Borax Dosage for Candida

Posted by R (Colorado) on 07/08/2012

Ted, I saw your Email address on Earth Clinic and your many inputs on the use of Borax. I am attempting to create alkalinity in my symptom with the use of Borax from the supermarket. I have candida that I believe that I have had for decades from the use of antibiotics to treat acne over an extended period of time while in my late 20s and early 30s. I am now 52. My joints hurt, especially my hips. Doctors have also prescribed antibiotics to me in recent years for suspect allergic reaction to bug bite and sinus infection (didn't have after all) and dermatitis (don't currently have) under my nostrils. I have tried using 1/8 tea of Borax twice in recent weeks in about a quart/liter of water. Both times, within a day or two, I start to have loose watery stools and my skin starts to itch in various places. Everybody speaks so highly of Borax for curing so many ailments. Do you have any idea why I would react with diarrhea and itchiness?

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Before you do this, take your pH of your urine to see it is within the range. The common pH urine is 6.5 to 7.5, anywhere above or below is not good. The baking soda should be done first. Baking soda gets the urine to be as close to 7.0 whether the your urine is above 7.5 or below 6.0. As far as borax is concerned, try lowering the dose to 1/16 taken after meals 1 hour at lunch or before sleep, it is not meant to be taken in the morning hours. The body needs to be more acidic during those times.


Replied by Lisa*lisa
Blue Ridge, Ga, USA

Hi Ted, I hope you can help me. My husband is in his early 60's and he suffers from severe Fibromyalgia and Chrohns disease. Both are extremely painful and his doctors are no help at all. His quality of life is so bad because of the constant pain in all the muscles, he can't even sleep anymore.

My question is this: Can he take Borax and Collodial Silver both at the same time? I'm desperate to find something that will help him. I believe his conditions are caused by some kind of pathogen, but I dont' know what. Maybe mycoplasma, maybe toxic mold, maybe a virus or bacteria, we don't know and the doctors don't know either.

Can you tell me if I should give him borax and silver both together? What dosage?

Thank you so much for your help. I'm new here so I'm not sure if this message will reach you, I hope it will.

Sincerely, Lisa

Replied by Harry
Los Angeles

FWIW (given the years passed since your post), I believe Dr. Flechas describes a significant percentage of his patients reporting relief from the pain of fibromyalgia upon taking iodine (and presumably selenium, magnesium, zinc, niacin, and other accompanying nutrients) when they took Lugol's iodine (called Iodoral in pill form) for hypothyroid. And I wouldn't be surprised if it were to provide relief from Crohn's, too. Here's the YouTube video where he says that (the fibromyalgia part):