Boric acid is a mild acid often used as an antiseptic used for minor burns or cuts.
Boric acid can be used to treat yeast and fungal infections such as candidiasis (vaginal yeast infections) by filling gelatin caps with boric acid powder and inserting two into the vaginal canal at bedtime for three to four nights in a row.
It is also used as prevention of athlete's foot, by inserting powder in the socks or stockings, and in solution can be used to treat some kinds of otitis externa (ear infection)
Boric acid is a drug, dietary supplement and chemical commonly sold in hardware stores.
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