Borax is 100% natural and found in many common household and commercial products. It's a basic ingredient of most 'make your own' household cleaners. By adding half a cup of Borax to your laundry load you'll boost the cleaning power of your laundry detergent.
buffering agent to control the pH in swimming pools
insect killer and deterrent
treatment for thrush in horses' hooves
**Tip: Just add half a cup of Borax to each wash load, and you'll boost the cleaning power of your laundry detergent.
IS IT SAFE TO USE ON PETS?
Borax is used in many pet care remedies but please see the warning below
Store out of the reach of children and pets. This may be an everyday natural product but it isn't necessarily 100% safe, so sensible precautions need to be taken when using. Over exposure to borax dust can lead to respiratory problems and cause skin irritations. Ingestion may result in persistent vomiting, diarrhoea and other abdominal problems.