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Is Boric Acid an antifungal?

It may sound like a dangerous chemical, but boric acid (BA), derived from boron, is actually an antifungal cure-all of sorts. You might have heard of boric acid being used as a natural pest control as well.

Similarly, it is asked, can I wash my eyes with boric acid?

Boric acid has mild antibiotic properties against fungal or bacterial infection. Boric acid ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used as an eye wash to cleanse or irrigate the eyes. Boric acid provides soothing relief from eye irritation, and helps remove pollutants from the eye such as smog, chlorine, or other chemicals.

How do you mix boric acid?

  1. Mix boric acid powder, sugar and water to create a boric acid insecticide spray.
  2. Dissolve boric acid powder in warm water to make your own weedkiller spray.
  3. Combine 1 cup of boric acid powder with 1 gallon of water, while wearing protective gloves, to create a boric acid spray to remove mold from your home.
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