Health Care Remedies

10 Natural Ways To Tackle Bad Body odour – Super Effective


How does it feel, if we get humiliated in a group of people for the bad body odour. When do we get body odour? when we go out for gym, running, when we are exposed to sun, when you are nervous, anxiety, etc.,

What is body odour? 

Our body produces sweat, which has some sort of smell. When the protein is breakdown by bacteria, it produces acids, called propionic acid and isovaleric acid. propionic acid is caused by bacteria, while isovaleric acid is responsible for the bad body odour in the body. 

When there is excess concentration of protein in the sweat that becomes the root cause of the bad body odour or bromhidrosis. This odour is caused only after puberty, due to hormonal changes in the body. Our body generates sweat in armpits, feet, anus area, hands, palms, chest area, head, etc.,Read: Remedies for Cellulite)

what causes sweat?

  • Sweat controls body temperature. It keeps body under control, by releasing excessive sweat from the body.
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Intake of certain medications
  • Cancer
  • High Blood pressure
  • During Menopause
  • Extreme anxiety and stress levels
  • Diabetic
  • Low glucose levels
  • Excess intake of red meat
  • Excess consumption of alcohol

How to prevent bad body odour?

  • Regularly clean yourself after workouts and exercises
  • Wipe your body with wet cloth on the sweat affected area
  • Deodorants does not prevent bad body odour permanently
  • Keep your underarms dry
  • Shave your underarms regularly
  • Avoid oil, fatty and more of sulphur concentrated foods like garlic, onion, spicy and junk food.
  • The time you fell smelly, take a shower
  • Apply powder on the armpits
  • Drink plenty of water

Super quick home remedies for bad body odour

Apple cider vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar

ACV contains anti-bacterial properties and balances skin PH balance, which avoids bad body smell to the maximum.   (Read : Uses of Apricots)

How to apply ACV underarms?

Take a cotton ball and apply ACV to it. Clean the underarm area. Apply ACV to the underarms in the night and morning.

How to take ACV orally?

  • Take 2 tsp of ACV in a glass of lukewarm water with some honey.
  • Before every meal take one glass of ACV for some days

How to take ACV externally?

  • Take one cup of ACV in a bucket full of water
  • soak clothes in the water for sometime
  • This will bad body odour from the body.

Fenugreek tea:

Fenugreek tea

Fenugreek seed contains anti-bacterial properties, which flushes out the toxins from the body, removes bacterial infections from the body, removes bad body odour from the body, and detoxifies the body.

How to prepare fenugreek tea?

  • Add fenugreek seeds in 250 ml of water
  • Boil it for some time, till the water gets reduced to the half.
  • After lukewarm water, drink it
  • Daily take fenugreek tea, in the morning on empty stomach

Fennel tea:

Fennel tea

Fennel seeds increases the digestive system, keeps the bad body odour away. It is the finest way to reduce bad body odour naturally

How to prepare fennel tea?

  • Take 2 cups of water
  • Add 2 tsp of crushed fennel seeds to it and boil
  • Boil until water becomes half.
  • Strain water and add 1 tbsp of honey
  • Drink when it is lukewarm
  • Drink this daily

Green tea:

Green Tea

The unsweetened green tea contains polyphenols,tannic acid and anti-oxidants  which destroys the bacteria and thus removes the bad body odour from the body.   (Read: Benefits of Green Tea)

How to take externally?

  • Prepare green tea , strain and let it get cool down
  • Now take the green tea and apply on the affected areas and leave it for 15 min
  • Wash off and do this daily

How to take externally?

  • Drink  green tea daily on empty stomach twice a day

Lemon :

Lemon juice

Lemon is acidic in nature, which will lower the pH levels of the skin, hence making hard for the bacteria to survive and giving a lemony fresh odour. (Read: What Happens When you Drink Lemon with Turmeric)

How to use?

  • Rub the slice of lemon on affected areas and leave for 15 min
  • Wash off with lukewarm water
  • This must be done before going to bath
  • If you have sensitive skin, then dilute lemon juice with water and apply on the areas
  • After few days, the bad odour gets disappears and gets lemony smell

Epsom salt:

Epsom salt

Epsom salt helps our body to produce a hormone called serotonin, which helps body to get relaxed and lessens the sweat to produce.

How to use ?

  • Take 2-3 cups of Epsom salt in a bath tub
  • Soak in the water at least for 20 min
  • Epsom salt lessens the body odour, lessens the sweat and gives you a young looking fresh body

Witch Hazel:

Witch hazel and olive oil

Witch hazel contains astringent properties, which reduces of the skin pores of sweat glands, thereby reducing the production of sweat glands. It is a natural antiperspirant, which reduces the bad body odour.

How to use?

  • Take a cotton ball and dab some witch hazel on it
  • Simply rub on the affected areas


  • Take a witch hazel spray and dilute it with water
  • Transform this spray in a spray bottle
  • Spray when ever needed
  • This works in place of deodorants

How to use externally?

  • Take a bucket full of water
  • Add witch hazel to it and soak clothes for 15 min

Rosemary herbs:

Rosemary herbs

Rosemary herbs are known for fresh fragrance. It contains menthol and chlorophyll, which removes the bad body odour from the body.

How to use?

  • Take ½ cup of dried rosemary leaves
  • Add to it 5 cups of water
  • Steep for about 20 min
  • Now transform the solution to the bath tub
  • Soak and get relaxed in bath tub for about 20 min
  • Doing this daily will eliminate body odour permanently

Tea bags:

Green tea bags

You heard it right tea bags, soak yourself in tea and get relaxed. Tea contains tannins, which will dry out the skin and lessens the sweat.

How to use?

  • Take 4 tea bags and 2 litre of water
  • Boil the water and insert tea bags in the water
  • Now transform the mix to the bath tub and soak yourself for 15 min
  • Do this at least twice a week

Neem leaves:

Neem leaves

Neem leaves contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which kills bacteria and infection in the body, thus giving a good body odour. (Read : Benefits of Tulsi leaves)

How to use?

  • Take few bunch of neem leaves
  • Boil them in a bucket full of water
  • Take bath with that water


  • Take few neem leaves and make them paste
  • Now take this paste and add it in bucket of water
  • Boil, strain and take bath


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