Borax in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

Application of borax

Borax is a homeopathic remedy for skin and mucous membranes. It is used for blister rashes, acne, thrush, herpes and fungal infections, for wound healing and urinary tract infections. Symptoms of motion sickness such as dizziness can also be treated with borax. The remedy is particularly suitable for anxious children.

Leading symptoms

  • noise sensitivity
  • Frightened by noises
  • Fear of going down
  • aphthous ulcers
  • oral thrush
  • Slimy or greenish stools

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need borax?

Borax is characterized by white, extremely painful blisters in the body cavities. The skin is itchy, scaly, heals poorly. The hair grows poorly, breaks and matts. The tongue is coated white, the oral cavity is covered with burning, painful aphthae, so that one cannot eat.

Women have viscous white discharge, the vagiena is lined with a white coating. Painful spasms occur before defecation and urination, provoking crying in children. Excretions are greenish, have a pungent odor. It stings the sole of the foot. One cannot tolerate wine, suffers from nausea, a feeling of fullness and leaden tiredness after eating.

Borax adults are nervous, irritable, and very sensitive to noise. They are very afraid of thunder, of rocking and downward movements such as on ships, in airplanes or in elevators, and react with cold sweats and dizziness.

Borax children cannot bear to be laid down, do not like to be rocked, shrill screams of fear. You have increased teething problems. They are delicate, slightly bluish on the face. Borax children are always desperately looking for their mother’s closeness, clinging to her convulsively. Infants refuse to be breastfed due to severe soreness in the mouth; This often results in breast engorgement in the mothers. Children often suffer from painful, foul-smelling diarrhea.


Borax is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or aggravated by the following modalities:Improvement:

  • print
  • after defecation


  • wine
  • movement down
  • wet cold weather

What are typical applications for borax?

  • fear of heights
  • canker sores
  • oral thrush
  • bladder infections
  • menstrual cramps
  • diarrhea and poor wound healing

Areas of application in detail


fear of downward movements. Children are afraid of lying down or rocking movements.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

canker sores

Sores that bleed easily when touched or when eaten. The mouth is tender and hot to the touch. Bitter taste in the mouth.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Bladder problems and bladder infections

Inflammation of the urinary bladder and urinary tract, formation of pebbles with discontinuation of hot-smelly urine, which is passed uncontrollably.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


The skin is dry, scaly, constantly itching and suppurates even with minor injuries . Poor wound healing. Increased flow of sebum and acne, blistering as with herpes or shingles , also with fungal infestation of the skin.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Mucous membranes

White, painful specks / aphthae on the mucous membranes, especially in the mouth (mouth sores) and in the vagiena, here also with strong white discharge. Stubborn bark forms on the nasal mucous membranes when you have a cold. Irritated itching of the conjunctivae as in hay fever.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Application information

Dosage forms of borax

For fungal infections and white flow, give D6 orally. As soon as the symptoms noticeably decrease, the drug should be discontinued. For injections, the potencies 6X and 8X are used. 

Borax dosage

Borax can be administered up to six times a day. Five globules D6 or D12 are enough for acute symptoms. If an improvement is noticeable, the dose is reduced to three times a day.

effect of borax

Borax acts on the central nervous system, skin and mucous membranes, the digestive tract, the respiratory tract and the female genital organs.

Borax in pregnancy

Borax strengthens the immune system and helps during pregnancy against the frequently occurring vagienal fungus and other vagienal infections that are associated with burning and itching. It is also suitable for treating gingivitis. Borax can be used to relieve severe flatulence. The remedy is indicated during labour, when the labor pains are very spasmodic and the baby’s head keeps slipping back. Borax makes breastfeeding easier. It helps with painful breasts during breastfeeding and with constant flow of milk, but also with supposed inability to breastfeed. If the child suffers from canker sores and as a result cannot suckle, borax is indicated.

Borax for the baby

When babies refuse to breastfeed due to canker sores, borax can be helpful. The remedy has proven particularly effective for babies who cry when they are laid down.
Borax is used for teething problems. The babies get diarrhoea, pain and mouth ulcers.

Borax for dogs, horses and cats

Noise-sensitive animals that are particularly afraid of thunderstorms or New Year’s fireworks are often treated with borax.
The remedy has proven its worth when animals have difficulties with rocking movements. It is given when a dog or cat has to be taken in the car or when competition horses have to drive in a trailer.

Side Effects of Borax

There are no known side effects. The remedy should only be taken as long as the symptoms persist.

Similar means

Sulfuric acid

Borax is indicated for mild inflammation of the oral mucosa and aphthae, while Sulfuric Acid is indicated for severe cases. Acidum sulfuricum is helpful if the general condition is also impaired and accompanied by bad breath and increased salivation.

Typical potencies: Borax is mainly used in the potencies 6X and 12X.

type: mineral


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