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Borax. (Borax Veneta.)

Sodium biborate. 2(BO2Na)B2O3.10H2O.

The first proving was made by our very industrious Shreter, a master in observing, and published in Hartlaub's Annalen, 1832, vol. iii, p. 309; his 87 symptoms have been corroborated throughout.

In 1835 Hahnemann, in his Chronic Diseases, 2d edition, vol. ii, p. 280, added 342 to the above, 31 of his own.

In 1857 Bnninghausen called attention to the characteristics, and another proving was published in the Austrian Journal by Anton Fischer.

MIND. [1]

Alternate laughing and weeping.
Idles through afternoon, does not really get at work; changes from one work to another, from one room to another; without keeping to any object.
The child becomes anxious when dancing; if one rocks it in arms it has an anxious expression of face during downward motion.
Very anxious on riding rapidly down hill, contrary to his custom he feels as though it would take away his breath.
Anxious feeling during downward motion or rocking. ~ Diarrhea.
Dread of downward motion.
Great anxiety and sleepiness; anxiety increased until 11 P. M.
Fretful, ill-humored, indolent and discontented before easy stool, in afternoon; after it, lively, contented, and looking cheerfully into future.
Irritability and crying of children.
Easily startled by unusual sounds; at a distant shot, an anxious cry, hawking, sneezing, etc.
Fright; he starts in all his limbs on hearing an anxious cry.
Reading and writing aggravate headache.
When writing in morning, flickering before eyes.
While engaged in thinking at his work, strong nausea, with trembling of whole body and weakness in knees.


First, heaviness of head; later, light, clear head.
Vertigo and fullness in head on descending a mountain or stairs.
Vertigo: with tendency to fall to left side; vertigo when driving down hill.
Giddy all the time.


Pain across his forehead for three days, with giddiness, then it passed to top of his head.
Pressive headache in forehead.
Headache in forehead with stinging in left ear, changing at times to right.
Throbbing headache in both temples, or in occiput.
Twitching pain in forehead, with nausea and tearing in eyeballs.
Tearing; also stitches in vertex.
Aching in whole head, with nausea, inclination to vomit, and trembling in whole body, at 10 A. M.
Fleeting stitches in left side of head, in vertex, and later in female sexual parts, followed by voluptuous, disgusting dreams.
Headache, with dullness of entire head; stinging in left ear.
(In sick:) Fatal basilar meningitis, with constant sopor, from which child, aet. 11 months, could not be roused.


Tearing from parietal bone to forehead.
Headache in occiput throbbing as if something would suppurate; shuddering over whole body, lasting all night and following day.
Hot head of infants, with heat of head and palms.
Hot head and chilliness.
Hot head. ~ Diarrhea.
Sensitiveness of external head to cold and changes of weather.
Hair becomes entangled at tips and sticks together, cannot be separated; if these bunches are cut off they form again; the hair may split.
The hair is rough and frowsy, can't be combed smooth; gets into all kinds of snarls.


Worse from light, particularly candlelight.
Sensitiveness of eyes to candlelight, evenings.
Flickering before eyes in morning, when writing, so that he does not see distinctly; there seem to be bright moving waves, now from right to left, again from above downward.
Obscuration of sight in left eye.
Pain above eyes.
Tearing in eyeballs, with twitching pain in forehead and nausea.
Several stitches in succession, in left eye.
Sensation of a foreign body in eye.
Burning of eyes and contraction as soon as spectacles are put on.
Rheumatic ophthalmia.
Swelling of Meibomian glands.
Inflammation of eyes at canthi; with irregularity of lashes; nightly agglutination.
Lashes turn inward towards eye and inflame it, especially at outer canthus, where margins of lids are very sore.
Margin of lids affected; eyelashes loaded with a dry, gummy exudation, stick together in morning.
Lower lids entirely inverted.
Granulated lids.
Difficult opening of lids.


Very sensitive to slightest noise, as rumpling of paper, fall of a door latch, etc. ~ Diarrhea.
Dull drumming in left ear, sounding as if over subterranean vault.
Ringing, piping, crackling, or roaring in ears, more in left.
Deafness, with tinnitus and discharge from ear.
Difficult hearing in left ear.
Smacking, and sensation as if ear opened and closed, while it contained a thick paste.
Stinging in left ear.
Inflamed and hot swelling of both ears.
Discharge of pus from both ears.
Left ear particularly affected.


Bleeding from nose, morning.
Sneezing and fluent coryza.
Sneezing causes severe stitch in right side of chest.
Fluent coryza, with much crawling in nose.
Discharge of much greenish, thick mucus from nose.
Dry crusts in nose, re-form if removed.
Nostrils inflamed and crusty, tip of nose shining red.
Red and shining swelling of nose, with throbbing and tensive sensation.
Red noses of young women.
Painful pressing from above downward, through right nostril, as if brain would be forced out; agg. lying; sleepless night from suffocating dryness.
Stoppage of right nostril, with constant inclination to blow nose.
In upper and forepart of left nostril, towards tip of nose, a small boil, with sore pain and swelling of tip of nose.
Stoppage of nose, first right then left, with lachrymation.


Anxious face during downward motion.
Sensation on right side of face, by mouth, as of cobwebs.
Sickly, pale, earthy color of face.
Face of infant looks pale, suffering, earthy.
Pale, clay-colored face. ~ Diarrhea.
Swelling, heat and redness of face, with tearing pain in malar bone.
One-sided hard swelling of face.
Erysipelas in face and on lower limbs. ~ During pregnancy. ~ While nursing.
Erysipelas in face, usually left side, insupportably painful when moving muscles in laughing.


Burning of upper lip beneath left nostril, in morning.
Transient burning in nether lip, in evening.
Sensation as if a bug was crawling over under lip, at 4 A. M.
Red inflamed swelling, as large as a pea, on lower lip, with burning soreness when touched.
Crawling, like insects, on lips.
Children have small vesicles around mouth, on forehead, fingers and hands, which burst and spread.
Herpetic eruption about mouth.


Neuralgic toothache.
Dull griping in a hollow tooth in wet weather.
Fine stinging in all teeth, intermitting, mostly in left lower decaying molar, with stinging in left ear and frontal headache; in evening.
Inflamed large swelling on outer side of gum, which pains severely (gum-boil), with dull pain in a hollow tooth; swelling of cheek and whole left side of face, as far as below eye, where there is formed a watery blister.
Dark redness in lower portion of gums beneath roots of teeth along lower jaw; and toothache as if teeth were too long.
Redness of gums above roots of teeth in front of upper jaw.


Taste: flat and insipid; bitter; food and even saliva taste bitter.
Food has no taste.
Cramp, numbness and stiffness in tongue, impeding respiration.
Aphthae in mouth and on tongue.
Red blisters on tongue, as if surface was eroded; they pain from every motion of tongue, or if anything salt or spiced touches them.
Aphthae on tongue and inside of cheek, bleeding when eating. ~ Diarrhea.
Aphthae are so tender that they prevent child from nursing.


Mucous membrane of forepart of palate is shrivelled, as if burnt, pains especially when chewing.
Mouth very hot. ~ Diarrhea.
Aphthae, with dry heat in mouth, great thirst and vomiting after drinking.
Salivation with difficult dentition.
Rapidly forming ulcers in mouth; gangrenous.
Buccal mucous membrane highly reddened and covered with cheesy aphthae.
Aphthae with salivation.
Aphthae: in mouth; on inner surface of cheek, bleeding easily; with great heat and dryness of mouth; with cracked tongue; with salivation.
Aphthae of old people, after partaking of sour or salty food.


Worse when swallowing.
Palate wrinkled; child cries frequently when nursing.
Roughness and burning in throat.
Tough, whitish mucus in throat, which is loosened only after great exertion.
Mucous membrane of palate in front seems burnt and shrivelled, and is especially painful when chewing.
Scratching in throat, with pressure in chest and cough.
Syphilitic ulcers in fauces.


Thirst; vomiting after drinking. ~ Child with aphthae.
Desire for acids; for sour drinks. ~ Diarrhea.
No desire for his smoking tobacco.
Loss of appetite. ~ Diarrhea.


After eating apples with mutton, fullness in stomach, with peevishness and ill humor, also fullness in head.
After eating pears, especially morning or forenoon, pressure in pit of stomach, which disappears on walking. ~ Diarrhea.
Worse from wine, particularly chest symptoms.
Wine increased pain in right chest and inguinal region.
Renewal of symptoms on taking vinegar, particularly stitch in chest.
Hiccough: after eating; also of infants.
After every meal, flatulent distension. ~ Diarrhea.
After eating, which he relishes, great distension, discomfort, sick feeling and ill humor.
After eating: desire for stool; diarrhea.
After breakfast: diarrhea.
After smoking tobacco, sensation as if diarrhea would set in.
Smoking tobacco amel. toothache.


Pains are accompanied by violent and frequent eructations.
Nausea: in morning; immediately after waking, with inclination to vomit; after drinking water, mucous and bitter vomit.
Vomiting food and mucus.
Constant vomiting.
Vomiting of sour slime after chocolate. ~ Diarrhea.


Nausea proceeding from stomach with pain in sternum, from 3 P. M. until evening.
Constricting pain in region of stomach, beginning daily at 4 A. M. and lasting until noon.
Pain in region of stomach after lifting; pain extends to small of back and there becomes a stitching; so severe that during night she cannot turn without pain; amel. in morning.
Stomach cough, with pain extending into region of spleen; want of appetite with indigestion.


Pain in region of diaphragm after lifting a light weight; pain extended to spine, where it became stinging; patient could not turn all night without pain; amel. in morning.
Pressure in right and left hypochondrium.
Cutting in right hypochondrium, extending downward across bowels, followed by diarrhea; evacuation sudden.
(OBS:) Scirrhus of liver and spleen.
Cutting in left hypochondrium on walking rapidly, as if a hard, sharp, movable piece was there, with sensation in abdomen as if hard pieces were in it, and these were in motion.


Flatulent distension after every meal.
Pain in abdomen, as if diarrhea would set in.
Pinching in abdomen. ~ Diarrhea.
Stinging in abdomen, evening in bed.
Stitching and pressing pain in groin.
(OBS:) Mesenteric glands hardened and swollen.
Belly soft, flabby and sunken.


Much discharge of flatus.
Urging to stool in morning: passage at first formed, then loose, with burning in anus.
Painless diarrhea, with constant vomiting.
Diarrhea six times, from morning till 2 P. M., without pain.
Frequent, very easy stool every day.
Stools: frequent, soft, light yellow, slimy, with faintness and weariness; green or brown, diarrheic; painless, at first frothy, thin and brown, later cadaverous smelling, containing bits of yellow feces; colorless or slimy; green, preceded by crying (infant).
Painless stools, containing undigested food.
(In sick:) Obstinate green discoloration of stool.
Greenish stools, day and night, with pitiful crying. ~ Child with aphthae.
Summer complaint of children mostly under a year old, twenty or thirty passages a day; occasionally vomiting; abdomen soft and wilted; stools brown, watery; containing small yellow lumps and smelling cadaverously; apathetic, refusing nourishment; emaciated to a skeleton; soporous sleep.
(In sick:) After cholera infantum, thrush.
Constipation; stool like sheep-dung.
Stool, thickness of a quill, became easy and an inch in diameter. ~ Stricture of rectum.
Before stool: mental indisposition; indolence; urging.
Burning in rectum during stool.
Cheerful, contented mood after stool.
Several successive stitches in rectum, evenings.
Itching in anus, evening.
Chronic mucous hemorrhoids.
Stool before making water.


Violent, urgent desire to urinate, can scarcely hold urine.
At night must rise several times to urinate.
Desire to urinate, without being able to pass a drop.
Infant urinates nearly every ten or twelve minutes, and screams before urine passes.
Before urinating, burning.
Worse before urination.
Frequent urination, preceded by cries. ~ Diarrhea.
Retention of urine in evening.
Hot urine in infant.
Orifice of urethra pains as if sore after urinating.
Pungent smell of urine.
Smarting in urethra after urinating.


Indifference to coition.
Chancres studding prepuce.


Sexual desire too weak.
(In sick:) Engorgement of uterus, with bearing down pains.
Menses too early, too profuse, and attended with colic and nausea.
At time of menses, pain in groins like stitching and pressing.
Before menses: oppression; catching of breath; rushing sound in ears; stitch-pain in right pectoral region; pain from pit of stomach to small of back.
Menses four days too soon and very profuse, with griping in abdomen; nausea and pain in stomach, extending into small of back.
Too profuse menses, and she is very nervous, starts at least noise, and dreads a downward motion, like going down-stairs, or downward motion of a swing or rocking-chair.
During menses: throbbing in head and rushing in ears; nausea; pinching and griping in abdomen; pain extending from stomach into back; bearing down and stinging in groin; lancinating pain in groin; tired; sweat after midnight.
After menses: pressing in region of liver, extending into right shoulder blade; cramplike pain in stomach and back, and vomiting afterwards.
Leucorrhea like white of egg, with sensation as if warm water was flowing down.
Leucorrhea thick as paste and white for five days.
(In sick:) Profuse, clear, glutinous, albuminous leucorrhea, relieving all other genital symptoms.
White albuminous or starchy leucorrhea.
Acrid leucorrhea, appearing for two weeks, between menses, with swelling of labia and inflamed and discharging Duvernis glands.
Leucorrhea white as mucus, without any other ailment, a fortnight after menses.
Stinging and distended feeling in clitoris.
(In sick:) Prolapsus by increased heat of vagina.


During pregnancy, swelling, itching and burning of vagina, with a discharge like gonorrhea.
False or spasmodic labor pains.
Labor pains accompanied by violent and frequent eructations.
Labor pains spasmodic, more in stomach than in uterus.
Labor pains dart upward, head of child goes back.
Griping and sometimes stitches in left mamma, and when child has nursed she is obliged to compress breast with hand, because it aches on account of being empty.
Disagreeable sensation of emptiness in mamma after suckling child.
Contractive pains in left breast when child nurses right.
Aphthous nipples.
Galactorrhea; milk coagulating.
Milk is too thick and tastes badly; often curdles soon after it has been drawn.
Milk too copious or too thick.
The infant's palate was wrinkled, and it cried frequently when nursing. ~ Diarrhea.
The child at breast sleeps more than usual, but wakes frequently.
Aphthae so tender that they prevent child from nursing.
Colic in infants; they scream out if laid down, or show signs of vertigo when carried down-stairs.
Loathing of breasts in infants. ~ Diarrhea.
Green stool in infant preceded by crying.
The infant becomes pale, nearly earth-colored; the previously firm flesh becomes soft and flabby; he cries a great deal; refuses the breast, and frequently screams out anxiously in his sleep.
Child throws up its hands when an attempt is made to put it down.


Tearing in larynx extending to chest, exciting cough.


Anxious feeling in chest in evening in bed.
Shortness of breath after ascending steps, so that he cannot speak a word; later when he speaks he has a stitch in right side of chest; also on running or on any exertion of body, which hurts him.
Tension in chest, with inclination to deep breathing; similar to Calcar.
Pressure in lower left lateral region of chest, increased by exertion or a long breath.
Every three or five minutes he is obliged to take a quick, deep breath, which is each time followed by a stitch in right side of chest, with a subdued, painful sigh, and slow expiration.
Respiration difficult.
Arrest of breath when lying in bed; he is obliged to jump and catch for breath every time he has a stitch in right side of chest.
When taking a deep breath, sensation in hypochondrium as if something pulled from region of spleen into chest, which sinks back again during exhalation; sometimes pressure and burning in part.
When taking deep breath stinging pressure in sternum; drawing stitch in right chest; stinging in chest; stitches into left side of chest, as with a knife.
When yawning, coughing and breathing deeply, stitches in chest and pain in right inguinal region.
When coughing or sneezing: roughness in throat pit and drawing-stinging.

COUGH. [27]

Dry cachectic cough, especially in morning when rising and evening when lying down; with stitching pain in right chest and right flank, amel. by pressure; washing chest with cold water affords most relief; after drinking wine, pains are aggravated.
Violent cough, with pain through right chest, has to press chest with both hands; cough is dry, occasionally raises small white or yellow lumps. ~ Phthisis.
With every paroxysm of cough sticking in right side of chest, in region of nipple, in evening.
When coughing, is obliged to press right side of chest and flank with hand, whereby pains are tolerable.
Cough with mucous expectoration during day; agg. in morning; pain in hepatic region.
Hacking and violent cough, with slight expectoration of a mouldy taste and of same smell, from chest, with every paroxysm of cough.
Musty expectoration, with pain through chest to back.
Cough, with expectoration of white mucus streaked with blood.
Cough after cold bathing.
Stinging in right breast near nipple, with each cough.


Tightness in chest.
Pressing in chest, with scratching in throat and cough.
Stitches in chest when yawning, coughing or breathing deeply.
Stitches in right side of chest in region of nipple, with every paroxysm of cough.
Knife-like stitches in left chest with every inhalation.
Stitches between ribs of right side, so that he cannot lie on that side on account of pain, with sensitive drawing and obstruction of breathing, so that he has to catch for breath; if he lies upon painful side pains immediately awaken him from sleep.
Pleuritic pain in right pectoral region; patient cannot move or breathe without a stitch.
During cough: stitches in chest and lumbar region, lessened by pressure; mouldy taste in throat.
Sudden stitching from within outward in right side of chest, on raising arms.
Stitching pains in right lung, but mostly drawing stitches.
Stitching or darting pain from without inward through upper right lung, posterior to second rib.
Fine prickings, extending from back into chest, evenings.


Cyanosis of infants from birth.
Circulation irregular; face bluish, especially around mouth, nose and eyes, with blue look of finger ends and feet; with attacks, during which child became prostate and as if suffocating.
Sensation as if heart was on right side and being squeezed.
Pulse somewhat accelerated.


Stitches between ribs of right side; cannot lie upon that side on account of pain, with sensitive drawing and obstruction of breathing, has to catch for breath; if during sleep he lies on painful side, pains awake him immediately.
Aching in pectoralis major, as from lying on a hard mattress; painful to touch.
Soreness over front of chest and in middle of sternum to its end.
Little pricking pains all over chest, with difficulty of breathing and cough.


Rheumatic drawing pains in nape of neck, extending to left shoulder and then into scapula; evening when walking in open air.
Soreness of both sides of neck.
Pain in back: when walking; like from pressure, when sitting or stooping.
Backache extending into feet.


Pressure in shoulders.
Drawing and tearing pain in and between shoulders, so that he cannot stoop.
Burning pain on upper arm, a hand's breadth around whole arm.
Tearing and breaking sensation in right wrist.
Stinging in palm of hand; whole hand numb to above wrist.
Bran-like herpes on hands and arms.
Burning, heat and redness of fingers during slight cold, as if frost-bitten.
Throbbing pain in tip of thumb, day and night, frequently waking from sleep, at night.
Hot palms. ~ Diarrhea.


Burning pain on left thigh, a hand's breadth around whole limb.
Transient tearing pain in middle of right femur, extending up and down.
Weak feeling in feet when ascending steps.
Great prostration and lassitude, with weakness in lower limbs.
Pain in calves.
Erysipelatous inflammation and swelling of left leg and foot, after violent dancing, with tearing, tension and burning in it; increased burning pain when touched; on pressure redness disappears for a moment.
Stitches in soles.
Burning, heat and redness of toes during slight cold, as if frost-bitten.
Pain in heel as if sore from walking.
Sensation as if warm water was running down thighs. ~ Leucorrhea.


Phagedenic ulcers on joints of fingers and toes. Compare Sepia.


Lying: pressure in nostril agg.; arrest of breath; cannot lie on right side. See 28.
Downward motion: child anxious; women dread it during menses.
Dancing: anxious; inflamed left leg.
Motion: stitches in chest worse.
Exertion: pressure in left chest.
Restless, cannot sit or lie long in one place.

NERVES. [36]

Trembling in whole body, especially in hands, with nausea and weakness of knees.
Weakness, especially in abdomen and limbs.
She is very nervous; she does not sleep well.
Debility. ~ Diarrhea.

SLEEP. [37]

When yawning: stitches in chest.
Sleeps more than usual.
Lascivious dreams; she dreams of coition.
Disturbed, restless sleep, with ebullitions.
Sweat increased during sleep.
Child cries out during sleep, as if frightened.
A child, aet. 5, turns about, cries whole night, till 4 in morning, and in morning is in a whining mood; infant frequently cries out in its sleep, and anxiously grasps its mother, as if it had been frightened by a dream.
She wakes uncommonly early, at 3 o'clock, she cannot fall asleep for two hours on account of heat of whole body, especially in head, with sweat on thighs.
Children may be sleeping quietly, and awake suddenly, screaming and holding on to sides of cradle without any apparent cause for so doing.
Starting from sleep with anxious screams, throwing hands about, seizing things, or clinging to mother. ~ Diarrhea.

TIME. [38]

Morning: pain in stomach amel.; child is in a whining mood.
At 3 A. M.: awakens with heat of whole body.
At 10 A. M.: trembling in whole body.
Afternoon: idles time away; fretful, discontented; stool; chill agg.
At 4 P. M.: as if a bug was crawling over under lip.
Evening: stitches in chest; stool; chill agg.
At 11 P. M.: anxiety increases till then.
Night: pain in stomach agg.; child cries out.
Day and night: greenish stools.


Warm weather: symptoms worse.
Cold: head sensitive.
Damp cold weather: generally worse.
Change of weather: head sensitive.
Wet weather: toothache.
Open air: rheumatism in neck and shoulder.
Washing with cold water: cough better when chest is washed.
Inclination to uncover with the fever heat; sometimes shuns it.

FEVER. [40]

Chill and chilliness mostly during sleep.
Chill predominating, especially in afternoon and evening.
Chill and heat alternating.
Chill from uncovering.
Chill passing downward.
Thirst not constant; is generally wanting during chill.
Flushes of heat, morning and evening.
Hot head, mouth and palms, of infant.
Heat or sweat, with inclination to uncover.
Sweat during the morning sleep.


Right: stitches side of chest when sneezing; pressure through nostril; stoppage of nostril; stitches in chest; pain in inguinal region when yawning, coughing, etc.
Right to left: stoppage of nostril.
Left: ear especially affected; erysipelas of side of face; contractive pain in breast when child nurses the right; pressure in chest.
Upper right, lower left.
Above downward: pressing through right nostril.
Without inward: stitches in chest.


As of a foreign body in eye; as if ear opened and closed; as if all the brain would be forced out through right nostril; as of cobwebs in right side of face, on hands; as if hard pieces were in abdomen; as if a bug was crawling over under lip; as if teeth were too long; as if diarrhea would set in; as if something pulled from spleen into chest; as if heart was on right side and squeezed; as if warm water was running down thighs.
Cutting: in hypochondria.
Lancinating: in groin.
Darting pain: through lung.
Stitches: in vertex; fleeting in left side of head; in female sexual parts; in left eye; in right side of chest; in small of back; in groin; in rectum; in left mamma; in soles.
Drawing stitch: in right chest.
Stinging; in left ear; in teeth; in abdomen; in sternum; in chest; in right breast, near nipple; in palm of hand; in groin; in clitoris.
Pricking: from back into chest; all over chest.
Tearing: in eyeballs; in vertex; from parietal bone to forehead; in molar; in larynx; between shoulders; in right wrist; in middle of right femur; in left leg and foot.
Twitching: in forehead.
Pinching: in abdomen.
Griping: in a hollow tooth; in abdomen; in left mamma.
Drawing: between shoulders.
Rheumatic drawing: in nape of neck; to left shoulder, into scapulae.
Pressing: in forehead; downward through right nostril; in chest; in hypochondria; in groin; in left chest; in sternum; in region of liver.
Breaking: in right wrist; in shoulders.
Burning: of eyes; of upper lip; in nether lip; swelling on lower lip; in throat; in anus; in rectum; of vagina; of fingers; on left thigh; in left leg; of toes; of orifice of urethra; of upper arm.
Smarting: in urethra.
Soreness: of tip of nose; over front of chest; in middle of sternum; both sides of neck; in heel.
Aching: in whole head; in pectoralis major.
Contractive pains: in left breast.
Constricting pain: in region of stomach.
Cramp: in tongue.
Cramplike pain: in stomach and back.
Dull pain: in hollow tooth.
Undefined pain: across forehead; above eyes; in swelling on gum; in right chest; in inguinal region; in region of stomach; in spleen; in diaphragm; in calves.
Roughness: in throat; in throat pit.
Scratching: in throat.
Fullness: in head; in stomach.
Emptiness: in mamma.
Throbbing: headache in temples; in occiput; in swelling of nose; in tip of thumb.
Tension: in chest; in left leg.
Stiffness: in tongue.
Contraction: of eyes.
Numbness: in tongue; of hand.
Crawling: over under lip; on lips; in nose.
Heat: of mouth; palms of hands, of fingers; of palms; of toes; of vagina.
Shuddering: over whole body.
Weakness: in feet; in lower limbs.
Itching: in rectum; of vagina; on back of finger joints.
Dryness: of mouth.


Sensorium affected by downward motion.
Aphthous affection of buccal mucous membrane.
Parts which are usually red turn white.
Emaciation; flabby muscles. ~ Diarrhea.
The anxious feeling on downward motion is the chief distinction between Borax and Bellad.


Riding down hill: anxious; vertigo.
Rocking: anxious.
Touch: swelling on lip burns and feels sore; burning in lower limbs worse.
Pressure: chest pains relieved.
Lifting: pain in stomach.

SKIN. [46]

Sensation as if a cobweb were lying upon skin of face or hands.
Severe itching on back of finger joints; must scratch them violently.
Red papulous eruption on cheeks and around chin.
Herpetic eruption on nates.
Furfuraceous peeling off of epidermis.
Skin getting callous.
Skin pale or livid. ~ Diarrhea.
Wilted, wrinkled skin. ~ Children with aphthae.
Liver spots.
Unhealthiness of skin; slight injuries suppurate.
Old wounds and ulcers are inclined to reopen and suppurate.
Dingy, unhealthy skin, which ulcerates easily on being injured.
Ulcer in left axilla.
Phagedenic ulcers and boils.
Ulcerated places on feet from rubbing of shoe or boot.


Light hair; skin and muscles lax.
Period of dentition and infancy. ~ Aphthae. ~ Diarrhea.


Antidotes to Borax: Chamom., Coffea.
Compare; Calc. ostr., Nux vom., Bryon., Lycop., Mercur., Pulsat., Rhus tox., Sepia, Silicea, Sulphur, Arsen., Bellad., Graphit., Ignat., Kali bichr., and Phosphor.
Similar to: Amm. carb. and Magn. mur. (stoppage of right nostril); Calc. ostr. (inclination to breathe deeply).
Incompatibles: Acet. ac., vinegar, wine.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 02, 1880
Description: Clinical materia medica of Borax veneta
Remedies: Borax veneta
Author: Hering, C.
Year: 1880
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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