Body odor causes : Body odor remedies – Homemade

Body odor causes:

  • Excessive sweating: When sweat mixed with bacteria in the moist and warm environment is the main cause of bad odor. 
  • Too little Fiber: Too little fiber in the body will affect your overall body odor.
  • Stress:  Sweat that caused due to stress is one of the main reasons for body odor.
  • Food habits: Poor and unhygienic food habits will result in unpleasant odor.
  • Gastrointestinal problems:  chronic constipation, genetic metabolic disorders, liver disease and diabetes will also cause bad odor.
  • Alcohol: consuming alcohol, cumin, caffeine and garlic are common causes of Body odor.
  • Processed food items: Items like refined sugar, white flour, fried items and hydrogenated oils will cause body odor.

Body odor remedies:

  1. Apple cider vinegar: This can be alternative to your deodorant; this can reduce the acidic nature of your skin. Dilute small Quantity of vinegar in water and apply it over the sweating area.
  2. Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide diluted with water in 1:10 ration can be used to wash sweating areas to avoid odor.
  3. Rosewater: Add few drops of rose water in the bathtub or to the water. Take bath using this water.
  4. Wheat grass Juice: Drinking a glass of water with wheat grass juice in the morning with empty stomach will prevent body odor.
  5. Baking soda: baking soda with cornstarch mixture can be sprinkled over the sweeting area to absorb sweating.
  6. Radishes: Radish juice mixed with teaspoon of glycerin can be used as deodorant to control body odor.
  7. Tomato juice: Soaking tomato juice in tour bathtub for 10 minutes can reduce severe body odor.
  8. Honey: Add tablespoon of honey to warm water and take bath using this as a final rinse to your body. This will control the body odor to some extent.
  9. Gram flour with curd: Paste created from gram flour mixed with curd can be applied to the whole body before bath will help removing bad body odor.
  10. Bael leaves with Shikakai: Bael leaves dried/crushed mixed with soap nut (Shikakai) is used as alternative to your soap to treat body odor.
  11. Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil mixed /diluted with water can be used as deodorant spray.
  12. Betel leaves with gooseberry:  Paste of Betel leaves with equal quantity of amla(gooseberry) needs to applied on whole body to cure body odor.
  13. Alcohol: Alcohol diluted with water can be used to rinse the body to reduce the body odor.
  14. Carrot juice: Drinking carrot juice everyday with mint leaves helps you to reduce bad body odor.
  15. Mint: Add Boiled mint leaves to your bath water to reduce body

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