Hydrated Sodium Tetraborate

Latin name: Borax anhydrous

Sanskrit/Indian name:  Tankana

General information:

Hydrated Sodium Tetraborate is commonly known by its Latin name Borax. It is often used as a food additive in countries like China and Indonesia. It is also used as a detergent in household cleaning products! Hydrated Sodium Tetraborate is known to possess antifungal, antiseptic and cooling properties.

Therapeutic constituents:

Hydrated Sodium Tetraborate is an important boron compound, a mineral and a salt of boric acid, which has medicinal properties.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • Hydrated Sodium Tetraborate has antiseptic, antifungal and cooling properties, which help in treating indigestion and dandruff.