Prohormone & Supplement Ingredients:

Boric Acid

Boric Acid is the acid for of the supplement Boron. While it is a form of Boron, it is used to treat a variety of ailments that Boron may not be as effective in treating. The supplement can be taken orally, applied topically and taken as a suppository in powder form. Boric Acid is a very powerful substance and care must be taken to follow dosing directions carefully or poisoning may occur. Every package of Boron Acid supplementals will have the correct dosing written on it.

Proven Effectiveness

Boric acid has been proven to be exceedingly effective in treating vaginal yeast infections when used as a suppository. It is not recommended that it be used for more than 6 consecutive months to treat yeast. It is also proven to be affective in relieving a condition known as Boron deficiency. A deficiency in Boron can result in poor bone health, mental functioning and poor immune performance.
For this reason, Boric Acid is a recommended supplement for people with the following conditions, although scientific data has not accumulated enough evidence to state its proven effectiveness.

- Diabetes
- High cholesterol
- Menopausal symptoms
- Osteoarthritis
- Osteoporosis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Psoriasis

There is anecdotal evidence suggesting that Boric Acid supplements may also enhance athletic performance through increasing the production of testosterone.

Cautions with Boric Acid

While it is generally consider safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women to take low levels of boric acid, consult with your doctor before doing so. Boric acid is not considered to be safe for people with kidney disorders or dysfunction. It is also not recommended for anyone with a hormone related condition such as breast, uterine, cervical or other hormone related cancers and conditions. It is, however, shown to provide relief for menopausal symptoms.

Links to additional information on Boric Acid:

http://altmedicine.about.com/od/herbsupplementguide/a/boron.htm

http://women.webmd.com/boric-acid-for-vaginal-yeast-infection

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/894.html
Supplements with this ingredient:
None (for now)

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