Body odor is a very unpleasant smell of sweat, this strong smell not only makes you uncomfortable but also others. This strong odor is caused due to bacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat. Though if your body is giving bad odor then there are certain areas of your body, like your pubic hair and underarms, that naturally give off a stronger odor than your other parts of the body.


Home remedies for treating bad body odor is the best way to get rid of this. There is no definite or permanent way to treat this medically, though one may reduce or limit by applying some perfumes, body spray, deodorants or rubbing gel, but all these won’t give you permanent solutions. In summers usually, we sweat and some people sweat a lot and with bad odor. Nobody likes the people with the unpleasant smell, so what is a solution to this?.

Home remedies can only give you a natural way to get rid of bad body odor.


Potatoes are very effective in getting relief from the bad odor of the body, they known for its cooling effects.

Ho to apply: Cut the potato into slices, apply on the areas of sweating or underarms, this will help in controlling perspiration in that part of the body. One will get relief soon from bad odor.


Wheatgrass is also effective in treating bad body odor, it is always advisable to consume to get rid of from it. Take the wheatgrass early in the morning on an empty stomach.

Baking Powder and Lemon Juice

This juice is the beast home remedies or bad body odor, mix 1 tbsp of each of baking powder and lemon juice in a bowl and apply it over various body parts during summers. This keeps you from developing body odor.

Bay leaves

Bay leaves are one of the best home remedies to treat body odor, Soak some bay leaves in water overnight, have a bath with water next morning, do this for a week, one will surely get rid of bad body odor from the body.

Lemon juice

Lemon juice is an effective and safe natural remedy for body odor that can be used alone or in combination with other ingredients.

How to use (1): First cut the lemon into two halves and squeeze the juice of it, Soak a cotton pad in the juice and rub it on your underarms and other odorous areas of the body. Keep this until the juice dries up after that one can have a shower. Do this twice a day fro week and the results will be surprising.

How to use (2): Squeeze the juice in a bowl, mix one cup or water into it. Now pour this mixture in a spray bottle, one can use this n substitute for deodorants and one can use this whenever required. This safe and natural and doesn’t cost much.

Glycerine and Radish

The combination of these both is also very effective in treating bad odor, make juice of radish and add 1 tsp of glycerine. mix well and apply on the underarms, feet, and neck to prevent body odor.