Borax Veneta (Bor)

Homepathy Medicin Borax

Homeopathic Remedy Borax Veneta (Bor)

Common Name: Natrum Biboracicum, Sodium Biborate ;
Chemical Formula: Na2B4O7, 10H2O;
Kingdom: Minerals;
Family : Salt
Stage: Acute, Chronic;
Side: Right, U.Rt.Low Lt.;
Miasm: Psoric, Sycotic, Tubercular;
Thermal State: Hot, Ambithermal;
Action: NoPolycrest;
Thirst: Thirsty, Thirstless;
Appetite: Increased, Reduced;  Sensitivity: Low, High;
Moon Phases: First Quarter;
Time Phases: Morning, Afternoon, Forenoon, Evening, Night;
Gender: Female, Child;
Element: Hydrogen(H, 1), Boron(B, 5), Oxygen(O, 8), Sodium(Na, 11)
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Physiological Action

-Mucus membrane-Aphthous inflammation

-Skin-Unhealthy, least injury suppurates.

-Female organs-stimulates menstruation.

-Skin-Locally, powerful antiseptic and disinfectant.

This agent in large dose tends to retard the assimilation of proteids and fatty foods, increasing the weight of the stools and their contents of nitrogen and fat; very large doses produce diarrhoea and an increased secretion of mucus and an aphthous condition of the mucous surfaces in general which bleed easily. The patient presents a pale, flabby, sickly appearance, is sensitive to noises and to downward motion.


The great indication for this remedy is an APHTHOUS CONDITION of the mucous membranes in general. this is often noticeable in the mouth when it appears suddenly and covers the tongue, mouth and inside of the cheeks with a WHITE FUNGOUS – LIKE GROWTH. There is great heat and dryness of the parts. The child cries with pain an vexation and lets go of the nipple, or the refuses to nurse, accompanying this condition of the mouth there is often a diarrhoea, the stools are of a light yellow color, are watery and contain much mucus and are extremely excoriating, the child is faint and debilitated.

It should be remembered in this type of patients when there IS PAINFUL URINATION, when there is URGING TO URINATE, which may be INEFFECTUAL, or there is smarting in the urethra after urinating. The urine gives a sensation of heat, and has a pungent odor and in the case of children small red particles are left on the diaper. Inspection often shows a red aphthous condition of the mucous membrane.

It is of service in APHTHOUS and CATARRHAL CONDITIONS of the vagina, when the leucorrhoeal discharge has the appearance of the white of an egg. The parts are sensitive to the touch and the patient complains of heat in the parts. The menses are irregular, profuse and are attended with griping pain in the abdomen. It has relieved sterility when there was an aphthous abrasion of the vagina and os uteri with an acrid leucorrhoea an membranous dysmenorrhoea.

In cases of PRURITUS PUDENDI and ECZEMA of the VULVA it should be employed both locally and internally.

INTOLERANCE TO DOWNWARD MOTION is characteristic and is noticed when descending in an elevator, while in a rocking chair, when the nurse puts the child down it awakens, worse when the ship rolls down.

It has been found serviceable when the patient is SENSITIVE to SUDDEN NOISES as from a shot or blast, sporting dogs have been cured of shot shyness by its use.

Dissolving a small piece of borax in the mouth has relieved hoarseness.

Key Symptom of Borax Veneta (Bor)

Great sensitivity to noise. easily startled.

Great fear of downward motion.

Shrieking from cystitis.



A/F : (Aliment From / Causation)


-Rubbing of socks or boots


< Downward or upward motion;

< Cold; wet;

< Sudden noises;

< Fruit;

< Least uncovering;

< Smoking;

< Warm weather;

< After menses;

< 10 a.m.(headache, trembling);

< Laughing;

< Rocking;

< Before stools;

< During after a meal;

< Before urination;

> 11 p.m.;

> Pressure;

> Holding painful part with hand;

> After stool;

> Evening;

> Cold weather



-Excessively nervous; easily frightened by sound of sneezing, rustling of paper [Asar, Calad].

-Extremely sensitive to slightest noise; not so much disturbed by louder ones.

-Fidgety; difficult to settle down to any definite work.

-Fear of being infected by some contagious disease, of infection; falling; bridges.

-Mental symptoms > 11 p.m.

-Confusion > stool, cheerful, contented after the afternoon stool.

-Dread of downward motion [Gels, Sanic]. Fear of falling in children, when they are carried downstairs.


-Mucous membranes affected, causing aphthous catarrhal conditions.

-Mucous membranes appear shrivelled [Willard Price] as if burnt.

-Discharges- thick, hot, biting.

-Nausea from exertion of mind.

-Babies cry, scream, when nursing, or before passing stool or urine [Lyc, Sanic]. Babies try to retain it as long as possible. Cries or almost may have convulsions when necessity to urinate is felt [Willard Price].

-Child may be sleeping quietly, awaken suddenly, screaming, holding to the sides of cradle without apparent cause [Apis, Bell, Cina, Stram].

-Head-Plica polonica [Vinc].

-Hair tangled at the tips, cannot be separated, when these branches are cut off they form again [Fl-ac, Lyc, Psor, Tub].

-Eyes-Lower eyelashes entirely inverted.

-Eyelashes turn inward, especially at the outer canthi. Entropion.

-Nose-Dry crusts in nose, reform when removed.

-Stoppage of right nostril, or first right then left, with constant blowing of nose [Am-c, Lac-c, Mag-m].

-G.I.T.-Herpes around the mouth.

-Aphthae all along the gastrointestinal tact. Aphthae on tongue, mouth, inside of cheeks, bleeding easily, with great heat.

-Dryness mouth. Mouth very hot, after sour or salty food.

-Desire for sour things.

-Loose, pappy, offensive stools, turning green, like boiled starch.

Diarrhoea after fruit; maybe after smoking (Tyler).

-Respiratory system-Stitches in chest, especially intercostals, during inspiration, coughing. < upper part of right chest > lying on back < wine > washing with cold water.

-Female genitalia-Galactorrhoea [Bell, Calc, Con], milk thick, tastes bad.

-While nursing, pain in opposite breast.

-Empty sensation in breast after nursing, obliging to compress the breast with hand > pressure.

-Menses-too soon, profuse, griping pain in stomach going to small of back before menses.

-Starting at trifles, during menses.

-Leucorrhoea in between menses for 2 weeks.

-Leucorrhoea like the white of an egg with sensation as if warm water flowing down the legs.

-Skin-Dry skin, festers easily [Calen, Fl-ac, Hep, Merc, Petr, Sil, Sulph].

 KEYNOTES of Homeopathic Medicine Borax Veneta (Bor):

1. Dread of downward motion.

2. Extremely sensitive to slightest noise, easily started.

3. Babies cry, scream, before nursing or before passing stool or urine.

4. Plica polonica.

5. Sensation of cobweb, or as if white of egg had dried on face and hands.

6. Red nose in young women [Nat-c]

7. Eructations when painful parts are pressed.


– Tendency to aphthae of all the mucous membranes.


-Especially a remedy for children mainly during dentition.

-A valuable remedy in aphthous stomatitis.
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-Nervous, sensitive to sudden noise easily frightened.

CLINICAL condition of Borax Veneta (Bor):

-Aphthae, Cystitis, Diarrhoea, Dysmenorrhoea, Glossitis, Herpes, Infertility, Insomnia, Leucorrhoea, Nightmares, Pleurisy, Premenstrual syndrome, Stomatitis, Vaginitis.

-Similar to Natrum (sensitivity, headaches, herpetic eruptions, insomnia), but Borax is more practical and less refined than Nat-m.

Inflammatory stricture of rectum-Dr. Tyler

Borax for psoriasis – Dr. Hughes

-Borax acts in the majority of cases of air sickness, because it is the sudden dip which upsets most of the people- Dr. D.M. Beland.



Inimical : Acet-ac, Bor-ac.

Similar : Am-c, Ars, Bell, Bry, Calc, Graph, Ign, Kali-bi, Lyc, Mag-m, Merc, Nux-v, Phos, Puls, Rhus-t, Sep, Sil, Sulph.

Antidoted By : Cham, Coff.

Duration Of Action : 30 Days.