Uses for Boric Acid
Boric acid is a wonderful naturally occurring chemical. It is used in a wide variety of applications. Here are some of the most popular uses.
1- It is used as an insecticide against roaches, ants, silverfish, termites, fleas, scabies, and more.
2- It is used as a flame retardant for home wood production, mattresses, and many other materials.
3- It is mixed with silicone lubricant to make silly putty.
4- It is used as an eye wash for irritated eyes (1.5% dilution).
5- It is used as a vaginal suppository.
6- It is used to make welding flux.
7- It is used to slow down nuclear fission.
8- It is used to reduce oxidation in soldering.
9- It is used to make fiberglass.
10- It is used to make fire turn green.
11- It is used as an industrial lubricant.
12- It is used to cure hides.
13- It is used to eliminate moisture.
14- It is used to prevent athletes foot.
15- It is used to treat ear infections.
16- It is used to treat yeast infections and jock itch.
17- It has many more uses not listed here.
Please don't try using pure boric acid applications on your own. These uses require careful formulation to make them safe and effective. You should not take pure boric acid and use it at will as that will be hazardous to your health. Instead purchase the item from the appropriate place of business.