BORAX signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine BORAX…


Though the cerebro-spinal nervous system it especially affects the mucous membrane of the mouth and intestinal canal, the generative organs of women, and the skin.


Cannot bear a downward motion as in a swing, in a rocking- chair or in running down stairs.

Child cannot bear a downward motion, not even during sleep; the downward motion of putting it into bed or cradle will surely awaken it. Or lifting up its feet to put on a diaper.-F.

Very important in many cases of difficult dentition, and catarrhal affections of little children.-F.

Very nervous; cannot sleep well; starts at the last noise.

Digestive Organs.-Aphthae; the child frequently lets go of the nipple; showing signs of pain in the mouth from nursing.

Aphthae that appears suddenly, the whole buccal cavity covered with the white fungous growth, and seems to be limited to the mouth and fauces. The first decimal will act like a charm.

Great heat and dryness of the mouth.

The child cannot nurse, the aphthous inflammation is so painful. Child has much colic and indigestion, and is extremely nervous.

Four or five diarrhoeic stools a day, of a light yellow color, with occasional watery discharge, the stools being largely mixed with mucus;

the stomach being excessively sour, without any great signs of emaciation, Borax is decidedly in its place.-BAEHR.

Frequent soft, light-yellow, slimy stools, with faintness and weakness.

Generative Organs of Women.-White leucorrhoea thick as paste. HAHNEMANN.

White, albuminous leucorrhoea, with a sensation as if warm water was flowing down.

Membranous dysmenorrhoea, in large doses, three to five grains of the crude drug. E.A. LODGE.

Menses too soon, too profuse, attended with colic, nausea, and pain extending from the stomach to the small of the back, with sharp pains in the groins.

Pain from the stomach to the small of the back, before the menses.

Labor pains are accompanied by violent and frequent eructations.:.

Stitching through the right pectoral region; musty expectoration, connected with menstruation. Borax will almost surely help.N.MARTIN. M.D.

Acne, in plethoric young females, used locally.

William Burt
William H. Burt, MD
Characteristic materia medica Published 1873
Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the physiological action of our remedies; together with their characteristic indications and pharmacology. Published 1881