Ongoing scientific studies reveal another use of borates in healthcare every day.
World Health Organization (WHO) states that adult healthy individuals could consume 1-13 mg boron by feeding. Scientific research results nowadays show that a person needs a certain amount of boron element on a daily basis.
Borates are also used in a very wide range of applications, including skin care and personal care products.
Artificial tears (eyedrops) are commonly used to moisturize irritated eyes, remove redness, relieve the itching related with allergies. Both Borax Decahydrate and Boric Acid are frequently added in small quantities to these eyedrops,in order to control pH and retain moisture.