Natural tips to get rid of Body odor

Body odor can be very embarrassing and can cause stress in social situation. It is because of the bacteria growing on the skin surface.  Body odor is also influenced by one’s lifestyle, genetics, and medication.  It is possible to get rid of body odour if one maintains personal hygiene.

Here are a few simple tips to get rid of body odor-

One should have bath regularly, if possible twice a day, to keep the body clean and free of body odor. You can try antibacterial  soap.

Mixing juice of one lemon to your bath water helps to keep you refreshed.

Add rose water to your bath water to keep you fresh through out the day.

Keep your underarms or armpits  free of hair, as hair collects perspiration and might cause offensive odor. Try rinsing your armpit with a tsp of vinegar diluted in a mug of water.

Wear cotton clothes as they absorb perspiration better. Wear clean clothes.

Deodorant and perfumes available in the market may mask the body odor or can give only temporary solutions, so one should find out the root cause of body odor and try to eliminate it.

Reduce taking spicy food, as it can give your sweat a foul odor. Avoiding refined sugar, junk food, alcohol, red meat, fast food, caffeine also helps. Certain strong smelling vegetables like garlic and onion can give body odor.Brush your teeth after have  garlic or onion. Also reduce the intake of processed food and choose fresh healthy food. Once you change your food habits, you body odor might also reduce or disappear.

Keep your teeth clean to prevent bad breath. Consult your dentist if your have any problems regarding the teeth.

Drink 7-8 glasees of water as water helps to get rid of toxins from the body.

Practice relaxation techniques like yoga and meditation which helps to control stress which triggers excessive sweating.

Smelly and sweaty feet 

If you have sweaty feet , use cotton socks and wash it regularly.

Have 2 pair of shoes so that you don’t have to wear the same shoes everyday. Rotate it giving them time to dry completely.

Lastly maintaining personal hygiene not only helps us to smell good but also helps to boost our confidence and self esteem.

Seek medical help  if these tips do not work out for you and if your body odor is severe.