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December 28, 2018 // by Earth Clinic Creative Team// 16 Comments
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For those having issues ingesting Borax I would suggest bathing. I had major healing bathing using various mineral salts in a hot bath for an hour a day for six weeks. I had been diagnosed with lyme and associated co infections including candida and cleared most if not all symptoms using bath salts, citrus (vit. C) and hydrogen peroxide in combination topically. I used Borax, Epsom, sea salts and dead sea salts together. I would also add half a bottle of Hydrogen peroxide and scrub my skin with citrus. I used about 4 cups total salt per bath. Soaking the neck and thyroid seems important and I cleared lumps around my thyroid and all sorts of skin anomalies. Whenever I feel sick again from environmental toxins and parasites I just take a few baths a week and it clears my system. I was sick for 8 years and tried western and non-traditional treatments and nothing worked like this bath formula. I never ate borax but did increase ingesting mineral salts, Vitamin C and MSM. I also like to put Borax in my work boots. I noticed a detox from this.
Simple question: How much borax to put in bath? Don't want all that other info. Just HOW MUCH BORAX IN A BATH????? Cannot find a simple answer to a simple question in all of this website! Not really very helpful.
Hello Yasha from Imnaha,
You ask how much borax for the bath:
If drinking, use 1/20th of a teaspoon in a gallon of water and drink throughout two days.
Yasha there is not an exact science on this. But if you read the material about oral consumption you'll see that VERY little is required. By extension I use proportionally the same for a bath. The absorption will be less than orally consumed but spread throughout the body allows for a diverse transfer to different regions. Less but better applied. Same idea for Epsom Salts baths. I can orally take a magnesium supplement (and I do) but also there is a broader or wider absorption with Salts baths. A very ancient remedy to many maladies.
Best to you,
My husband did some borax baths and he used 1 cup per bath. I will say he had no ill effects. He didn't do this long term.
~Mama to Many~
On this site Ted has recommended 1/4 tea spoon for men and 1/8 tea spoon of borax for women with 1/4 tea spoon of sea salt in one liter of water to be consumed through the day for internal use. Therefore, for bath one cup of borax should be ideal to get some benifit of borax for any health problem you are looking forward, may be don't soak for too long but I feel the concentration should be adequate to get the benefit.
I have been using 1/4 cup Borax in hot baths for many months now, in addition to many other major & trace minerals w/ only temporary results. Last time I took 750mg Lufenuron prior to bath and did seem to have better results for my fungal issue. Also, as for combination therapy, I have taken Berberine following the bath which seemed to improve the situation.
Borax can take glyphosate and radiation out of the body when soaking in it. I would not do anything less than 1/4 cup. You can do a half to a cup mixing it with epsom salt, baking soda or regular salts that will help draw it in through the skin. When drinking it, begin with 1/8 tsp in a qt. or liter of water. Some use distilled, I dont. Just dont use city water. You can increase to 1/4 tsp.
How much borax should I use in a borax bath? Thanks
Is a boron foot bath recommended for arthritis joint pain? If so, would a boron supplement capsule dissolved in water work? And how long to soak recommended?
Indeed. Yasha is about 78 years old now if she's still drawing breath, and is/was living in one of the most sparsely-populated, isolated areas of these United States of America in far northeastern Oregon (I used to live in the same county a few years back). A different breed of people live there, the very few who do, and the modern world has a tendency to confound them. Am not meaning this harshly or being mean. It's simply the way things are there. Good people, but their minds are generally made up and they can confuse when given facts. Go there, you'll see. Gorgeous country, Hell's Canyon area.
On another note, all of the vast amount of ideas, experiences, and knowledge here are quite likely helping to extend my life at present, having fought a couple of cancers all naturally for pushing 6 years here now (bladder and prostate). The borax has been incredibly effective in keeping my system on the slightly alkaline side, a critical part of my chosen therapies. It's kept the cancers from being able to grow.
Important, and respectfully- a little borax goes a long way. In my estimation- 1/8th teaspoon of borax in a quart/liter of water per day may well be too much for many if not most people. One quarter of this amount is likely fine, 1/32nd teaspoon (that is- one measured “smidgeon”) dissolved well into a quart or liter of clean water per day is a strong alkalizing solution, still requiring a couple of days off each week.
And thank you one and all for spending the time to share and thus help many others. Had I gone the conventional medicine ways there would have been no way that I could have spent the last half a decade living life to the fullest. Thank you EarthClinic.
Since 1/32 of a teaspoon would be difficult to measure, could perrson just mix up a liter of water with the 1/8t tsp of borax but only drink a portion of that water a day, perhaps 12 cup or 1 cup?
I’m not so sure why everyone is so scared of Borax?? All this is… is a NATURAL Mineral. Do your research. It comes from a mine in California & Turkey……. I ingest it as well as take a bath in it. Like I use 3 or more Cups of it…….. IT’S ALL NATURAL……… Stop listening to what the Government is telling you…. You’re not going to get sick from it or die…… Just don’t drink more than a 1/4 of a teaspoon of it every day.
Thank you David from NEB. for the caution comment. I react to everything so I will take less… Might not have without your comment. I will take 1/32 or 1/16 and see if it is tolerable.
If nothing strange is noticed after a few weeks then I will move it up.
Do you think the poster from 2011 sprinkled the borax in her socks for direct skin contact or in the boots and the borax wicked up to your feet? Thanks for sharing.
I don’t know what the 2011 op did but I sprinkled it dry directly in my slippers so it contacts my bare skin. Some stayed with me when I put on my socks and shoes. I didn’t use much, maybe 1/8 tsp. and only the one time. Several days later there is still a bit in my slippers, but my itchy feet from athletes foot stopped immediately and it hasn’t been back. I tried to make sure it got between the toes too. Or you can soak your feet in it, maybe a tablespoon in a gallon? If that doesn’t relieve the af, try 2 tablespoons. All I know is borax kills the fungus. So happy!
I used to live in San Diego. They put fluoride and chloramine in the municipal water. So taking baths, when your pores are more open from the hot water, you are absorbing these into your body, along with whatever beneficial things you may put in. If some knowledgeable person can share info on this issue, I’d love to hear it.