Butyric acid, also known under the systematic name butanoic acid, abbreviated BTA, is a carboxylic acid with the structural formula CH3CH2CH2-COOH. Salts and esters of butyric acid are known as butyrates or butanoates. Butyric acid is found in milk, especially goat, sheep and buffalo milk, butter, parmesan cheese, and as a product of anaerobic fermentation (including in the colon and as body odor). It has an unpleasant smell and acrid taste.
Used in pharmacy for pain relief.
Uses for fast relief of symptoms of athlete’s foot:
- scaling skin
- sweaty or offensive foot odor
- deformed, brittle nails or hangnails
No side effects are recorded.
Please read the medicine’s instructions and consult your doctor!
Butyric acid, BTA, butanoic acid
Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butyric_acid#Uses