Boric acid, also called hydrogen borate, boracic acid, and orthoboric acid is a weak, monobasic Lewis acid of boron. However, some of its behaviour towards some chemical reactions suggest it to be tribasic acid in the Brønsted sense as well. Boric acid crystalline powder is a white, odorless, and crystalline substance that is commonly used in various industries. It is widely used as an antiseptic, insecticide, and flame retardant. In the medical field, it is used as an eye wash and as a treatment for yeast infections. It is also used in the production of glass, ceramics, and fertilizers. Additionally, it is used as a preservative in food and cosmetics. Its versatility and effectiveness make it a popular choice in many applications.