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• For excessive underarm odor, use a mild solution of hydrogen peroxide (3%) Put a teaspoonful in a glass of water and wash the underarm.
• Frequent bathing is good for those who are troubled with skin odors. In some people merely shaving the hair from under the arms may relieve this problem.
• Add three cups of tomato juice in the water and soak for fifteen minutes or longer. It will help to get rid of body odor. This is one of the best home remedies for body odor.
• Take juice of about two dozen radishes, add 1/4 teaspoon of glycerin, and put in a spray-top bottle. This is an effective home remedy for body odor. Use as an underarm deodorant or to reduce foot odor. .
• Clothes should be loose as they allow the body to breathe better than tight clothes. The perspiration escapes and doesn't become a breeding place for bacteria. The type of fabric is also very important. Synthetic fabrics for shoes and clothes don't allow the body to breathe, so natural fabrics are better than synthetic fibres. Change clothes regularly.
• Dietary changes are also very important in decreasing the body odor. Certain foods, such as meat, onions, garlic, exotic spices, and drinks such as coffee and alcohol can lead to body odor. Try removing these from diet for a week or two and see if this makes a difference.
• Tobacco use is a major cause of body odor. If you stop smoking it may take several weeks for the body to rid itself of odor causing substances.
• Rosemary is an antibacterial herb. Put 8 to 10 drops of the essential oil in 1 ounce of water and apply it where needed. One of the useful home remedies for body odor.
• Wash your armpits with alcohol, white vinegar or witch hazel instead of deodorant.
• Apple cider vinegar also helps to reduce under arm body odor when used in place of deodorant because it reduces the pH of the skin. Bacteria can't live in areas with low pH.
• Baking soda acts as an agent that kills the bacteria and helps to absorb perspiration. Cornstarch can also be used or it can be mixed with the baking soda.
• Chewing parsley, alfalfa and other leafy greens also helps to neutralize body odor, because of the deodorizing effect of the chlorophyll.
• Herbalists suggest drinking a cup of sage tea daily reduces sweat gland activity.
• For body odor treatment, fresh sage leaves blended with tomato juice have been found to be very effective.
• Juice of the Turnip also helps to decrease underarm odor for up to 10 hours. Grate a turnip; squeeze the juice through cheesecloth, to get two teaspoonfuls. Apply it under the arms.
• Take 500 mg of wheat grass daily on an empty stomach and drink a glass of water. The chlorophyll will dramatically reduce body odor. This is one of the useful home remedies for body odor.
• Eat 1 teaspoon of fresh parsley with each meal.This is also an effective home remedy for body odor.
• Excessive toxics may be one of the causes, try taking steam baths or sunbaths frequently as part of an overall detoxification program.
• A high-potency B-vitamin (50 mg or higher) when taken with magnesium will help reduce certain secretions that can be a cause of odor.
• Soaking feet in water mixed with either vinegar or Epsom salts can also be effective. A dusting of talcum, cornstarch, or a medicated foot powder directly on the skin and in the shoes can help as well.
• It is studied that body odor can be produced by deficiency of zinc. Good natural sources of zinc are spinach, parsley, collard greens, brussel sprouts, cucumbers, and asparagus. Spinach is the richest source of zinc. Taking juice of all the above foods makes a very good remedy for body odor.



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