"Homemade Herbal Deodorant/Antiperspirant"
Recipe:This recipe is easy to make, inexpensive and works just as good (or better than) commercial brands and it doesn't stain your clothes!
- 1/3 cup coconut oil (solid state)
- 1/4 cup baking soda (aluminum-free)
- 1/4 cup arrowroot powder
- Lavender or Lime essential oils
Mix all ingredient very well. Add more coconut oil or arrowroot powder/baking soda if needed until the texture is about the same consistency as commercial deodorant. This is Part 1 (the deodorant part of the recipe)
Ingredients:Part 2 (Antiperspirant)
- 1/8 cup distilled water
- 4 tbsp. dried sage
- 15 drops lavender essential oil
- 1/3 cup witch hazel
- 1/3 cup of pure aloe juice
Part 2 Directions:Place 1 cup of distilled water in an enamel sauce pan and bring almost to a boil
Place sage and thyme in a glass jar and pour the hot water over it.
Let steep for about 30 minutes.
Strain in a glass jar and add witch hazel, pure aloe juice and essential oil This is the liquid you will let cool and mix well( this is the antiperspeient part of the recipe) with part 1.
Note: scoop out of jar with fingers and massage it under your arm pits. Before you place cloths on let deodorant set a few moments
You can also cut a fresh lime in half and use it as a Natural citrus deodorant ( not antiperspirant)place it in a labeled plastic bag a store in refrigerator after each use...