Also known as: Acidum boricum Hydrogen borate Boracic acid
Brand names: SEPTOBORE (in combination)
Boric Acid is a weakly acidic hydrate of boric oxide with mild antiseptic, antifungal, and antiviral properties. The exact mechanism of action of boric acid is unknown; generally cytotoxic to all cells. It is used in the treatment of yeast infections and cold sores.