There are two isotopic forms of boron 10B (19%) and 11B (81%).
Boron was first isolated (1808) by French chemists Joseph-Louis Gay-Lussac and Louis-Jacques Thenard and independently by British chemist Sir Humphry Davy.
- Boron is a mineral that’s present in the atmosphere and food.
- People use boron supplements as food.
- Boron is used to building solid bones, treat osteoarthritis, help build muscles, boost testosterone level, and enhance cognitive skills and the synchronisation of muscles.
- Boron is unreactive when it comes in contact with acids and alkalis at moderate temperatures.