp (acrid), pungent
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning; before urination
Male; thick emission from penis
Pruritis of vulva and eczema.
Female; vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin
vaginal discharge; albuminous (white, thick)
vaginal discharge; burning
vaginal discharge; between period
vaginal discharge; like boiled starch
vaginal discharge; transparent
vaginal discharge; white
Labor pains with frequent eructations
Leucorrhoea with like white of eggs, with sensation as if warm water was flowing
Favors easy conception
Sensation of distention in clitoris with sticking
Menses Too soon, profuse, with gripping, nausea and pain in stomach extending into small of back
Female; period; membranous≡ more ...
Feeling as of cobwebs on hands
Itching on back of finger-joints and hands
Throbbing pain in tip of thumb
Stitches in sole
Pain in heel
Burning pain in great toe; inflammation of balls of toes
Eczema of toes and fingers with loss of nails.
Pain; thigh; during chill
stitching, sudden, sharp; foot; sole≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Cannot sleep on account of heat, especially in head
Cries out of sleep as if frightened ( Belladonna Bell.)
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from 3 to 5 a.m. from heat
night; during heat
Waking; as from fright
Walking down stairs
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
In women; symptoms after period
symptoms when breast feeding children
Riding; down hill
Symptoms not symmetrical; right
During sleep≡ more ...