What is boric acid good for?

Answer Boric acid is a common compound in nature. It is most frequently derived from rocks found in salt lake beds in deserts. Boric acid has numerous uses and has been used by man for centuries.HistoryTh... Read More »

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Does boric acid treatment for vaginal yeast kill all the good bacteria as well?

Tink is right that you might have a sensitivity, it might be Candida, or something else and you may want to get a test to verify what it is... but to actually answer your question, yes, Boric Acid ... Read More »

Is boric acid a polyprotic acid?

Boric acid is not a polyprotic acid. Polyprotic acids contain multiple hydrogen protons and fully disassociate (dissolve) in a water solution. Sulfuric acid is a type of polyprotic acid. In contras... Read More »

Is boric acid a Lewis acid?

Yes. A Lewis acid is an electron pair acceptor. The boron atom in boric acid, B(OH)3, has an empty shell, able to accept a fourth electron pair. For example, it can accept oxygen's electrons in an ... Read More »

What contains boric acid?

Boric acid was first manmade in 1702 when Wilhelm Homberg mixed a chemical called borax with several different mineral acids and water. When the water evaporated, boric acid crystals were left beh... Read More »