BORAX – Homeopathic Medicine

BORAX homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy BORAX…


      Weakness and emaciation. General malnutrition. A child becomes pale and soft, cries and refuses to nurse, and screams out in sleep.


      Great inclination to start, especially fear of falling. Anxiety during a downward motion. A child starts in fright on attempting to lay it down, or on carrying it downstairs. Fright at every noise, and starting in every limb. Fretfulness; much anxiety.


      Confused aching, with nausea and trembling of the whole body. The hair becomes tangled at the tip, so that it cannot be combed out; and if the tangles are cut off, they readily form again.


      The eyelashes turn inward and inflame the eye. The margins of the lids become very sore near the outer corner. Agglutination at night.


      Stitches in the ears. Roaring in the ears.


      Ulceration in the left nostril toward the tip, with sore pain and swelling. Dry crusts constantly form in the nose.


      Face pale, earthy, with suffering expression.


      Hollow teeth become painful, particularly in wet weather. The gums become painful, particularly in wet weather. The gums become painful, boils form, with swelling of the cheek and side of the face. The tongue becomes aphthous. Red blisters on tongue. Pain on every motion or touch. Palate wrinkled. Palate shriveled, as if burnt, with pain on eating. Aphthae on the side of the cheek. Bleeding with eating. Infant’s mouth becomes very hot; child cries when nursing. Taste bitter or lost.


      Tough, white mucus collects in the throat, which it is difficult to expectorate.


      Distention after eating, with ill humor and general sick feeling. Pain after lifting; extends to the small of the back.


      Flatulent distention after each meal. Pains, as if diarrhoea would ensue.


      Diarrhoea soft, light yellow. Diarrhoea morning. Evacuations, preceded by crying from colic.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent urging to urinate, ineffectual. A child cries before urinating, and holds the urine as long as possible, seeming to dread it. Urine hot; smarting after urinating. Urine of pungent odor.

Sexual Organs, Female

      Menstruation too early, and profuse, with griping and nausea; pain extending to small of back. Leucorrhoea like the white of egg, with sensation as of warm water flowing. (Membranous dysmenorrhoea. Leucorrhoea precedes and follows the menses, albuminous and acrid.).

Respiratory Organs

      Cough, hacking and violent, and with every paroxysm expectoration, having a mouldy taste and smell. Expectoration sometimes streaked with blood. Stitching pains in the chest, caused by a deep breath, which the patient must take frequently. Arrest of breath when lying down; must jump up and catch the breath, which causes a stitch in the right side. The stitching pain in the right side of the chest (>) washing the chest in cold water, worse from taking wine.


      Contractive pains in the left breast when the child is nursing the right.


      Stitching pains, particularly in the soles of the feet, and in old corns.


      Cannot sleep after 3 A. M. on account of heat, especially of the head. The infant cries out of sleep, and anxiously grasps its mother, as if frightened. Worse especially after 4 A. M.

TF Allen
Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)

Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.