Boricum acidum (Bor-ac)

Boracic Acid

Generals: Used as an antiseptic disinfectant, since it arrests fermentation and putrefaction. Pain in region of ureters, with frequent urging to urinate. Coldness (Heloderma horridum & suspectumHelo). Diabetes, tongue dry, red, and cracked. Cold saliva.

Skin: Multiform erythema of trunk and upper extremities. Oedema around eyes. Exfoliating dermatitis. Oedema of tissues around eyes.

Female: Climacteric flushings (Lachesis mutaLach; Amylenum nitrosumAml-n). Vagina cold, as if packed with ice. Frequent urination with burning and tenesmus.

Dose: Third trituration.

Non-homeopathic uses: When the diplococcus of Weichselbaum is present in the sputum of pharyngitis or bronchitis, pneumonia with tenacious sputum, hacking cough and pain, five-grain doses six times daily. A solution of Boracic Acid, as an injection, in chronic, cystitis, or, a teaspoonful to a glass of hot milk, taken internally. Boro-Glyceride in solution (1:40) is a powerful antiseptic. Styes, 15 gr to 1 oz water externally. As a dusting powder on ulcerated surfaces. In cystitis as an irrigating fluid.