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Borax — The Inexpensive Detox, Arthritis, Osteoporosis And Mycoplasma Cure

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Absolutely nothing is more disheartening and frustrating than to be doing everything you believe to be right, and spending hours a day teaching others about real food and nutrition, while suffering in silence with unexplained joint pain and trying to hide an ever incapacitating limp!

And then at a Weston A. Price conference on nutrition, Sally Fallon casually dropped a ‘precious jewel’ that has given me the promise of a whole new day! A day? (a lifetime?) without the pain, stiffness and inflammation that have become my albatross. I would like to share it with you, because I know that too many people are suffering just like me.

BORON is a mineral that is simply an activator. It helps to activate or cause many other functions to happen within the body. Boron is one of the main minerals used in the bone building process. Boron initiates estrogen by helping convert vitamin D into an active state. The estrogen then improves absorption of calcium. Boron also helps metabolism to take place within the bone. With this metabolism properly functioning, osteoporosis is not a major factor to a person’s health. Once osteoporosis sets in, Boron can play a major role in helping the body to replace lost calcium.

Boron also assists in preventing arthritis and tooth decay. Boron is one of the minerals necessary for building and repairing joint cartilage. Boron is essential in maintaining the correct levels of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus in the body. Boron helps to regulate hormones, especially estrogen and testosterone. Boron also helps maintain brain function and memory capabilities.

Boron deficiency can cause cell walls to become very weak and fragile, rendering the cells incapable of properly transferring nutrients into them. The body depends on Boron for performing most of its functions. With its interactions with calcium and other minerals…

…Boron is a very important part of a long chain that intertwines all the minerals necessary for individual cell growth and health!

Boron is essential for ALL life in plants as well as animals. Boron is essential for the integrity and function of cell walls and the way signals are transmitted across cellular membranes.

When ingested it reacts with hydrochloric acid in the stomach to form Boric acid, ingested Boron compounds are rapidly and nearly completely excreted with the urine.

Chemical fertilizers inhibit the uptake of Boron from the soil. An organic apple grown in rich soil may have 20 mg Boron, but if grown with fertilizer it may have only 1 mg of Boron. The average intake of Boron in developed countries is only 1-2 mg of Boron per day.

This creates health problems due to Boron deficiency which is now very common, but very few of us know about it.


Boron is necessary throughout the body with the highest concentration in the parathyroid glands, the bones, joints and the dental enamel. It is essential for healthy bone and joint function, it is responsible for regulating the absorption and metabolism of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.

Some symptoms of Boron deficiency are arthritis, brittle bones, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative joint disease, hormonal imbalance, loss of libido, memory loss, muscle pain, osteoporosis, receding gum, and weak joint cartilage. Boron deficiency causes greatly increased amounts of calcium and magnesium to be lost with the urine.

Boron deficiency causes the parathyroid to become overactive and stressed which causes the glands to release too much parathyroid hormone. Excess parathyroid hormones raise the blood level of calcium by releasing calcium from the bones, joints and teeth into the blood stream. This then leads to osteoarthritis and other forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, spondylitis, gout, lupus, osteoporosis, pyorrhea and tooth decay.

With advancing age high blood levels of calcium lead to calcification of soft tissues causing muscle contractions and stiffness; calcification of the eyes, endocrine glands, especially the pineal gland and the ovaries. Arteriosclerosis, kidney stones, and calcification of the kidneys ultimately leading to kidney failure. When the intracellular calcium levels get too high the cells will die!

Bone analysis has shown that arthritic joints and nearby bones have only half the Boron content of healthy joints. Equally, synovial fluid that lubricates joints and provides nutrients to the cartilage is Boron deficient in arthritic joints.

Arthritis in its various forms and its close relative osteoporosis affect a very large percentage of the population in developed countries. Osteoporosis is responsible for more long-term hospital care than any other individual disease. This is due to the very high incidence of fractures, and especially the protracted nature of hip fractures.

Please note that these ‘casualties’ are a main source of income for the medical-pharmaceutical system!


A Boron supplement will reduce the daily loss of calcium by nearly 50%. As this calcium is withdrawn mainly from your bones and teeth, Boron deficiency may be the most important factor in causing arthritis, osteoporosis and tooth decay today.

Boron affects the metabolism of steroid hormones, and especially the sex hormones. Supplementing with Boron increases low testosterone levels in men and estrogen levels in menopausal women. Boron also has an important role in converting vitamin D to its active form, thus increasing the calcium uptake and deposition into the bones and teeth rather than causing soft tissue to calcify. Also other beneficial effects have been reported such as improvement of heart disease, vision, psoriasis, balance, memory and cognition.

A German cancer researcher by the name of Dr. Paul-Gerhard Seeger has shown that cancer commonly starts with the deterioration of cell membranes. Since Boron is essential for cell membranes and Boron deficiency is widespread, this may be an important cause for the initiation of tumor growth. Boron compounds have anti-tumor properties and are “potent anti-osteoporotic, anti-inflammatory, hypolipemic, anti-coagulant and anti-neoplastic agents” (1).

Borax_1The missing link

In the 1960’s a soil and plant scientist by the name of Rex Newnham, Ph.D., D.O., N.D, developed arthritis.

He tried conventional drugs but they not help so he looked for answers in the chemistry of plants. He realized that plants in the area in which he lived were mineral deficient. Knowing that Boron aids calcium metabolism in plants he decided to try supplementing with BORAX. Yes, you read it right…Borax. You may find it unimaginable that Borax, the humble insecticide and laundry detergent seems to be the missing link!

Dr. Newnham took 30 mg of Borax per day and in three weeks ALL pain, swelling and stiffness had disappeared!

The chemical names for Borax are Sodium Tetraborate, Disodium Tetraborate Decahydrate, or Sodium Borate. Chemically it is all the same, it is a naturally occurring mineral commonly mined from dried salt lakes. There is no “food-grade” Borax available or necessary as all Borax is the same and “natural”, it is usually mined in California or Turkey. Borax is commonly used as household cleaner, it is non-toxic and does not contain heavy metals. Pharmaceutical grade is not noticeably purer or better. Borax has antiseptic, antifungal, and antiviral properties but only mild antibacterial action.

Borax_3Ingredients: A NATURAL MINERAL.

Most of Dr. Rex Newnham’s later research was devoted to the relationship between soil Boron levels and arthritis. He published several scientific papers on Borax and arthritis. One was a double-blind trial in the mid 1980’s at the Royal Melbourne Hospital which showed that 70% of those who completed the trial were greatly improved. There were no negative side-effects reported, some participants reported that their heart ailments had also improved, and there was better general health and more energy. (3)

He told public health and medical school authorities about his discovery but they were more concerned about loss of their own profits and ended up instigating a government law that Boron be declared a poison in any concentration. This resulted in Dr. Newnham being fined and threatened and Borax becoming unavailable in the country in which he lived. Before the national ban, many people with arthritis who heard of Dr. Newnham’s discovery were delighted as they began supplementing with Borax and saw vast improvement. Others were afraid to take something that was being sold to kill cockroaches and ants.


Dr. Rex Newnham’s research found that the traditional sugarcane islands, due to long-term heavy use of fertilizers, have very low soil Boron levels. Jamaica has the lowest level of soil Boron and the arthritis rates of the population are 70%, he noted that even most of their dogs were limping.

The Mauritius islands off the southeast coast of Africa have very low Boron levels and 50% of the populations suffers with arthritis. The daily Boron intake in these countries is less than 1 mg/day.

An interesting comparison is between India and the native Fijians. The Indians are estimated to have an arthritis rate of 40% and eat much rice grown with fertilizer while the native Fijians with an estimated arthritis rate of 10% and eat mainly starchy root vegetables grown without fertilizer.

The US, England, Australia and New Zealand generally have average soil-Boron levels with an estimated intake of 1 to 2 mg of Boron and arthritis rates of approximately 20%.

Israel has some of the best soil in the world and a very high Boron content, with an estimated daily Boron intake of 5 to 8 mg. An independent survey in 1978-1980 at Kaplan Hospital showed arthritis for the whole country to be less than 1%.

Carnarvon in Western Australia has high Boron levels both in the soil and water, and the arthritis rate is only 1%.

It is similar to a place named Ngawha Springs in New Zealand which has very high Boron levels in the spa water and is acclaimed as a curative for arthritis. A hotel in Ngawha has a collection of wheelchairs and crutches that were left behind by people who no longer needed them when they left to go home after their stay there. Incidentally ALL SPAS reputedly curing arthritis have very high Borax levels.

You may have read about green lipped mussel extract from New Zealand that is claimed to relieve arthritis pain and other symptoms. These mussels were gathered from a volcanic island with vents under the sea. The NZ mussels have absorbed Boron from the sea; that is the secret to their healing properties. Mussels gathered from other areas do not have the same effect because they lack Boron.


Dr. Newnham’s research proved that after Borax supplementation an individual’s bones were much harder and stronger. With additional Boron, bone fractures healed in half the normal time in both man and animal. Horses and dogs with broken legs, and even a broken pelvis, fully recovered. A young girl, aged 9 months, with juvenile arthritis was supplemented with Boron and she was essentially ‘cured’ by Dr. Newnham in 2 weeks.

Rex Newnham’s research indicates that generally people are healed from their arthritis pain, swelling and stiffness in approximately 1 to 3 months.

He also stated that many patients with arthritis commonly experienced a Herxheimer reaction, which is an early aggravation of symptoms with increased pain for a short period of time (you may feel worse before you feel better). It is commonly due to toxins being released by killed Candida and mycoplasma. This is very common with antimicrobial therapy, and borax definitely is an exceptionally good and strong fungicide. Dr. Newnham regarded Herxheimer as a good prognostic sign indicating that the body was healing.

It has been estimated that 55% of Americans over the age of 50 have osteoporosis and of these approximately 80% are women. Worldwide 1 in 3 women and 1 in 12 men over the age of 50 have osteoporosis, and this is responsible for millions of fractures each year. In scientific studies Rats with osteoporosis were given a Boron supplement for 30 days with the result that their bone quality was then comparable with that of the healthy control group and of a group supplemented with estradiol (6).

The beneficial effect of Boron on bones seems to be due to two interrelated effects: a higher Boron content of the bones which makes them harder, and a normalization of sex hormones which stimulates the growth of new bone. Low estrogen levels after menopause are thought to be the main reason why so many older women develop osteoporosis. In men testosterone levels decline more gradually which seems to be reflected in their later onset of osteoporosis as a group.

Research has now shown that Boron supplementation in postmenopausal women doubles the blood level of the most active form of estrogen, 17-beta estradiol, to the level found in much younger women. Equally, the blood levels of testosterone more than doubled (7). Boron appears to BALANCE the levels of sex hormones. With ConventionalSynthetic Hormone Replacement Therapy there is a higher risk of breast or endometrial cancer which is NOT known to happen with hormones produced by the body as with Boron supplementation or with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Breast cancer is related to calcifications in the breast. Tests have shown that it is important to normalize the calcium-magnesium metabolism and cellular membrane functions within the body in order to reduce the risks of breast cancer.

A recent study in younger men (29 – 50) showed that the level of free testosterone (the form that matters most) had risen by one third after a daily supplementation borax for one week (8). This may be of special interest for bodybuilders. Research with Boron has shown that elevated testosterone levels are beneficial by shrinking prostate tumors and PSA levels, PSA being a marker for tumors and inflammation in the prostate gland.

Significantly improved memory and cognition in both sexes of elderly individuals may be partly due to increased levels of sex hormones and to improved membrane functions of the brain cells (9).


Being such an excellent fungicide it is not surprising that Borax is being successfully used to treat Candida overgrowth. There is a great deal of interesting information on an Earth Clinic forum called Borax Cures (10). Many contributors have written that it has completely cured or greatly helped them.

In normal healthy conditions Candida exists as harmless oval yeast cells. When challenged, chains of elongated cells called pseudohyphae develop, and finally strongly invasive long, narrow and tube-like filaments called hyphae. These damage the intestinal wall, and cause inflammation and Leaky Gut Syndrome.

Pseudohyphae and hyphae can be seen in the blood of individuals with cancer and autoimmune diseases. Candida can also form tough layers of biofilm. This same study shows that Borax inhibits the formation of biofilms and also the transformation of harmless yeast cells into invasive hyphal form. Other articles have shown that this process, commonly initiated by antibiotics, is a basic cause of most of our modern diseases, and this makes Borax and Boron primary health remedies. Boron is also used to remove accumulated fluoride and heavy metals from the body(14).

Fluoride not only causes bones and joints to deteriorate, but also the pineal gland to calcify and the thyroid gland to become underactive. Borax reacts with fluoride ions to form Boron fluorides which are then excreted in the urine.

While in good health and especially in younger years a calcium – magnesium ratio of 2:1 is normal and beneficial. But with increasing age, Boron deficiency and resulting disease conditions we REQUIRE progressively less calcium but more magnesium.

Boron is an important regulator of cell membrane functions, especially in regard to movements of calcium and magnesium. In Boron deficiency an excessive amount of calcium moves into the cell while magnesium is unable to move inside to displace the calcium.

This is the condition of old age; and all of the symptoms of boron-deficiency diseases leading up to it.

For Boron to be fully effective in reversing tissue calcification ample magnesium is required. For older individuals 400 to 600 mg of magnesium together with the daily Boron supplementation spaced out during the day. However, the correct form of oral Magnesium must be taken to avoid the usual laxative effect.

Sources strongly doubt whether calcium supplements are needed or even beneficial, even in case of osteoporosis. Tests show that most individuals have plenty of calcium (stored in their soft tissues where it does not belong), and supplementing Boron and Magnesium redeposit this misplaced calcium directly into bones.

Research has shown that the medical focus on high CALCIUM supplemental
intake is a prescription for ACCELERATED AGING…

…we CAN actually turn ourselves into ‘a walking coral reef’!

Long-standing severe calcification buildup cannot be redistributed in a short period of time while on Boron supplementation. Increased calcium levels in affected areas such as the hips and shoulders may cause problems for a considerable time, such as a tendency to severe cramping and pain, or problems with the blood circulation, or nerve transmission. Higher amounts of calcium and fluoride passing through the kidneys may cause temporary kidney pain. Further, kidney pain appears to be mainly due to kidney stones being released, after a few days when the stones are cleared the pain usually stops.

Such healing reactions cannot be avoided when aiming for a higher level of health, but they can be minimized by increasing boron levels only gradually. Whenever you experience an unpleasant effect reduce or temporarily stop boron intake until the problem subsides. Then gradually start increasing again. Helpful additional measures are a greatly increased fluid intake, using more organic acids such as lemon juice or vinegar, and improving lymph flow as with rebounding, walking or inverted positions.

WHAT AND HOW MUCH TO USE….here is where it clearly becomes a personal choice.

Like MANY other people, Sally Fallon the President and Founder of The Weston A. Price Organization, takes pure BORAX dissolved in water, [as I have detailed below], and has benefited greatly and reports excellent results. I too began to supplement with Borax and was experiencing much pain relief of my arthritis in a short period of time but I also began to experience gastrointestinal distress. (Perhaps I was taking too much, I was unable to find an amount of Borax that my body did not react to. I was forced to stop taking Borax.)

Signs of taking too much Borax are not being hungry, nausea, vomiting, lethargy, dermatitis and diarrhea. If you stop taking it for a day or so all of these symptoms will go away. The antidote for Boron toxicity is to consume extra B2.

Boron TABLETS can be bought from health shops or the Internet, commonly with 3 mg of Boron per tablet. While suitable as a general Boron supplement, it is not known if or how well Boron tablets work, Chelated Minerals are only 40% absorbable in the body. Most scientific studies and individual experiences in regard to arthritis, osteoporosis, or sexual hormones and menopause were with pure Ionic Borax.  It is not yet known if non-ionic Boron tablets are as effective as Borax… READ THE FULL STORY HERE:


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    • jknbt

      beware of overdosing…boron is poisonous in high doses…

      this is irresponsible…nobody reading this has the kind of scales that can measure out 30 mg….

      any health food store will have safe supplement pills for this.

      what are the “OTHER MINERALS” mentioned on the borax box? who knows what you are taking? and you are an advocate for health? how bogus!

      people, do a google search for BORON SUPPLEMENTS first before you start eating laundry detergent! study up on this first!

      • Christian Fear Porn

        Meh, I want to see these bin nerds have a borax snorting contest. See how much the average lardy internerd body can take.

        Wash it down with a bottle of drain cleaner for me.

        Cue the righteous nerd gang…

        Need a bigger boat :twisted:

      • Cleareyes

        I personally have, and was taking Boron right from the box of Borax, bout 1/8 teaspoon daily for months back then, and never experienced any problems! I was going thru trials to find what would help my gout. I really couldn’t tell if it helped or not, because so many thing cause it that it takes years of almost eating nothing to find out what foods react and cause flare-ups. I remember my fingernails got so hard bout broke my clippers, they get really hard! Want some cool reading you can cherry pick? Go to Current News, scroll down to July 6, 2012 for Boron info check it out for yourself! I just went there to make sure it was in fact this site, and read something I don’t remember reading before, but may have missed, about the Pineal Gland. Seems, I can put thing together more like tuition or, maybe just more educated from all the good reading that I’ve enjoyed on that site, and yes I think I am a whole lot more educated because of that site. Can make some people paranoid though, you know, to much info and some people just can’t handle the truth! That doesn’t bother me! Like I said you can cherry pick, and find some very good readings! Shhh! Just heard something I’ll get back!

        • Cleareyes

          Scroll way down!

      • CC

        Actually, Borax is 50-100% LESS TOXIC than common table salt:

        As for the “other minerals” in Borax: “Borax is commonly sold as technical or agricultural grade with 99 to 99.5% minimum purity. Potential impurities consist of sodium, potassium, calcium, chloride, bicarbonate, carbonate, sulphate and phosphate but not toxic or heavy metals. This grade includes the borax commonly used as household cleaner. Pharmaceutical grade is not noticeably purer or better….” (refer Walter Last

        I personally take 40ml of Borax ‘concentrate’ (concentrate = 1tsp of Borax in 1 LT of water) in total throughout the day – it has neither taste nor smell – and it’s improved my health beyond anything I could have dreamed of.

        People would benefit more from research than scare-mongering.

    • Pink Slime

      So now the whole problem in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD is boron? Got it!

    • truthlovingsoul

      i have been using borax for about a year now. i throw a half cup in my wash with my regular detergent, bathe with it, about a cup per bath, and drink it also, periodically.
      i drink distilled water, put a half teaspoon in a gallon jug (4 litres), shake it well and drink throughout the day. maybe a gallon every 2 days or so.
      i also use ionic magnesium citrate powder, called natural calm, that you have to add hot water to to activate it, every 4 or 5 days.
      like anything, we can get too much and become ill, so start with small doses and let your body adjust.
      any rapid detox or too much of a good thing in any way can be harmful.
      don’t forget the healing crisis symptoms will pass. go easy and increase slowly. sometimes when we do a detox, we are just moving the toxins around our bodies, ie out of the liver and into soft tissue, so we have to also use enemas or other means to rid these poisons from our bodies.
      great article!

      • jknbt

        you are an idiot.

        the violent pooping you are doing in your “detox-cleans” is your body protecting itself by expelling POISONS.

        When you poop so hard that it shatters the commode, your body is trying to tell you something.

        And this article is supposedly about a health food remedy!


    • Anonymous

      before the Medical Mafia could poison mankind with its margarine it had to demonize butter…

      before the drug industry could poison mankind with its statins it had to demonize the egg and its cholesterol

      before the Medical Mafia could poison mankind with Fluoride it had to demonize its natural antidote: Boron.

      the most potent killer of microbes is Iodine, in alcohol — and yet our thyroid needs it … so too our parathyroid and pineal glands need boron, borax … and that is why it is banned in Europe and demonized by the medical mafia as an ant-poison, detergent.

      • VirusGuard

        I would not have a clue what but it seems to me that something is being put in our food to sedate people else we would have full on riots for how we are being farmed today for taxes and interest payments and getting so little in return.

        Still this Boron stuff cannot taste as bad as what we will be pumping into the bunkers when the banking elite and puppet politicians run the the caves if we still have any fight left in us with all this drugging going on.

      • Jack Shlitz

        If only I could hit the green up arrow over & over…

      • Jack Shlitz

        If only I could hit thIf only I could hit the green up arrow over & over…e green up arrow over & over…

    • haha

      if you are ingesting this stuff (detergent…my goodness…) then you’re a complete moron.

      I would never trust the corrupt detergent industry by drinking one of their products… Its detergent man! open your eyes! what the heck is wrong with you?!?!

      gulp gulp gulp… 10 minutes later your probably sick… craziness!… This is probably a good way to kill yourself if you ask me. Just crazy

      Somebody delete this whole page……please! the author is trying to kill the gullable

    • mothman777

      I use 6 mg supplement every day of boron in chelated form, which is inexpensive and remarkably effective in greatly reducing osteoarthritis pain, and tooth pain where I have exposed dentine on my teeth. The stuff really does work.

      I did buy the borax powder at first, on Ebay, tried it for a few weeks then thought I would probably be wiser using just a measured capsule after studying up on potential toxicity issues (which I never even suffered from borax by the way). I am not sure that all the stated toxicity concerns about borax, or even boron, are even based on genuine research in some cases, as we all know how big pharma tries to stop people helping themselves, even using blatant lies to discredit genuine medicines, like they did with laetrile, or amygdalin, for cancer, being ruthless just like arms dealers and tobacco salesmen.

      Many people have had great results with borax measured out by themselves, no doubt, but I know boron is dirt cheap in chelated supplement form anyway, and does not make you ill at all. If you have tooth pain, or joint pain, I think you won’t go wrong with boron supplements, based on my own very positive experiences.

      I have read that 2 tablespoons of sesame paste (tahini) each day, containing large amounts of magnesium and calcium, will also provide a good mineral source for the boron to work with, and medical trials have shown that tahini reduces joint pain by 50%. The result when tahini is combined with chelated boron supplements should be even greater.

      • jknbt

        tahini has saponins in it…this is what is relieving your joint pain…

        many plants have saponins in them, try yucca root in orange juice

      • mutant

        How long have you been taking boron?

    • NWO for Dummies.

      Detox with bentonite clay. Used by native communities and wild – and domestic (they still have the instinct) animals for 1000′s of years.

      you should detox if you live under chemtrails – red alert

      you or your children have had vaccines – red alert

      You eat food, take medicines or drink liquids made in America (aka USA) – not the saner south – red alert.

      you have been in a war zone and breathed in depleted uranium – red red alert

      work with poisonous chemicals – red alert

      HOWEVER… does NOT detox from electronic TV mind control nor its subliminal and overt manipulation..

      • NWO for Dummies.

        You’ll be free soon, so don’t panic. Putin and Xi Jingping and the rest of the world apart from the 7 sisters have a plan.

    • The Clucker

      If you’re dumb enough to ingest borax you might as well just eat the whole damn box and get it over with already.

      • westgate

        Chickens are cannibals……….

        • The Clucker

          I ate my brother. :evil:

          • Sun Tzu

            Sucked first, correct?

        • The Clucker

          Lol That reminds me, Gus. You should revive Lord Hu!

        • Gus Fung

          Lord Humungus was gravely disappointed with the results of his kinky Iceland adventure with Amy… I mean Pix.

          If he EVER comes back he will be a changed man.

        • The Clucker

          :cry: Poor Lord Humungus. I’m just glad he’s still expressing his grave disappointments.

    • haha

      hold on I take that back… its non-toxic. Hmm.. maybe I might take less than a teaspoon or somethin….

      gulp gulp gulp…. I’M GONNA DIE!

    • Mother mary

      Best tooth paste: 1 part Borax, 1 part baking soda. 1 part coconut oil (100% Organic). Heat up in pot until the right consistency. let cool, maybe refrigerate to get started right away. Never use that fluoride chemical paste. It gives you cavities.

    • sharonjorgen

      Thank you, THANK YOU for posting this…my testimonial is here

      Ignore the trolls and take charge of your own health :!:

    • jknbt

      Readers– go to amazon, vitacost, or any online store and buy boron supplements there….

      YES, the body needs a little boron. NO, you don’t need so much that you poison yourself.

      This article is wildly irresponsible. Don’t eat laundry soap to get your mineral needs.

    • jknbt

      if you want to know how dangerous Borax is, go to google and do a search:

      msds sodium borate

      msds borax

      it says that sodium borate will cause nausa, vomiting, etc on a dose of 5-10 grams…less than a teaspoon!

      it says that sodium borate is toxic in high doses. Chronic use can cause hair loss and many other bad symptoms.


      • lucid_ity

        Pretty much everything is toxic in high enough doses.

    • Jan Beute

      I learned something – Whenever the MSM warns us about a product – go for it.
      Chlorine dioxide is another example
      If the MSM ignore any good product like Sulphur – you know they have a reason.
      I put a little Borax in my bath wirh Epsom salts, the products to harsh for our stomack.

      • Man

        so when are you going to drink mercury?

        • Sun Tzu

          Like you did, trick?

    • Jan Beute

      I hate the taste of borax so I put 1/2 teaspoon in my bath with a cup of Epsom salts. I learned if the authorities tell you not to take certain minerals or vitamins, go for it. We also lack Iodine and iron – the organic iron from meat.

    • lexor

      This writer needs a course in high school chemistry. Boron is not a mineral but an element. It does not react with hydrochloric acid but is a product, along with hydrochloric acid, in a reaction between boron trichloride gas and hydrogen gas. Borax is a hydrate (contains water molecules, usually 8 or 10) of sodium borate (boron combined with sodium and oxygen). A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, particularly when it encourages you to eat laundry detergent.

      • santiago

        Maybe that’s why boron rhymes with moron.

    • desertspeaks

      As I read the comments, i see some of the same type of trolls from Europe that helped make BORAX illegal “YES BORAX IS ILLEGAL” in EUROPE! Very odd, no?? well it’s not really odd, it was a concerted effort to banish it !
      Borax was so successful at banishing arthritis and the pain associated with it, the PHARMACEUTICAL industry lobbied the governments of Europe to outlaw borax because they have all these PHARMACEUTICAL drugs they need to sell and they can’t sell them to people who can use something so much easier and IMMENSELY cheaper.
      They are now after VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS IN EUROPE! They need them to be by prescription only.. Multinational corporate pharmaceutical companies crush anything that works! They want their customers on their products for LIFE!

      • Man

        no it isn’t illegal in europe

    • 2QIK4U

      Borax is in a major step in the production of cocaine. Ice. Speed. Krank and cutting heroin…. ! DAFUQ?

    • Scotty

      Its real and beyond the story here, here is a link , they don’t kill homeophathic doctors for nothing these days.

      My Mom recently died and this was the fight I had with my sister whom had power of attorney. I was in the process of saving her until my sisters motive was to take over the will for herself. So sick.

      This article enforces how hard this column is trolled.

    • Pen Name

      If you want to know the secret of immortal life?
      Go to

      There is a lot of “priceless” information there.

    • Bilz

      Started taking it 5 years ago. Totally relieved osteoarthritis in my back. Was able to get off of Percoset.




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