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Manufacturer: 20 Mule Team
Synonyms: Orthoboric acid, boracic acid or Acidum Boricum.
Uses: Boric Acid is often used as an antiseptic, flame retardant and an insecticide. In cosmetics it is often added to lotions, creams, bath and hair products. It can be used to help prevent athleteï¿½s foot by adding it in socks or stockings and can be used in a solution to treat some types of ear infection, in humans and animals. It is also used for eye infections, flea infestations, as an ear drop to prevent fungal ear infections in swimmers, as a mild antiseptic in wounds and can help treat yeast infections.
Recipe/Process: Herbal Astringent for Oily Skin
- 1 ounce Chamomile
- 1 ounce Peppermint extract
- 3 tbsps Witch Hazel
- 8 ounces water
- ï¿½ tsp Boric Acid (optional)
Boil the witch hazel, chamomile, peppermint, vinegar and water. Allow the solution to cool and then strain it. Add in the rest of the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake vigorously. Keep astringent refrigerated.
Natural: Boric Acid is derived mainly from the borate mineralï¿½s reaction with sulfuric acid. The largest source for borates is in Turkey in the Eti Mine Works.
Shelf Life: It is indefinite as long as it is stored properly in sealed container. Boric Acid does not decompose or break down.
Storage Directions: Keep in a tightly closed container and store in a cool, dry location that is well ventilated. Store away from incompatible substances.
Cautions: Is toxic if inhaled or ingested. May irritate eyes, skin, respiratory tract and digestive tract. May affect the central nervous system and may adversely affect the reproductive system. Use in a well ventilated area. Avoid breathing the dust in. Avoid any contact with the skin, eyes or clothing. Long term exposure on dogs resulted in them developing testicular atrophy.
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