We all know that borax is a powerful natural cleaning agent and is effectively used for removing fungus, pests and other micro insects from the skin.
It is also effective in killing the scabies mites thriving under the skin. Let us find out in the following if it is also as safe, as it is effective in killing the mites:
Can Borax treat Scabies?
Doctors who recommend use of borax, advice patients to use add 2 cups of borax and 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide in the bathing water every day. The treatment is continued till the infection subsides.
Also, because the clothes, bedding and furniture that are used by a scabied patient will have mites on them, it is recommended to wash them in water mixed with borax solution. You can also sprinkle borax powder on the sofas, beds, and chairs used by a patient. Let the powder remain there for some time. Later, you can vacuum clean them.
Is Borax Safe To Use?
By now we know that borax can effectively cure scabies and kill the mites, but is borax safe to use?
Scientific studies have proven that borax can be poisonous and cause severe damage to the internal organs. Doctor’s today and not very much in favor of treating any skin infection with borax.
If you are looking for a natural and effective way of treating scabies, try Dr. Scabies. Its special sulphur based formula is absolutely safe to use, causes no side effects, and is highly effective in treating scabies.