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Borax Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate, Sodium Borate Decahydrate
Hindi Name
Suhaga, Tankan Bhasma,
Chinese Name
Peng Sha
Homeopathic Name
Borax Veneta   -   Mother Tincture

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Borax

Avoid the consumption of Borax for Long term, as it may cause
Low Libido
Reduces the production of Semen
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Borax is a naturally occurring mineral.
It is composed of Sodium, Boron, Oxygen and Water.
Borax contains about 11 percent of boron by weight.
It can be both used as internally and externally.
Best used for Aphthous Ulcers.

In TCM :
Borax : Peng Sha
Meridians associated : Lung and Stomach

Caution :

Internal Use : Dissolve one level teaspoon of borax in 250 Ml of water to make a concentrated solution. Take a teaspoonful of this concentrate twice daily with meals.

External Use : Saturate water with borax crystals. Apply the borax solution to the affected skin.
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Materia Medica for Borax

Borax General

Borax is a soft soluble white crystal. It is a mineral compound and salt of boric acid.
It is an immunity Booster.
It can fight viral, bacterial and fungal infections. It prevents the accumulation of fluorides.
Borax helps in proper functioning of the Brain.
It is beneficial for treating Hair Problem like Dandruff.
It treats Cancer.
It is used as an Eyewash to treat Eye Problems like Red Eyes and Swollen Eyes.
It cures High Blood Pressure.
Borax is a good herbal treatment for Phlegm.
It is beneficial for curing Urinary Tract Infections.
It is a good herbal remedy for Gout and Arthritis.
It treats the problem of Osteoporosis and balances Calcium, Copper and Magnesium levels in the body to inhibit Calcification.
Caution : Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
Single Herb

Borax for Aphthous Ulcers

Add quarter tsp Borax powder in a cup of warm water. Swish with it.
Add quarter teaspoon of Borax powder in 500 ml to a liter of water. Consume this water for a day or two (maximum ). Do not exceed the intake for more than 2 days.
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Herbal Treatment For Grey Hair 9

Take 3-4 tablespoons of dried Sage in a pot and pour 2 cups of boiling water over it.
Add One tablespoon of Borax and let it cool.
Now add 5-6 drops of Sage essential oil.
Apply the preparation lightly to the hair with a brush .
Rinse after 2 to 3 hours with normal water. Repeat it 2 to 3 times a month.

Herbal Treatment For Fungal Nail 8

Mix equal amount of Borax powder and Baking Soda with water to make paste. Apply it over infected nail.

Herbal Treatment For Ganglion

Take 4 tablespoons of warm Glycerin, 1/4 teaspoon of Borax and half teaspoon of Epsom Salt. Mix them well. Soak a cotton ball in this mixture and apply over the affected area. Secure it with a bandage. Repeat the process 2 times a day.
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Bilal ahmad ( Pakistan )
22 Aug 2016
Dear , for pineal gland disorder do i take a quarter spoon Borax dissolved in 250 ml water after every meal . a quarter spoon is one time doze or i take some of this suspension after every meal . please make it clear .

23 Aug 2016
Bilal Yes, quarter teaspoon of borax should be mixed in one litre of water and then take this solution in small quantities over the course of a day or two. Consult your doctor before using this method. Over dose may be poisonous.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Abrar ahmad
03 Oct 2017
the best use of borax in a 3x teb find in homeopathy store
Saher ( Glasgow )
14 Mar 2017
suhaga and suhaga baryan is the same or have any diffrence
Sundas ( Pakistan )
11 May 2017
what is the nature of borax? May it cause bleeding from bowl after third day of suggested dose mixed with honey?
Maninder singh ( India/Maharashtra )
25 Aug 2017
Having severe pain in right heel.
Suggest what to do.
Taking alopathic pain killer.
Dont want to continue due to side effects.
Vinit ( India )
08 Nov 2017
Can take BORAX 200CH during chemotherapy for its side effect ulcer in mouth(andenocarcinoma gallblader and liver)??Plz suggest me my patient is highly suffring from mouth ulcer.
15 Jun 2020
both borax and baking soda are excellent for mouth ulcers. personal experience.
15 Jun 2020
I take a small amount of the powder and just apply on the ulcers directly and wait for 5 minutes then spit. apply 2-3 times in a day and within 24 hours ulcers will sooth a lot.
Rass ( Telangana )
29 Jan 2018
Erectyle dysfunction is curing
Arshad Wali Muhammad ( Pakistan )
02 Dec 2018
I've heard it's good to clean large amount large intestine. Plz confirm.
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