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What are different home remedies for treating Body Odor? – Part 2

What is Body Odor?
• Body odor is the term referred to any kind of unpleasant smell that is associated with an individual’s body.
• The condition that causes body odor is hyperhidrosis.
• Perspiration is the part of the cooling process of body.
• Water on the skin’s surface evaporates and gives a cooling sensation to the body.
• Perspiration or sweat doesn’t cause odor.
• The bacteria that gets accumulated on the skin releases unpleasant smelling chemicals.
• The body odor is strongly associated with the emission from our sweat glands.
• The armpits and genitals perspire more as compare to any other parts of the body.

Causes of Body Odor
• Any prolonged and chronic disease
• Use of drugs
• Certain foods and beverages
• Anxiety
• Menopause in women
• Over secretion of hormones
• Constipation

Home Remedies for Body Odor

11. Sage tea
• Drinking a cup of sage tea daily will reduce the activity of sweat glands.
• It will minimize the odor and acts as body odor remedy.

12. Tomato juice
• Blend tomato juice with fresh sage leaves.
• Apply this on the area for 10 minutes before bathing.
• This is also a very good body odor treatment.

13. Use of
• Zinc
• Ultimate Flora
• Probiotics
• Dygestive Enzimes
• Hydrogen Peroxide, or Peroxil


1. Vitamin A:
– Take 25,000 international units daily for two weeks.

2. Vitamin-B complex:
• Take a supplement containing 100 milligrams of each of the major B vitamins daily.
• Take an additional 50 milligrams of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) daily.
• 50 milligrams of vitamin B1 (thiamine) twice a day.
• Cut back to 20 milligrams every other day for three weeks.

3. Vitamin C
– Take 3,000 milligrams daily.

4. Zinc
– Take 50 milligrams daily.

5. Alfalfa tablets
– These tablets contain a lot of chlorophyll, which has a deodorizing effect.

6. Chlorophyll
• This is also available in soft gel capsules and chewable tablets.
• This helps reduce embarrassing body odors.

7. Parsley
• This is also is a good source of chlorophyll.
• Munching on several sprigs of parsley a day can help with body odor.

• Make an herbal spray deodorant by combining 5 drops each of sage, coriander, and lavender essential oils with 2 ounces of distilled witch hazel.
• Shake before each use.

Remedies for Sweat
• Use antibacterial soap or deodorant soap to combat body odor due to sweating.
• Wear cotton clothes during summer so that the sweat is soaked up.
• Avoid using antiperspirant because they clog sweat glands, use alum instead.
• Avoid using deodorant.

Diet for Body Odor
• Try and follow a balanced diet.
• Cut down on the junk foods and oily foods.
• Including a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
• The high fiber content in fruits can also be supplemented with whole cereals which are rich in fiber.
• This will help with digestion.
• It will also improve the efficiency of your body’s detoxification system.
• Avoid refined sugar, white flour, hydrogenated oils and other processed foods.
• Avoid red meat because it releases many toxins into the blood stream.
• Avoid foods that lack fiber.
• Avoid alcohol, caffeine, cumin and garlic.

Eat a healthy diet which contains:
• whole grains
• lots of leafy vegetables
• sprouts
• fresh fruits
• soy products
• raw nuts

Other suggestions for Body Odor
– Never repeat unwashed clothes, especially undergarments during summer, it will aggravate the odor.
– Wax your armpits regularly.
– People who wear shoes for long time complain of foot odor.
– It is caused by rapid bacteria growth due to excess sweating of feet.
– To avoid foot odor wear cotton socks, never use socks repeatedly.
– Wash your feet properly.
– If possible wear open foot wear like leather sandals.

All the above mentioned remedies for body odor can be used for preventing foot odor.

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