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Is Borax Safe?

Posted by Carol (Burgin, Kentucky) on 02/22/2009

Ted, I just wanted to ask a couple of questions. I am a 32 yr. old wife & mother of 2 who got diagnosed with Lupus a little over a year ago. I have no organ involvement yet but deal daily with major flare-up's, facial redness& rash, joint pain & lesions that appear all over my body. I have been on Plaquenil for 8 months & have major side effects so last week I just stopped taking it. My doctor wants me to go on Prednazone & I will not. It has about killed my grandmother who has Giant Cell Arteritis (an autoimmune disease). I can't hardly function some days now & I just want to be able to raise my family & not feel 100 yrs. old.

I have started the baking soda (1/2 tsp. in half glass of water 2x's a day), Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin D3 & Magnesium. But, when I went to the pharmacy to but borax, they told me I could not injest it. I need something to help me deal with this horrible situation that won't kill me. I am willing to try it but need to know that it is ok. It's not like I really trust what the doctors tell me anyway. It's all about their bottom line, they don't care about my life.

I will write back in a week or so to update my progress or lack there of. At this point, I am so hopeful that it will work. I don't want to live my life in misery b/c of the medications I have to take. Let me know if you have any suggestions for my digestion problems and constant bowel problems. I would appreciate it.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts


Borax is safe in diluted concentration. The dose I used is 1/8 teaspoon to 1/4 teaspoon dose dissolve in 1 liter of drinking water. It should be noted that earthclinic readers actually use larger doses then this when doing the borax and doing o.k.

A lupus is also reduced with a couple of other remedies. Namely bloodroot tinctures 2-3 drops 4 to 6 times a day dissolved in 1/2 glass of water seems to digest them thus reducing the pain within the day.

A colloidal silver is also helpful and I am looking into colloidal copper to see whether it's helpful or not.

In any event the big three for lupus that I have found to be safe, is borax, bloodroot and baking soda. Those are the major remedies so far and I believe it's essential.

The weakness is helped mostly with 10 drops of H2O2 3% in a glass of water every 2 or 3 hours.

These are the clear remedy that has worked the best so far. Other people who post at other places not of this website, I tried. and it didn't work, and mostly are for some reason or another commercial products so they are also expensive too.