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What are Boric Acid Suppositories?

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What are Boric Acid Suppositories?

Boric acid has been used for centuries to treat vaginal infections and help restore pH balance. Boric acid or H3BO3 is a weak acid that derives from boric oxide. It is used as an antifungal and antiviral substance to help treat several bacterial infections in the vagina. If you are prone to yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis, urinary tract infections, boric acid can alleviate the symptoms.

Boric acid contains Lactobacilli, the bacteria living inside the vagina that helps maintain its acidity and stabilizes its pH balance. In other words, boric acid helps to balance the vaginal environment. Boric acid prevents the overgrowth of yeast and bacteria living inside the vagina. In turn, boric acid treats many symptoms of vaginal bacterial infections. These symptoms include but are not limited to burning sensation, painful urination, foul vaginal odor, itching, and abnormal discharges. It is also beneficial to take boric acid suppositories when you need to feel balanced ‘down there’. Boric acid is safe to use after sexual intercourse, menstruation cycle, or anytime your pH feels off. Ladies, do not wait until there is an infection to add boric acid to your vaginal care.

If you have not tried Kushae’s boric acid, you are missing out! Kushae’s medical-grade boric acid is sourced from seawater. When used vaginally is an effective way to rebalance your pH and eliminate BV and yeast infections for good. It is very effective and takes effect within 1-2 days, with over 95% of women reported immediate relief! Use after sexual intercourse, menstruation cycle, or anytime your pH feels off. The Kushae Boric Acid Suppositories give you a natural solution for BV & Yeast infections. It is a gentle, dry capsule formula (we recommend wearing a liner for potential vaginal discharge - your body is cleansing itself).

According to our co-founder Dr. Barb, OB/GYN, she recommends the following doses for her patients, per the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) guideline:

For Yeast

  • Acute (current infection) - Insert 1 suppository capsule into vagina once daily for 2-3 weeks.
  • Prophylaxis (for women prone to yeast infections who want to prevent future infections) Insert 1 suppository capsule into vagina twice a week for 6 months.
  • For BV
  • Acute (current infection) - Insert 1 capsule into vagina once a day for 21 days.
  • Prophylaxis (to prevent) - Insert 1 suppository capsule into vagina twice a week for 6 months.


The vagina is sensitive and many things can disrupt its natural flora, such as sexual activities, douching, or wearing tight underwear. Boric acid suppositories help ensure ‘down there’ is balanced and harmonious. Try out the Kushae Boric Acid and feel the Kushae difference.

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