BORAX homeopathic remedy keynotes and indications from the Decachords by Gladstone Clarke, of the medicine BORAX…


      1. Children at dentition period; young women.

2. Excessive nervousness; slightest sudden noise frightens.

3. Great dread of downward motion in nearly all complaints; child clings to nurse and cries when it is being put down.

4. Aphthous ulcerations of mucous membranes; of mouth with heat, tenderness, great thirst, etc., prevents child from nursing; from dental plate in old people; ulcers bleed easily, (<) touch, eating salty or sour food; often assoc. diarrhoea of yellow of green stools day and night.

5. Functional urinary troubles in children; urine frequent. scanty, hot, with burning, shooting pains causing child to scream before passing (Lycopodium, Sanicula, Sarsaparilla).

6. Profuse, albuminous, leucorrhoea with sensation as of warm water flowing down; erosions of os and cervix (internally and locally).

7. Unhealthy skin; every suppurates; nostrils crusty, inflamed; tip of nose shining red. in young women hair becomes frowsy and tangled, splits; ingrowing eyelashes, etc.

8. Stitching pain in various localities esp. right chest on deep inspiration or coughing.

9. Wakes early a.m. and cannot fall asleep again for two hours owing to heat in whole body esp. head; child screams out in sleep as if frightened by dreams.

10. Modalities; (<) damp. cold weather; pins usually (>) pressure.

A. Gladstone Clarke
Arthur Gladstone Clarke, a christian missionary working with the North China Mission, made good practical use of the homeopathy. He learnt as a student at MSM. He published a short introduction to the use of over 100 commonly used medicines—Decachords—first published in 1925 and still in print today.